On April 4, 1918 — The Phillies trade infielder Bert Niehoff (.255, 2, 42) and send cash to the Cardinals for rookie right-hander Mule Watson. Niehoff will play just one more season before retiring, while Watson will pitch two seasons with Philadelphia, posting a 7-11 record, before being traded to the Braves.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference April 4
National Pastime April 4
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