The Weirdest Baseball Trades Ever

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Sports Illustrated

By Lochlahn March A broadcaster for a minor leaguer? A Hall of Famer for a fence? Here are the strangest swaps of all time. The questions on everyone’s minds as the Aug. 2 trade deadline approaches are where Juan Soto will end up, or if the Angels will part ways with Shohei Ohtani. But what if a GM decided to trade a player for the Phillie Phanatic, or for a couple of Dodger Dogs? It might not be as far-fetched as you think—here’s a look back at some of the strangest trades ever made in baseball history. One day, two games, two dugoutsOne Hundred years ago, the Cardinals and the Cubs swapped o…

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