Born: August 12, 1880, Factoryville, Pennsylvania
Died: October 7, 1925, Saranac Lake, New York
New York Giants (1900-1916), Cincinnati Reds (1916)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1936
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.