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November 29th

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1971 In a winter meeting trade now considered one of the worst in baseball history, the Astros deal nine-year veteran second baseman Joe Morgan, along with Ed Armbrister, Jack Billingham, Cesar Geronimo, and Denis Menke to the Reds for Tommy Helms, Lee May, and Jimmy Stewart. Cincinnati gains a regular center fielder and a top-of a rotation starter because Houston skipper Harry Walker, not known for his tolerance, labeled the 29 year-old future Hall of Famer middle infielder a troublemaker.

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