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Today in Phillies History for April 30th

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

41 wins, 49 losses, and 3 ties (for a winning percentage of 44.1 percent)

It Happened Today in:

1887: At the first game at the Broad and Huntington Street Park (later called Baker Bowl), the Phils beat New York 15-9
1919: The Phils and Brooklyn play a 20-inning, 9-9 tie. Each team scored three runs in the 19th inning.
1932: With Phillie Kiddo Davis on third and one out, Dodger Joe Stripp tried the hidden ball trick. After the umpire called Davis safe, Stripp spiked the ball and was ejected.
1961: Trailing 6-0 in the top of the 8th inning, manager Gene Mauch uses a team record 5 pinch-hitters to score 7 runs in the inning. The Phils go on to beat St. Louis 11-7 in the 10th inning.
1962: The Phils beat Warren Spahn and Milwaukee 6-4, ending an 11-game losing streak to the lefty that dated to May of 1959.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1936: Traded Mickey Haslin to Boston (NL) for Pinky Whitney
1955: Purchased Roy Smalley from Milwaukee
1955: Traded Smoky Burgess, Steve Ridzik and Stan Palys to Cincinnati for Andy Seminick, Glen Gorbous and Jim Greengrass
1958: Sold Tom Qualters to Chicago (AL)

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