Charlie Manuel had the most ejections by a Phillies manager, 41 which matches his uniform number. Jim Fregosi is second, 23.
A historical look at the dates of December 1-4.
December 1, 1943
Former A’s, Red Sox and Yankees pitcher Herb Pennock is hired by club president Robert R. M. Carpenter Jr. as the first general manager in franchise history.
December 2, 1986
Third baseman Mike Schmidt wins his club-record 10th Gold Glove Award.
December 3, 1958
Infielder Ruben Amaro Sr. is acquired from the St. Louis Cardinals for outfielder Chuck Essegian.
December 3, 1974
Left-handed reliever Tug McGraw is acquired from the New York Mets as part of a six-player deal.
December 3, 2002
Future Hall of Fame first baseman Jim Thome signs as a free agent.
December 3, 2003
Left-handed pitcher Eric Milton is acquired from the Minnesota Twins for right-handed pitcher Carlos Silva, infielder Nick Punto and a player to be named later (RHP Bobby Korecky).
December 3, 2004
Center fielder Kenny Lofton is acquired from the New York Yankees, along with cash, for right-handed relief pitcher Felix Rodriguez.
December 3, 2005
Free agent reliever Tom Gordon signs a three-year contract.
December 3, 2018
Infielder Jean Segura and pitchers Juan Nicasio and James Pazos are acquired from the Seattle Mariners for infielders J.P. Crawford and Carlos Santana.
December 4, 1989
Third baseman Dave Hollins is selected from the San Diego Padres in the Rule 5 draft.
December 4, 1998
Catcher Carlos Ruiz signs as an amateur free agent.