On July 28, 1961 — 1961 – The Yanks buy 1B Bob Hale from Cleveland. This will make veteran Earl Torgeson, signed on June 17th, expendable. They’ll release Torgy as a player in early September and sign him as a coach.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference July 28
National Pastime July 28
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
Replay The Game