This trade happened in mid-season of 1910, which may seem like pre-historic times. 24-year-old first baseman Fred Luderus came to the Phillies from the Chicago Cubs for a 28-year-old Bill Foxen, a left-handed pitcher. It turned out to be a great Phillies trade. What classifies it as “great”? My ground rules: the new player must … Continue reading A century-old Phillies trade that paid off in a pennant
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