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This Day in Phillies History
June 18th

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1989 The Phillies trade second baseman Juan Samuel to the Mets for outfielder Lenny Dykstra, relief pitcher Roger McDowell, and a player to be named later that will be minor league pitcher Tom Edens. Unfortunately, the Mets' experiment to turn their new infielder, who plays only 86 games, into a center fielder fails miserably, and 'Nails' becomes a three-time All-Star and a cog in Philadelphia's National League championship in 1993.

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