Friday, December 09, 1977

Matlack, Milner Go In Four-Team Trade

In a blockbuster trade that involved 11 players and four baseball teams, the New York Mets sent Jon Matlack to the Rangers and John Milner to the Pirates and conceded that they were “rebuilding.” The Rangers also got Bert Blyleven and the Pirates got Al Oliver. (The Mets got basically nobody.) The other team that was involved was the Braves.

Excerpt from Durso 12/9/77

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