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IN THE NEWS: The Reds trade P Ross Grimsley to the Orioles for OF Merv Rettenmund and INF Junior Kennedy. Grimsley will win 18 in 1974 for the Orioles.
IN THE NEWS: Ron Santo becomes the first player to invoke the new 10 and five rule. The Cubs want to trade Santo to the Angels for two pitchers, but he vetoes the deal.
The Dodgers trade OF Willie Davis to the Expos for relief P Mike Marshall. Marshall will win the Cy Young Award for the Dodgers in 1974.
IN THE NEWS: The Astros trade OF Jim Wynn to the Dodgers for P Claude Osteen and Dave Culpepper.
IN THE NEWS: A controversial trade for Kansas City: they get veteran P Lindy McDaniel from the Yankees for OF Lou Piniella and P Ken Wright.
In a continuing housecleaning of hometown heroes, the Giants sell future Hall of Famer Juan Marichal to the Red Sox.
|PLAYERS BORN ON DECEMBER 8, 1973|
|» Jeff DaVanon in San Diego, CA|
IN THE NEWS: The Cubs come up with a team Ron Santo will agree to be traded to: Southside rivals the White Sox. P Steve Stone and three other players go to the Cubs.
|PLAYERS BORN ON DECEMBER 11, 1973|
|» Andy Tracy in Bowling Green, OH|
IN THE NEWS: The Yankees announce the signing of Dick Williams as manager, precipitating a legal showdown with Charlie Finley. Two days later, American League president Joe Cronin rules that the Yankees cannot sign Williams.
|PLAYERS BORN ON DECEMBER 19, 1973|
|» Jose Silva in Tijuana, Mexico|
|PLAYERS BORN ON DECEMBER 27, 1973|
|» Raul Gonzalez in Santurce, P.R.|