On December 2, 1971, major league teams engineer eight trades, involving a total of 30 players. In the biggest trade, the Baltimore Orioles send star outfielder Frank Robinson to the Los Angeles Dodgers in a six-player deal that brings pitcher Doyle Alexander to Baltimore. After acquiring Robinson, the Dodgers send slugging first baseman Dick Allen to the Chicago White Sox for pitcher Tommy John.
Joel Youngblood becomes the first player to collect hits for two different teams in two cities on the same day
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