Today In Phillies History - August 8th
1915: Phillies outfielder Gavvy Cravath hits four doubles to tie major league record and bats in club record eight runs in 14-7 victory at Cincinnati. 1938: Pitcher Wayne LaMaster traded to Brooklyn Dodgers for pitcher Max Butcher. 1967: In their longest winning streak in almost four years, Phillies win their eighth game in a row, beating San Francisco, 5-4, in ten innings. 1968: Phillies Rick Wise pitches 1-0, one-hit victory (Bart Shirley singles in third inning) at Los Angeles. 1985: The Phillies traded Bo Diaz and Greg Simpson (minors) to the Cincinnati Reds. Received a player to be named later, Tom Foley, and Alan Knicely. The Reds sent Freddie Toliver (August 27, 1985) to the Phillies to complete the trade. ************************ Phillies All-Time Rosters
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