Enos Slaughter Trades and Transactions

The Enos Slaughter trades and transactions seen below include all known instances where Enos Slaughter has been involved in a trade or transaction of any type as it relates to baseball.

" Stan Musial , who spent ten seasons playing alongside Slaughter in the Cardinals outfield, proclaimed, 'Enos Slaughter was a tough competitor. He came to play. When he put his uniform on, you knew he was out to beat you.' Musial added, 'He was one of the great hustlers of baseball. He loved baseball. He always ran hard and played hard.'" - Author Robert W. Cohen in The 50 Greatest Players in St. Louis Cardinals History (Taylor Trade Publishing. April 1, 2015. Page 94)
Enos Slaughter

Enos Slaughter Autograph on a 1992 Sporting News (#642)
Enos Slaughter Autograph on a 1992 Sporting News (#642)

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Birth Name: Enos Bradsher Slaughter
Nickname: Country or Eno
Born On: 04-27-1916  (Taurus)
Place of Birth Data Born In: Roxboro, North Carolina
Year of Death Data Died On: 08-12-2002
Place of Death Data Died In: Durham, North Carolina
Cemetery: Allensville United Methodist Church Cemetery, Allensville, North Carolina Click For Grave Photo
High School: Roxboro High School (Roxboro, NC)
College: None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats: Left Throwing Arms Chart Throws: Right
Player Height Chart Height: 5-09 Player Weight Chart Weight: 192
First Game: 04-19-1938 (Age 21)
Last Game: 09-29-1959
Draft: Not Applicable
Enos Slaughter

Trades & Transactions

-- Signed as an amateur free agent by St. Louis Cardinals (1935).
04-11-1954 Traded by St. Louis Cardinals to New York Yankees in exchange for Bill Virdon , Mel Wright and Emil Tellinger (April 11, 1954).
05-11-1955 Traded by New York Yankees with Johnny Sain to Kansas City Athletics in exchange for Sonny Dixon and cash (May 11, 1955).
08-25-1956 Claimed on waivers by New York Yankees from Kansas City Athletics (August 25, 1956).
09-11-1959 Claimed on waivers by Milwaukee Braves from New York Yankees (September 11, 1959).
10-13-1959 Released by Milwaukee Braves (October 13, 1959).

Did you know that during the physical, if a team finds out that the player received during a trade is injured they may return the player to the originating team within ten days from the date the trade was made and void the entire contract?

The Baseball Almanac trades and transactions database includes Rule 5 Draft picks, free agency information, voided trades, waiver picks, expansion draft data, amateur draft data, player refusals, bonus babies, and many other types of not readily found anywhere on the Internet.

Baseball trades & transactions, like the Enos Slaughter trades and transactions seen above, are an evolving field of research where new discoveries are often found and new player debuts are added to the data set almost daily.

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