A peek at the past
Left-handed pitcher Chris Short following a workout at Jack Russell Stadium in the 1960s. Clubhouse was pretty basic back then. (Bob Warrington photo)
A historical look at the dates of February 11-28.
February 12, 1965
Ruben Amaro Jr. born in Philadelphia, PA.
February 13, 1970
Kevin Stocker born in Spokane, WA.
February 14, 1915
OF Sherry Magee traded to Boston Braves for two players to be named later and cash.
February 15, 1984
RHP Ron Reed traded to Chicago White Sox for LHP Jim Kaat.
February 16, 2004
OF Doug Glanville signed as free agent.
February 16, 2014
RHP A.J. Burnett signed as a free agent.
February 17, 1996
LHP Terry Mulholland signed as free agent.
February 17, 2006
Scott Franzke joined the Phillies' broadcast team.
February 20, 2002
OF Bobby Abreu signed a five-year contract extension.
February 23, 1979
C Barry Foote, 2B Ted Sizemore, OF Jerry Martin, RHPs Derek Botelho and Henry Mack traded to the Chicago Cubs for 2B Manny Trillo, C Dave Rader and OF Greg Gross.
February 24, 1947
Phillies hold their first ever spring training workout in Clearwater at Athletic Field.
February 24, 2004
Hall of Fame broadcaster Harry Kalas signed a three-year contract extension.
February 25, 1972
RHP Rick Wise traded to St. Louis Cardinals for LHP Steve Carlton.
February 27, 1968
Matt Stairs born in New Brunswick, Canada.