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RBI for RBI Trades

We all know that the players in RBI Baseball are legends and are pretty much untradeable. The exception to the rule, however, is when you give up an RBI'er yet get another RBI'er in return. Here's a listing of all the trades that involved one RBI'er for another RBI'er. Thanks to fightonusc of the forums for making this list. If you know anymore, drop me an email...

The Trades

  • April 2, 1976 - The Baltimore Orioles trade Don Baylor, Paul Mitchell and Mike Torrez to the Oakland Athletics for Reggie Jackson, Ken Holtzman, and Bill Van Bommell (minors).

  • June 1, 1976 - The Texas Rangers trade Roy Smalley, Mike Cubbage, Jim Gideon, Bill Singer, and $250,000 cash to the Minnesota Twins for Bert Blyleven and Danny Thompson.

  • March 15, 1977 - : The Pittsburgh Pirates trade Tony Armas, Doug Bair, Dave Giusti, Rick Langford, Doc Medich, and Mitchell Page to the Oakland Athletics for Phil Garner, Tommy Helms, and Chris Batton.

  • November 10, 1978 - The New York Yankees trade Mike Heath, Sparky Lyle, Larry McCall, Dave Rajsich, Domingo Ramos, and cash to the Texas Rangers for Dave Righetti, Juan Beniquez, Mike Griffin, Paul Mirabella, and Greg Jemison (minors).

  • April 10, 1982 - The New York Yankees trade Greg Gagne, Paul Boris and Ron Davis to the Minnesota Twins for Roy Smalley.

  • May 12, 1982 - The Minnesota Twins trade Rob Wilfong and Doug Corbett to the California Angels for Tom Brunansky, Mike Walters, and $400,000 cash.

  • August 30, 1982 - The Houston Astros trade Don Sutton to the Milwaukee Brewers for players to be named later and cash. The Milwaukee Brewers sent Kevin Bass (September 3, 1982), Frank DiPino (September 3, 1982), and Mike Madden (September 3, 1982) to the Houston Astros to complete the trade.

  • December 10, 1982 - The New York Mets trade Mike Scott to the Houston Astros for Danny Heep.

  • December 12, 1984 - The St. Louis Cardinals George Hendrick and Steve Barnard (minors) to the Pittsburgh Pirates for John Tudor and Brian Harper.

  • February 1, 1985 - The St. Louis Cardinals trade Jose Uribe, David Green, Dave LaPoint, and Gary Rajsich to the San Francisco Giants for Jack Clark.

  • October 7, 1985 - The San Francisco Giants trade Matt Nokes, Eric King and Dave LaPoint to the Detroit Tigers for a player to be named later, Juan Berenguer, and Bob Melvin. The Detroit Tigers sent Scott Medvin (December 11, 1985) to the San Francisco Giants to complete the trade.

  • November 13, 1985 - The New York Mets Calvin Schiraldi, John Christensen, Wes Gardner, and La Schelle Tarver to the Boston Red Sox for Tom McCarthy, Bob Ojeda, John Mitchell, and Chris Bayer (minors).

  • April 22, 1988 - The Minnesota Twins trade Tom Brunansky to the St. Louis Cardinals for Tom Herr.

  • August 16, 1988 - The St. Louis Cardinals trade John Tudor to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Pedro Guerrero.

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