The Ken Brett for Dave Cash trade between the Philadelphia Phillies and Pittsburgh Pirates on this very date 47 years ago proved to be a winner for both teams. Division and cross-state rivals dealing key players in their prime to one another.
Larry Andersen arrived in Philly at the 1983 trade deadline in a move to bolster the bullpen, and became one of the most beloved Phillies of all-time.
As the Phillies prepare to open the COVID-delayed 2020 MLB season fans should prepare themselves for a different kind of TV and radio broadcast.
Right-handed pitcher Bob Terlecki made his only nine MLB appearances in the late summer of 1972 with the Philadelphia Phillies.
An undrafted 1974 signing, John Poff hit well in the Phillies minor league system during the late 1970's and enjoyed a dozen-game cameo in September 1979.