On July 20, 1916, the New York Giants trade two Hall of Famers, pitcher Christy Mathewson and outfielder Edd Roush, to the Cincinnati Reds as part of a five-player deal. The 35-year-old Mathewson, who sports a record of 3-4 with the Giants, will become the Reds’ player-manager.
Pittsburgh Pirates make one of their better trades in recent memory, acquiring shortstop Jay Bell from the Cleveland Indians
March 25, 1989
January 15, 1927
New York Mets release veteran outfielder Cleon Jones, who had previously been suspended for insubordinate actions.
July 27, 1975