On December 10, 1935, the Philadelphia A’s trade American League home run king Jimmie Foxx and 17-game winner Johnny Marcum to the Boston Red Sox for pitcher Gordon Rhodes, minor leaguer George Savino, and $150,000.

The future Hall of Fame slugger will play six years for Boston, including his third MVP season in 1938, in which he hit .349, slugged 50 home runs, and drove in 175 runs.