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November 27th

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1947 Triple Crown winner Ted Williams (.343, 32, 162) is edged out by Joe DiMaggio (.315, 20, 97) for the American League MVP by one point. In 1941, the Yankee Clipper also narrowly beat the 'Splendid Splinter', who hit .406 that season, when a writer left the Red Sox right-fielder off the ballot.
1972 The Indians trade third baseman Graig Nettles and catcher Gerry Moses to the Yankees for backstop John Ellis‚ infielder Jerry Kenney‚ and outfielders Charlie Spikes and Rusty Torres. Nettles will play a major role on the Bronx Bombers’ championship teams later in the decade, helping the club win three American League pennants and two World Series.

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