Born: April 27, 1896, Winters, Texas
Died: January 5, 1963, Chicago, Illinois
St. Louis Cardinals (1915-1926, 1933), New York Giants (1927), Boston Braves (1928), Chicago Cubs (1929-1932), St. Louis Browns (1933-1937)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1942
This Day in Baseball History
On December 6, 1982, the Boston Red Sox trade third baseman Carney Lansford to the Oakland A’s for outfielder Tony Armas as part of a five-player deal. The trade opens up third base for a youngster named Wade Boggs, who will bat .361 in his first full season in 1983.