A peek at the past
Aerial view of the Sports Complex, late in 2003. The last months of Veterans Stadium and the Spectrum, and the final construction phase of Citizens Bank Park. (Phillies photo).
A historical look at the dates of January 15-31.
January 15, 2007
Claimed INF Greg Dobbs on waivers from Seattle.
January 17, 1995
LF Gregg Jefferies signed as a free agent.
January 18, 1972
C Mike Lieberthal born in Glendale, Calif.
January 20, 1993
OF Jim Eisenreich signed as a free agent.
January 22, 1979
C Carlos Ruiz born in David, Chiriqui, Panama.
January 24, 2018
1B Jim Thome elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
January 26, 1935
C Bob Uecker born in Milwaukee, Wisc.
January 27, 1982
SS Larry Bowa and INF Ryne Sandberg traded to Chicago Cubs for SS Ivan DeJesus.
January 28, 2008
3B Pedro Feliz signed as a free agent.
January 29, 1966
INF John Vukovich selected in the first round of the MLB January amateur draft.
January 29, 2001
OF Ricky Ledee signed as a free agent.
January 30, 1996
C Benito Santiago signed as a free agent.
January 31, 1983
1B Tony Perez signed as a free agent.
January 31, 2002
Broadcaster Harry Kalas is named the winner of the Ford C. Frick Award, which earns him enshrinement in the broadcasters' wing of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.