July 31, 2007

The Best And Worst Mets Trades

John Delcos at Lo Hud write about the 5 best and worst mets trades ever:

Top 2 Best:

Keith Herznande: On June 15, 1983, the Mets acquired Hernandez from St. Louis for Neil Allen and Rick Ownbey. Hernandez arguably was the most significant position player during the Mets’ run in the mid-to-late 1980s.

Mike Piazza: On May 22, 1998, the Mets acquired Piazza from Florida for Preston Wilson, Ed Yarnall and Geoff Goetz. Piazza became the all-time home run hitter for a catcher and is a future Hall of Famer.

Top 2 Worst:

Tom Seaver: On June 15, 1977, the Mets traded “The Franchise,’’ a future Hall of Famer and 300-game winner to Cincinnati for a handful of trivia question answers: Pat Zachry, Doug Flynn, Steve Henderson and Dan Norman. Enough said.

Nolan Ryan: On December 10, 1971, Ryan was traded by the Mets, along with Frank Estrada, Don Rose and Leroy Stanton for Jim Fregosi. In theory, the deal made sense because the Mets needed a third baseman and Ryan was erratic and uncomfortable in New York.But, who is to say Ryan couldn’t have found himself? He did find his control and a way to win over 300 games.

To view the est of the lists visit John Delcos's blog


Anonymous said...

i still cant believe they traded away nolan ryan

Anonymous said...

what about the kid?

Anonymous said...

the kid is on delcos's list

John Young said...
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John Young said...

cursing will not be allowed on this site

end of story

sory for the interuption

Anonymous said...

ok i see carter now

Anonymous said...

bet maine will be on this list soon

Anonymous said...

perez too