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Today in Phillies History for November 1st

It Happened on This Day in:

1972: GM Paul Owens names Danny Ozark manager. Ozark had been a coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
2000: Larry Bowa was hired as manager. Bowa was a long-time Phillies shortstop and coach.
2009: Pedro Feliz tied the game in with an 8th inning home run, but Brad Lidge allowed three runs in the 9th inning after recording two outs, leading to a 7-4 loss for the Phillies in Game 4 of the 2009 World Series.
2011: Placido Polanco wins a gold glove for his play at third base. He had previously won two as a second baseman, making him only the second player to ever win the award at two different positions.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1934: Traded Dick Bartell to New York (NL) for Pretzel Pezzullo, Blondy Ryan, Johnny Vergez, George Watkins and cash
1943: Selected Charlie Letchas from Pittsburgh and Charley Schanz from San Diego in the Rule 5 draft
1944: Selected Vance Dinges from Boston (AL) and Charlie Sproull from Milwaukee in the Rule 5 draft
1945: Selected Lou Novikoff from Chicago (NL) in the Rule 5 draft
1996: Signed free agent Tony Barron
1999: Signed free agent Chris Pritchett

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