Atanasio Perez Rigal
Born: May 14, 1942, Ciego De Avila, Cuba
Cincinnati Reds (1964-1976, 1984-1986), Montreal Expos (1977-1979), Boston Red Sox (1980-1982), Philadelphia Phillies (1983)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 2000
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.