Baseball 83: Frankie Frisch

On Dec. 20, 1926, the New York Giants traded their icon, Frankie Frisch, to the St. Louis Cardinals for their icon (and manager), Rogers Hornsby. It's one of the biggest and, I think, most fascinating trades in baseball history.

Both legends had managed to tick off their old teams. With Hornsby, the reason was easy to see: money. Hornsby wanted more of i…

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