On April 4, 1977 — 1977 – The Pittsburgh Pirates make a seemingly minor trade that will pay major dividends when they acquire outfielder Mike Easler from the California Angels for a minor league pitcher, Randy Sealy. Easler will contribute to the Pirates’ World Championship in 1979, then will emerge as one of baseball’s most dangerous hitters in the early 1980s.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference April 4
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