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Nov 27

Shires Goes to Senators in Big Trade

We want to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. This is an interesting tale about another unique player. 17 June 1930, Washington acquires Art Shires from the White Sox in exchange for Garland Braxton and Bennie Tate. Of the trade one paper wrote, “Arthur (The Great) Shires, first baseman, ex-box fighter and after-dinner speaker of no …

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