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Today in Phillies History for August 28th

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

46 wins, 67 losses, and 0 ties (for a winning percentage of 40.7 percent)

It Happened on This Day in:

1901: The Phils win the first of 10 in a row. They won't have another 10-game winning streak until July 1955.
1971: Rick Wise helped earn a 7-3 victory over the Giants by hitting 2 home runs, including a 7th inning grand slam. It's the second time in his career he accomplished the feat.
2006: At single-A Clearwater, Greg Golson hits for the cycle.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

2005: Traded minor-leaguer Kelvin Pichardo to San Francisco for Michael Tucker
2007: Designated John Ennis for assignment
2014: Received Victor Arano from Los Angeles as the second of two players to be named in the trade for Roberto Hernandez.

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