Posts for : February 2020

TOT – The Deal That Sent Eddie Mathews Away

Transaction Of Today…February 25, 1967 – The Atlanta Braves traded a player to be named later, Eddie Mathews and Arnold Umbach to the Houston Astros for Bob Bruce and Dave Nicholson. The Atlanta Braves sent Sandy Alomar (February 25, 1967) to the Houston Astros to complete the trade. Shortly after graduating from high school, the Boston Braves dished out $6,000 to a kid, originally of Texarkana, Texas, who was playing baseball in Santa Barbara. The…