On November 28, 1961 — The Philadelphia Phillies send pitcher John Buzhardt and infielder Charley Smith to the Chicago White Sox for first baseman Roy Sievers. The Sievers trade is announced by the Sox after the Joe Cunningham trade, as they don’t want to appear to need a first baseman.

 


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