Monday, August 1, 2016

History of Trades Between the New York Yankees & New York Mets


Two big things are going down tonight inside the state of New York that pertain to Major League Baseball, the August 1st trading deadline and the beginning of yet another Subway Series between the New York Yankees and the New York Mets. We should have plenty on the blog pertaining to the actual on the field product throughout this Subway Series but for this post I wanted to focus on the trade side of things. How many times have the New York Yankees and New York Mets hooked up for a trade in their histories and were any of them significant?

Here's all 16 trades between the two clubs. You be the judge. Leave your thoughts in the comments section of the site or by tweeting us @GreedyStripes. Enjoy and Happy Hunting Cashman!


New York Mets selected Duke Carmel in free agent draft (Rule 5 Draft) on November 30, 1964.
New York Mets purchased Bob Friend from the New York Yankees on June 15, 1966.


New York Mets sold Chris Cannizzaro to the New York Yankees on December 7, 1966.


New York Mets purchased Hal Reniff from the New York Yankees on June 29, 1967.


New York Mets traded Roy Staiger to the New York Yankees for Sergio Ferrer on December 9, 1977.


New York Mets purchased Ray Burris from the New York Yankees on August 20, 1979.


April 1, 1980: New York Yankees purchase infielder Marshall Brandt from the New York Mets.
New York Mets traded Felix Perdomo and Steve Ray to the New York Yankees for Tucker Ashford on April 18, 1983.


New York Mets traded Rafael Santana and Victor Garcia to the New York Yankees for Phil Lombardi, Darren Reed and Steve Frey on December 11, 1987.

July 10, 1989: Outfielder Marcus Lawton is traded from the Mets to the Yankees for pitcher Scott Nielsen. 

New York Mets traded Tim Burke to the New York Yankees for Lee Guetterman on June 9, 1992.

New York Mets traded Frank Tanana to the New York Yankees for Kenny Greer on September 17, 1993.



New York Mets traded Robin Ventura to the New York Yankees for David Justice on December 7, 2001.

New York Mets traded Armando Benitez to the New York Yankees for Jason AndersonAnderson Garcia and Ryan Bicondoa on July 16, 2003.

New York Mets traded Mike Stanton to the New York Yankees for Felix Heredia on December 3, 2004.

New York Yankees traded cash to the New York Mets for Domingo German.

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