On ,December 12 1932 — in a three-team deal, the Giants send Freddie Lindstrom to the Pirates and OF Chick Fullis to the Phils, getting P Glenn Spencer and OF George “Kiddo” Davis in return. The Bucs ship OF Gus Dugas to Philly. Lindstrom’s departure was expected after he made known his disappointment in not being named John McGraw’s successor as team manager.
It was a three-team trade that also involved the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Phillies. This trade worked out for the Pirates, as neither player they gave up amounted to much after the deal, while Lindstrom put in two solid seasons before he was traded to the Cubs in a deal that also worked out well. He batted .302 in 235 games with the Pirates.
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