1896 November

11th  Popular and durable Steve Brodie is traded by Baltimore Orioles with Jim Donnelly to Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for Jake Stenzel, Tom O’Brien, Harry Truby and Elmer Horton. Brodie will object but Stenzel will outhit him in Baltimore. McGraw will reacquire Brodie after the Pirates release him in June 1898. Brodie will set the 19th century record for consecutive games played at 727.