When occured: 
Fri, 1934-10-26

On October 26, 1934, the Boston Red Sox acquire shortstop Joe Cronin from the Washington Senators for Lyn Lary and an estimated $250,000. Cronin will hit .295 with 95 RBIs in 1935, the first of his 11 seasons as a Red Sox player. Recently married to Mildred Robertson‚ Clark Griffith's (the club owner) niece and adopted daughter‚ Cronin signed a 5-year contract with the Red Sox.

Boston Red Sox, Clark Griffith, Joe Cronin, Washington Senators
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