Pirates owner Barney Dreyfuss quoted in the Pittsburgh Press, January 14, 1915:
“If Rube [Waddell] were living, he could go on the [witness] stand and swear that he was once traded for a Pittsburg stogie. Yes, it’s true.
“Rube was with the Pirates at the time, and we were tired of him. Clarke gave him to Chicago, and he came to the office to see me about it. He said he was perfectly willing to go to the Windy City, but he wanted half of the purchase money.
“‘Here, take it all, Rube,’ said I, ...
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