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This Day in Baseball: Bob Johnson Sold to the Red Sox

By Precious Sanders @pdsanders99

On December 4, 1943, the Senators sold All-Star Bob Johnson to the Red Sox. Washinton owner Clark Griffith would later recall the deal as one of the worst he ever made, as Johnson went on to have two solid seasons with Boston, hitting .302 for the Sox before retiring at 39.

This day in baseball: Bob Johnson sold to the Red SoxBob Johnson, 1934 (Goudey / public domain)

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