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Today in Phillies History for December 1st

It Happened on This Day in:

1896: The Phillies hire George Stallings as manager. He would later manage the Boston Braves, winning a World Series in 1914 and finishing second to the Phillies in 1915.
1943: Hired former Yankee pitcher and Boston farm director Herb Pennock as the team's first ever general manager, signing him to a 5-year deal.
1986: After a one-year layoff, Mike Schmidt earns his 10th and final gold glove

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1958: Selected Johnny O'Brien from St. Louis (NL) in the Rule 5 draft
1964: Traded Danny Cater and Lee Elia to Chicago (AL) for Ray Herbert and Jeoff Long
1969: Lost Gene Rounsaville to Chicago (AL) and Manny Trillo to Oakland in the Rule 5 draft
1989: Signed free agent Carmelo Martinez
1993: Signed free agent Tom Quilan
2005: Signed free-agent Sal Fasano
2009: Signed free agent Brian Schneider

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