Today in Tribe History: November 2, 1993

The Cleveland Indians send reliever Heathcliff Slocumb to the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for outfielder Ruben Amaro Jr.

Slocumb was 3-1 in a half season with the Indians in 1993 after being acquired in a June trade with the Chicago Cubs. He would become a National League All-Star as a closer with the Phillies in 1995 when he saved 32 games.

Amaro played 54 games over two seasons in Cleveland and made appearances in the 1995 ALCS and World Series. He would be released after the 1995 season and spent three more seasons back in Philadelphia. He has since become the team’s general manager.

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