This Day In History: 2000-02-16

February 16, 1953: The Boston Braves trade slugging first baseman Earl Torgeson to the Philadelphia Phillies for pitcher Russ Meyer, then trade Meyer to the Reds for first baseman Joe Adcock; it is their last transaction as the Boston Braves because in less than one month they will announce that the team is moving to Milwaukee for the 1953 season.

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