Sports Quiz / On This Date in MLB History - December 20th

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On this date...December 20thYear
This commissioner made the deciding vote in favor of the American League to return the World Series to a 'Best of 7' instead of a 'Best of 9', as the National League proposed1921
The St. Louis Cardinals traded this 2x Triple Crown winning second baseman to the San Francisco Giants for Frankie Frisch and Jimmy Ring1926
This person bought a controlling interest in the Philadelphia Athletics from the Shibe family for $42,0001940
The St. Louis Cardinals trade this 5x All-Star pitcher along with Pete Vuckovich to the Milwaukee Brewers for Lary Sorensen, Sixto Lezcano, Dave Green, and Dave LaPointe1980
After missing the deadline to tender a contract, the Boston Red Sox permitted these two All-Stars to become free agents1980
The Seattle Mariners traded this Gold Glove winning shortstop to the Cleveland Indians for Felix Fermin and Reggie Jefferson1993
The Toronto Blue Jays traded this 2x World Series champion and All-Star first baseman to the New York Mets for Robert Person1996
On this date...December 20thYear
This former Rookie of the Year and All-Star pitcher signed a two-year deal worth $13.75 million with the Los Angeles Dodgers2001
This group decided to sell the Boston Red Sox to a group of investors led by Florida Marlins owner, John Henry for over $600 million, the most ever spent to buy a team2001
This 6x All-Star and former Rookie of the Year catcher signed a one-year deal worth $700,000 with the Chicago White Sox2002
This All-Star and World Series champion outfielder agreed to a four-year deal worth $26 million with the New York Mets2002
This 5x All-Star first baseman agreed to a one-year deal worth $3.75 million with the Los Angeles Dodgers2002
This pitcher joined his 8th team in 11 years when he signed a four-year deal worth $52 million with the Chicago Cubs2012
The Tampa Bay Rays traded this franchise third baseman to the San Francisco Giants for Denard Span, Christian Arroyo, Matt Krook, and Stephen Woods2017

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