Baseball HOFer – Jim Kaat White Sox to Phillies 1976 Trade Agreement Documents Archive

Jim Kaat was a left-handed pitcher for the Washington Senators / Minnesota Twins (1959–1973), Chicago White Sox (1973–1975), Philadelphia Phillies (1976–1979), New York Yankees (1979–1980), and St. Louis Cardinals (1980–1983). His 25-year playing career spanned four decades.  Kaat was an All-Star for three seasons and a Gold Glove winner for 16 seasons. He was the American League (AL) leader in shutouts (5) in 1962, and the AL leader in wins (25) and complete games (19) in 1966. In addition to his 283 career wins, he has three 20-win seasons. Kaat won 190 games with the Senators/Twins (winning all but one with the latter), second most in club history and most since the team moved to Minnesota; he also has the most Gold Glove Awards of any Twin with 12. Kaat was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Golden Days Era Committee in 2021 and enshrined in 2022.

Offered is the actual Trade agreement between the Chicago White Sox and the Philadelphia Phillies, sending Jim Kaat from Chicago to Philadelphia on 12/10/1976 in exchange for Alan Banister, Dick Ruthven, and Roy Thomas.  This document has been signed by General Managers – Roland Hemond (D. 2021) and Paul Owens (D. 2003).  Included in this grouping are 3 copies of the Notice to Player of Release or Transfer and a copy of the transmittal letter sent from the league.

Very cool historic document relating to Hall of Fame Pitcher, Jim Kaat’s career.



Item: 12821

Price: $99.00
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Baseball HOFer – Jim Kaat White Sox to Phillies 1976 Trade Agreement Documents Archive