On December 9, 1959 — The Chicago White Sox deal right fielder Johnny Callison to the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for infielder Gene Freese, who will play in Chicago for one year after the trade before returning to the White Sox in 1965. Philadelphia’s new outfielder will become the mainstay, compiling a .271 average, 185 home runs (5th best in franchise history, at the time) while providing rock solid defense during his decade with the team.