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The Cardinals Shocked Enos Slaughter

Published by on May 12, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The Yankees acquired the services of Enos Slaughter from the St. Louis Cardinals on April 11, 1954, in exchange for Bill Virdon, Mel Wright, and Emil Tellinger.

Slaughter, who had been with the Cardinals since 1938, broke down and cried when he learned that he was traded to the Yankees.

The Biggest Shock of Slaughter's Life

"This is the biggest shock of my life. Something I never expected to happen. I've given my life to this organization, and they let you go when they think you're getting old."

There was no mistaking Slaughter's bitterness.

The Cardinals Were Building a Younger Team

Cardinals' owner August A. Busch explained that Slaughter was traded because ...

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