On March 14, 1932, the Cincinnati Reds acquire catcher Ernie Lombardi, outfielder Babe Herman, and infielder Wally Gilbert from the Brooklyn Dodgers for catcher Clyde Sukeforth and infielders Tony Cuccinello and Joe Stripp.

Lombardi will star for the Reds over the next 10 seasons. Winning a batting title and MVP in 1938.

Herman will bat .324 in one season in Cincinnati following the trade (he will later return to the club for two seasons).