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Today in Phillies History for July 25th

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

42 wins, 59 losses, and 0 ties (for a winning percentage of 41.6 percent)

It Happened on This Day in:

1924: George Harper hits an inside-the-park home run at Baker Bowl to seal a 10-4 win over Chicago.
1948: In the first game of a double header in Cincinnati, Richie Ashburn grounds into a double-play. It was his only double play that year, setting a team record for fewest in a season by a regular player.
1950: The Phils sweep a double-header from Chicago, taking first place in the league and holding it for the rest of the season
1980: Mike Schmidt hits two home runs in the first game of a double-header against Los Angeles to set a new team record with 261 career home runs, passing previous record holder Del Ennis.
2006: In the third inning of a game against Arizona, Ryan Madson throws four wild pitches, tying a major-league record. He also hit two batters and walked five, but allowed only 2 runs in 4 innings. The Phils ended up losing the game 6-5 in 11 innings.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1980: Sold Orlando Gonzalez to Oakland
1999: Acquired Scott Aldred from Tampa Bay to complete the July 20 trade Marty Barnett
2003: Acquired minor-leaguer Brian Powell from San Francisco for a player to be named later

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