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Today in Phillies History for November 20th

It Happened on This Day in:

2006: Ryan Howard is named 2006 National League MVP. He becomes the second player to be named Rookie of the Year and MVP in back to back seasons (following Cal Ripken Jr.)

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1981: In a 3-team trade, the Phils got Bo Diaz from Cleveland, sent Lonnie smith to St. Louis, and sent Scott Munninghoff to Cleveland
1989: Released Mike Maddux
1989: Released Dwayne Murphy
1996: Signed free agent Erick Platenberg
2007: Acquired Chris Snelling from Tampa Bay for cash considerations.
2011: Traded a player to be named later or cash to Colorado for Ty Wigginton
2015: Claimed A.J. Achter off waivers from MInnesota

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