Nine to Know: The Biggest Trades in Baseball History

by Bill Chuck on November 14, 2012

Mike Licht, Senior Frank Lane Correspondent for Billy-Ball.com, brought this article from MentalFloss.com to our attention.

Danny Groner did a great job compiling this article.

Here are your Nine to Know highlights:

1. Yankees and Orioles, November 18, 1954: 18 players

The deal was completed on December 1 when

2. A’s and Tigers, November 20,1957: 13 players

3. A’s and Yankees, February 19, 1957: 12 players

4. Astros and Padres, December 28, 1994: 12 players

5. Mets, Mariners and Indians, December 11, 2008: 12 players

6. A’s and Yankees, December 16, 1953: 11 players

7. Padres and Cardinals, December 8, 1980: 11 players

Four days later, Fingers went to Milwaukee in a seven-player deal.

8. Mariners and Rangers, December 12, 1980: 11 players

9. Mets, Brewers and Rockies, January 21, 2002: 11 players

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