When occured: 
Sat, 1953-12-26

The Boston Braves land the Pittsburgh Pirates' second baseman Danny O'Connell for $100,000 and six players including pitcher Max Surkont, outfielder Sid Gordon, and former NL Rookie of the Year Sam Jethroe.


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