One of the moving moments of the closing ceremonies at Veterans Stadium in 2003 was Mike Schmidt raising the left arm of Jim Thome, the Phillies' new home run king.
Trade of tall pitchers, 6' 8" RHP Gene Conley traded to Boston Red Sox for 6' 6" RHP Frank Sullivan.
LHP Dick Ellsworth and C Gene Oliver traded to Boston Red Sox for C Mike Ryan.
RHP Jim Bunning traded to Pittsburgh for 3B Don Money, LHP Woodie Fryman, RHP Harold Clem and LHP Bill Laxton.
LHP Grant Jackson, INF Jim Hutto and OF Sam Parilla traded to Baltimore for OF Roger Freed.
C Travis d'Arnaud, RHP Kyle Drabek and OF Michael Taylor traded to Toronto for RHP Roy Halladay. LHP Cliff Lee traded to Seattle for RHP Phillippe Aumont, RHP J. C. Ramirez and OF Tyson Gillies.
C Johnny Oates and LHP Quency Hill traded to Los Angeles Dodgers for 2B Ted Sizemore.