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This Week In Baseball History

Dec 17, 2021

Called the heart and soul of The Big Red Machine, it was a shock when, 45 years ago this week, Cincinnati traded Tony Pérez to the Montreal Expos, breaking up their dynastic club. Why? Mike and Bill look back at Pérez's career and the changing economic structure that made the Reds think their hand was being forced. Plus, happy birthday to Charlie Blackwell and Art Howe! Later, Jacob Pomrenke (@buckweaver) rejoins the show to talk about the late, great Roland Hemond and his relationship with SABR.