George Thomas Seaver
Born: November 17, 1944, Fresno, California
New York Mets (1967-1977, 1983), Cincinnati Reds (1977-1982), Chicago White Sox (1984-1986), Boston Red Sox (1986)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1992
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.