Reds receive player to be named later in 1963 trade with Houston Colt .45s

The Cincinnati Reds today received relief pitcher Tom Majewski as the player to be named later in an earlier trade with Houston. The acquisition of Majewski, retired now and age 76, completes the 1963 deal between the Reds and Colt .45s. "An intern looking through some old deals just happened to see that we never sent anyone to the Reds in that trade," said Houston Astros general manager Ed Wade. "I wanted to make that right, but no way was I going to give them someone worthwhile in a 47-year-old trade. So I gave them Majewski." Majewski says he will help the Reds in any way he can. "I haven't thrown a baseball in 17 years," he said. "And I've got arthritis and a bad hip, too. But I still watch baseball and from what I've seen of the Reds, I can contribute to their pitching staff."