December 5, 1957 – A trade with the Chicago Cubs brought the Milwaukee Braves starting pitcher, veteran right-hander Bob Rush. To get him the Braves gave up a pair of Taylors, Sammy and Phillips.

Rush will go 10-6 for the Braves and help them to the 1958 World Series. He will lose his only World Series start game 4 to Don Larsen and the New York Yankees 4-0, he gave up 2 runs in 6 innings. The game started a streak of 3 consecutive shut outs.

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