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Redleg Trade Review–Ernie Lombardi

March 14, 1932—Acquired C Ernie Lombardi, OF Babe Herman, and 3b Wally Gilbert from Brooklyn for 2b Tony Cuccinello, 3b Joe Stripp, and C Clyde Sukeforth. The Reds found catcher Lombardi available from Brooklyn for the Dodgers were committed to another young catcher, Al Lopez. Lombardi went on to become one of the greatest hitting … Continue reading