This day in baseball: Trading Wares for free rent

On March 28, 1913, the St. Louis Browns traded Buzzy Wares to the Montgomery Rebels in exchange for the rent-free use of the minor league team’s stadium during spring training. The Southern Association Class-A Rebels would return the shortstop to St. Louis at the conclusion of the Class-A season.

Buzzy_Wares_1911 - Wikipedia
Buzzy Wares, 1911 (Wikipedia)

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