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Mon, 1932-03-14

On March 14, 1932, the Cincinnati Reds acquire catcher Ernie Lombardi, outfielder Babe Herman, and infielder Wally Gilbert from the Brooklyn Dodgers for catcher Clyde Sukeforth and infielders Tony Cuccinello and Joe Stripp. Herman bats .324 in one season in Cincinnati following the trade (he will later return to the club for two seasons), but Lombardi makes the trade a steal. Lombardi bats .311 in 10 seasons in Cincinnati, winning a batting title and MVP Award in 1938.

 

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Babe Herman, Batting title, Brooklyn Dodgers, Cincinnati Reds, Clyde Sukeforth, Ernie Lombardi, Joe Stripp, MVP, Tony Cuccinello, Wally Gilbert
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