December 6th has been a big day in Phils history over the ages.
"You Gotta Believe!" Tug McGraw (1980), "Secretary of Defense" Garry Maddox (1985), prototypical backup catcher Steve Lake (1989), soft-spoken Dale Murphy (1992), 3-16 lifetime record as a Phillie Kyle Abbott (1994), big bopper Jim Thome (2002), and Tom "Flash" Gordon (2005).
Don't Let the Door Hit Ya on the Way Out:
Babeball family legacy Bob Boone (1981), Hall-of-Famer Tony Perez (1983), New York Mets legend Jerry Koosman (1985), Kevin "Repugnant" Gross (1988), 1 of only 43 MLB players with a last name beginning with the letter "Q" Paul Quantrill (1995), and headcase Gavin Floyd (2006).
Red-ass Larry Bowa (1945) and former Cy Young with an awesome beard Steve Bedrosian (1957).
Will there be any transactions to add to the list this year? A Jamie Moyer signing, a Chris Coste trade, a spontaneous Adam Eaton release...