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Today in Phillies History for September 19th

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

44 wins, 63 losses, and 2 ties (for a winning percentage of 40.4 percent)

It Happened Today in:

1959: Richie Ashburn's seventh-inning single is his 2,212nd with the club, setting a new team record
1964: Los Angeles beats the Phillies with two out in the bottom of the 16th inning, when Willie Davis singles, steals second, goes to third on a wild pitch, then steals home.
1983: Joe Morgan's home run in the 8th seals a win against the Cardinals. He also went deep in the 4th inning, giving him two on his 40th birthday.
2005: Jimmy Rollins appears on the cover of Sports Illustrated, along with Eagles Donovan McNabb and Terrell Owens (cover date 9/26)

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1960: Traded Don Landrum to St. Louis for Bob Sadowski

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