On December 8, 1966 -Five years after he broke Babe Ruth’s record for homers in a season the Yankees trade two-time MVP Roger Maris to the Cardinals for third baseman Charley Smith. The former Yankee outfielder will play a key role in the 1967 Cardinal World Championship next season and will help the club win another pennant the following year, while New York’s newest infielder will hit only .224 during his two-year tenure in New York.