June 9, 1952: The Red purchase Cal Abrams from the Dodgers.
Arams was one of many Dodgers cast-offs acquired by the Reds during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Others included Claude Corbitt, Augie Galan, Tommy Tatum, Willie Ramsdell, Hank Edwards, Bud Podbielan, Clyde King, and Joe Black.
All “Reds trivia” posts come from Greg Rhodes and John Snyder’s fabulous book, “Redleg Journal” (see link for purchasing) and are used with Greg’s permission.
Thanks again to Greg Rhodes for permission to use his material.