On ,December 12 1944 — 1944 – The Tigers swap infielder Joe Orengo to the Red Sox for Skeeter Webb, son-in-law of Detroit manager Steve O’Neill. O’Neill denies any knowledge of trade talks, saying “I read about it in the morning paper.”

 


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