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1966 Dick Ellsworth is traded by the Cubs to the Phillies for right-hander Ray Culp and cash. During his eight-year tenure in Chicago, the southpaw, who had both a 22-win (1963) and 22-loss (1966) season for the club, compiled 84 victories, the most by a North-side hurler during the decade.
2011 Tim McCarver is named the recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award, becoming only the second television analyst, along with Tony Kubek, to win the award for broadcasting excellence. The former catcher and longtime broadcaster has provided local analysis for the Mets, Yankees, and Phillies as well as appearing on the national stage doing the Game of the Week and postseason telecasts for NBC, CBS, and FOX.

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