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1975 offseason 2

Posted 03-08-2018 at 07:47 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 06-16-2018 at 10:52 AM by TommyJohn

1975 Offseason

Bill Veeck wasted no time getting right to work. On the day the sale of the team was approved, Jim Kaat was dispatched to the Phillies in exchange for pitcher Dick Ruthven and shortstop prospect Alan Bannister. Two days later Ruthven was flipped to the Braves along with Ken Henderson for former NL batting champ Ralph Garr. In between, Veeck finally granted Bill Melton his dream trade, sending him to the California Angels for 1st baseman Jim Spencer.

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1975 offseason

Posted 03-08-2018 at 07:41 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 06-16-2018 at 10:47 AM by TommyJohn

1975 Offseason

John Allyn went into September with no firm offers for the White Sox. A stumbling block was Allyn's insistence that the buyer also purchase White Sox Park, which no one was willing to do. Tony Tortoriello of Torco was still an interested party, but wanted the City of Chicago to buy the park and lease it back to him. City officials were in the midst of clashing with Bears owner George Halas, who had threatened to move his team to Arlington Heights unless he got a new...
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