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McSweeney's Most Lopsided Trades

How true!!

HISTORY'S
MOST LOPSIDED TRADES,
AS RENEGOTIATED
BY OAKLAND A'S
GENERAL MANAGER
BILLY BEANE.

BY TEDDY WAYNE
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Original Trade: Boston Red Sox trade Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees for $125,000 (1920).

Beane Trade: Red Sox also acquire rights to high-school star Lou Gehrig, California kindergartner Joe DiMaggio, and unborn son of semipro player and zinc miner Mutt Mantle; as part of three-way deal, the word "curse" is expunged from the Oxford English Dictionary.

There's more:
http://mcsweeneys.net/2006/1/16wayne.html

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