Today in Tribe History: December 1, 1997

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

After only one season in Cleveland, and a very productive one at that, third baseman Matt Williams is traded from the Indians to the Arizona Diamondbacks for another all-star third baseman Travis Fryman, pitcher Tom Martin and $3 million. Fryman had played the previous eight seasons with the Detroit Tigers before being traded to Arizona on November 18th. Less than a month later he was then dealt to Cleveland where he would play five more seasons before retiring in 2002.

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