October 29, 1928 The Giants trade Lefty O’Doul to the Phillies…

October 29, 1928

The Giants trade Lefty O’Doul to the Phillies in exchange for an outfielder named Freddy Leach. O’Doul, who started his career as a left-handed pitcher, will lead the league in hitting with a .398 batting average next season and will be the runner-up for the MVP to Rogers Hornsby.