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Today in Phillies History for March 29th

It Happened on This Day in:

1904: The Phillies gratefully landed at Race Street after returning from spring training in Savannah aboard the S.S. Allegheny. The ship sailed into a heavy gale for most of the trip north, and most of the players were seasick for the duration.
2010: Roy Halladay appears on the cover of Sports Illustrated's baseball preview issue (cover date 4/5)



Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1948: Claimed Ed Heusser on waivers from Brooklyn
1979: Signed free agent Del Unser
1982: Released Don McCormack
1982: Released Mike Proly
1996: Lost Lenny Webster on waivers to Montreal
2000: Traded Yorkis Perez to Houston for Trever Miller.
2003: Signed free agent Wayne Gomes
2009: Signed Dominican free agent Domingo Santana



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