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Friday, January 8, 2016

Thread of MVP trades 1967-1971: Cepeda, McLain, Torre. And Sadecki.

1967 NL MVP: St. Louis Cardinal Orlando Cepeda:
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1968 AL MVP (1968 CY, 1969 CY): Detroit Tiger Denny McLain:
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1971 NL MVP: St. Louis Cardinal Joe Torre:
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Ray Sadecki:
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other transactions for Sadecki ...
Sadecki's second stint with the Mets was in 1977, Sadecki's final season.  Sadecki's final game was April 23, 1977.  Joe Torre was a Met player in 1977 and became player-manager:

Tuesday, May 31, 1977, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 6,505, Time of Game: 2:08
Mets 6, Expos 2

Torre's final game as a player was June 17, 1977.

What a tangled web.  Does not include all transactions.

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