On January 7, 1924 — The Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians make a seven-player deal involving star first baseman “Tioga” George Burns. A .328 batter in 1923, Burns joins second baseman Chick Fewster and catcher Roxy Walters in heading to the Indians, while catcher Steve O’Neill, second baseman Bill Wambsganss, outfielder Joe Connolly and pitcher Danny Boone join the Red Sox.

 


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