Rumor Mill Classic: Tom Seaver To The Yankees?

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71c594ac-1727-45f9-a279-f007812e5e7e_lgI was doing some research yesterday and I came across a couple of stories, one written in 1985 and one in 1986 season, indicating that Tom Seaver — the only current Hall of Famer wearing a Mets cap in Cooperstown – almost became a Yankee.

Tom Seaver, who had his greatest success in New York with the Mets, is about to return to the Big Apple–this time as a New York Yankee.

A source in the White Sox organization revealed that Seaver will be sent to the Yankees in a deal for Brian Fisher, a 24-year-old relief pitcher.

Of course, he wound up going to the Red Sox instead, and if not for a late-season injury, would have pitched in the 1986 World Series against his former team.

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2 thoughts on “Rumor Mill Classic: Tom Seaver To The Yankees?

    [...] Mark Healey, Gotham Nation Source: MetsBlog   [...]

    John Vass said:
    January 19, 2013 at 6:47 am

    That trade would have killed me for sure. Thank God that did not happen.

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