The Ken Brett for Dave Cash trade between the Philadelphia Phillies and Pittsburgh Pirates on this very date 47 years ago proved to be a winner for both teams. Division and cross-state rivals dealing key players in their prime to one another.
Larry Andersen arrived in Philly at the 1983 trade deadline in a move to bolster the bullpen, and became one of the most beloved Phillies of all-time.
Right-handed pitcher Bob Terlecki made his only nine MLB appearances in the late summer of 1972 with the Philadelphia Phillies.
The 'Phillies 50' series pitching entry from the 1975 Phillies ball club is Cy Acosta, a reliever who tossed the final six games of his MLB career that season.
The only player on the 1976 Phillies roster who fits the bill for this 'Phillies 50' series is infielder Fred Andrews, who appeared in four games that year.