1957: The Phillies purchase the contract of P Warren Hacker from the Reds. 1915: Grover Alexander pitches a 4-0, one hit victory over Brooklyn PHILLIES FAN CENTRAL

Today In Phillies History - July 2nd
1927: Outfielder Freddy Leach hits grand-slam home run to beat Chicago, 6- 5. 1930: Pitcher Phil Collins, who finished major league career with only three home runs, hits home runs in fourth and fifth innings of 11-5 victory over Pittsburgh. 1936: Outfielder Johnny Moore hits three consecutive home runs, bats in six runs in 16-4 victory over Pittsburgh. 1955: Longest Phillies winning streak since 1892 reaches eleven games with 6-3 victory over St. Louis in opener of doubleheader. All eleven games were played at home. 1958: Mayo Smith fired as manager of Phillies, and Eddie Sawyer is named to succeed him, his second term as manager of Phillies. 1964: Phillies first baseman Danny Cater suffers broken left arm in 4-1 victory at Milwaukee. ************************ Phillies All-Time Rosters
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