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The Mets trade pitchers
Gary Gentry and Danny Frisella to the Braves for 2B Felix Milan and P George Stone, both of whom will contribute significantly to the Mets 1973 pennant.
Former Boston SS
Freddy Parent dies at the age of 96. Parent had been the last surviving player from the first modern World Series between Boston and Pittsburgh in 1903.
PLAYERS BORN ON NOVEMBER 6, 1972 » Deivi Cruz in Nizao, D.R.
The Cards bring IN THE NEWS: Tim McCarver back to St. Louis, sending Jorge Roque to Montreal in exchange.
PLAYERS BORN ON NOVEMBER 12, 1972 » Homer Bush in East St. Louis, IL
The White Sox IN THE NEWS: Dick Allen wins the American League MVP Award by an overwhelming margin over Joe Rudi of the A's. Allen led the league in home runs (37), RBI (113), walks (99), and slugging (.603).
Boston's IN THE NEWS: Carlton Fisk is the unanimous choice for American League Rookie of the Year, the first time this has happened. The catcher hit 22 home runs and led the AL East with a .293 average. Jon Matlack of the Mets is named the National League Rookie of the Year.
The Cubs trade
Bill North to the A's for pitcher Bob Locker.
IN THE NEWS: Johnny Bench wins the National League MVP with 263 votes to 211 for runner-up Billy Williams. It is Bench's 2nd award in three years.
The Yankees acquire veteran IN THE NEWS: Matty Alou from the A's for Rob Gardner and Rich McKinley. It is the 2nd time the Yankees have traded Gardner to the A's for an Alou. Last year it was Felipe Alou.
TSN announces IN THE NEWS: Gold Glove Award winners. Pirate Roberto Clemente wins his 12th straight, and Dodger 1B Wes Parker his 6th in a row. Neither will play in 1973.
In a great trade for New York, the Indians swap 3B IN THE NEWS: Graig Nettles and C Gerry Moses to the Yankees for C John Ellis, IF Jerry Kenney, and outfielders Charlie Spikes and Rusty Torres.
The Dodgers trade OF IN THE NEWS: Frank Robinson, P Bill Singer, and three others to the Angels for P Andy Messersmith and 3B Ken McMullen.
PLAYERS BORN ON NOVEMBER 28, 1972 » Jose Parra in Jacagua, D.R.
Twelve transactions, involving 36 players, take place. Among those sent to new clubs are OF IN THE NEWS: Larry Hisle (to the Twins), 2B Dave Johnson (Braves), OF Del Unser (Phils), Oscar Gamble (Indians), Cesar Tovar (Phils) and OF Hal McRae and P Wayne Simpson (Royals).