Richie Ashburn and Robin Roberts during their younger years with the Phillies. Each was signed by the Phillies, Ashburn as an 18-year-old in 1947 out of Tilden, NE and Robbie, as a 21-year-old in 1948 after a basketball-baseball career at Michigan State University.
A historical look at the dates of November 23-30.
November 23, 1943
The Phillies franchise is purchased by the Carpenter family, with 28-year-old Robert R. M. Carpenter Jr. becoming the youngest club president in major league history.
November 26, 1980
Mike Schmidt becomes just the third player in National League history to be unanimously voted MVP.
November 28, 1964
Third baseman Dick Allen is named the NL Rookie of the Year.