Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

This Day in History: 2000-06-03

June 3, 1952: Fan favorite Johnny Pesky is traded to the Detroit Tigers along with Walt Dropo, Don Lenhardt and two others for George Kell, Hoot Evers, and two other Tigers; the trade is one of the biggest trades in Boston Red Sox history and signifies the end of one era and the beginning of the ill-fated Boudreau “Youth Movement.”

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