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When occured: 
Mon, 1924-10-27

The Chicago Cubs trade pitcher Vic Aldridge and first basemen George Grantham and Al Niehaus to the Pittsburgh Pirates for 1B Charlie Grimm, shortstop Rabbit Maranville and P Wilbur Cooper. Grantham will hit .300 for six seasons for Pittsburgh, while Grimm will play 11 seasons with Chicago, eventually becoming player-manager. In 1925, Maranville will be named a player-manager as well. Cooper, who has averaged 20 wins a year over the past six seasons, will drop to 12-14 with the Cubs.

 

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Al Niehaus, Charlie Grimm, George Grantham, Rabbit Maranville, Vic Aldridge, Wilbur Cooper

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