On April 23, 1968 — The Chicago Cubs acquire outfielder Jim Hickman and relief pitcher Phil Regan from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for outfielder Ted Savage and starting pitcher Jim Ellis. Regan will lead the National League with 25 saves this season.
Regan went 22-10 with a 2.28 ERA and went 14-1 in 1966. Hickman will have a solid run with the Cubs and have a career year in 1970 with 32 homeruns and a .315 Batting average. He will finish 8th in the MVP race.
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