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Elephant Rumblings: Honors continue for Chapman, A’s

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  • 1997 — The New York Yankees trade pitcher Kenny Rogers to the Oakland Athletics for a player to be named later and cash considerations. Oakland will send third baseman Scott Brosius to the Yankees on November 18th to complete the trade.
  • 2017 — Former two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay dies when the private plane he pilots crashes into the Gulf of Mexico, 10 miles west of St. Petersburg, FL.

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