December 23, 1905

On December 23, 1905, the Philadelphia A’s sell veteran third baseman Lave Cross to the Washington Senators. Cross had spent the last five seasons with the A’s.

December 23, 1981

On December 23, 1981, the New York Yankees sign outfielder-first baseman Dave Collins to a free agent contract. Collins, who stole 79 bases for the Cincinnati Reds in 1979, will end up a bust in New York and will be traded after one season.
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