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Frank Lane (February 1, 1896 - March 19, 1981), nicknamed "Trader Lane", was a Major League Baseball general manager for the Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Kansas City Athletics, and St. Louis Cardinals. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1896 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (79th in leap years). ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... MLB logo Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... In Major League Baseball, the General Manager typically controls player transactions and bears the primary responsibility on behalf of the ballclub during contract discussions with players. ... The Chicago White Sox are a Major League Baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Cleveland Indians are a Major League Baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio. ... The Oakland Athletics are a Major League Baseball team based in Oakland, California. ... The St. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


Lane gained fame for his multiple transactions, earning nicknames such as "Trader Frank", Frantic Frank, and The Wheeler Dealer for the more than 400 trades he made over the years, including 241 with the White Sox alone. But not only players were involved in Lane's transactions; he made one deal in which managers were switched. In baseball, the head coach of a team is called the manager; this individual controls matters of team strategy on the field and team leadership. ...


Lane dealt figures including Jim Busby, Norm Cash, Rocky Colavito, Roger Maris, Red Schoendienst and Early Wynn. He also tried to trade Stan Musial, but Cardinals owner Gussie Busch blocked the transaction. James Franklin Busby (January 8, 1927 - July 8, 1996) was a Major League Baseball outfielder and right-handed batter who played for the Chicago White Sox (1950-52, 1955), Washington Senators (1952-55), Cleveland Indians (1956-57), Baltimore Orioles (1957-58, 1960-61), Boston Red Sox (1959-60) and Houston... Norman Dalton Cash (November 10, 1934 - October 12, 1986) was a Major League Baseball first baseman and left-handed batter who played for the Chicago White Sox (1958-1959) and Detroit Tigers (1960-1974). ... Rocco Domenico Rocky Colavito (born August 10, 1933 in New York, NY) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder (primarily playing right field, but also at the other outfield positions, as well as a small number of games as a pitcher and first baseman) and right-handed batter who played... Roger Eugene Maris (September 10, 1934 – December 14, 1985), is an American baseball player of Croatian origin is remembered for breaking Babe Ruths 34-year-old single-season home run record in 1961. ... Albert Fred Red Schoendienst (born February 2, 1923) is an American former player and manager in Major League Baseball. ... Early Wynn (January 6, 1920 - April 4, 1999) was a right-handed baseball pitcher for the Washington Senators, Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox. ... Stanley Frank Musial (born November 21, 1920), nicknamed Stan the Man, is a Polish-American former player in Major League Baseball who played 22 seasons for the St. ...


Lane became business manager of the Kansas City Athletics and later scouted for the Baltimore Orioles and Milwaukee Brewers. He died in Dallas, Texas at 84 years of age. This article is about the baseball team currently active in the American League. ... Professional sports scouts are trained talent evaluators who travel extensively for the purposes of watching athletes play their chosen sports and determining whether their set of skills and talents represent what is needed by the scouts organization. ... The Baltimore Orioles are a Major League Baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland. ... The Milwaukee Brewers are a Major League Baseball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. ... Downtown Dallas City nickname: Fashion City Location in the state of Texas Counties Dallas County Collin County Denton County Mayor Laura Miller Area   â€“Land   â€“Water 385. ...


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