On March 23, 1959 — 1959 – The San Francisco Giants clear space for future Hall of Famers Orlando Cepeda and Willie McCovey by trading first baseman Bill White to the St. Louis Cardinals. Cepeda won the 1958 National League Rookie of the Year Award after batting .312 with 25 home runs and 96 RBI. McCovey, a top prospect in the Giants’ farm system, will make his major league debut this season.

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Baseball Reference March 23
SABR Games Project
National Pastime March 23
Retro Sheet
Replay The Game

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