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Big Apple Deals

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"This is a quiz on 25 of the trades made by the New York Mets during the 40 years from 1962 through to 2002."

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1. In their first trade, the Mets traded a player to be named later and cash for Frank Thomas and a player to be named later. What team made this deal with the Mets?
    White Sox

2. What seven time All-Star, 5-time Gold Glove Winner, and former NL MVP, was traded to the Mets for Al Jackson and Charley Smith?
    Roy McMillian
    Clete Boyer
    Ken Boyer
    Duke Snider

3. On December 15, 1967, the Mets traded Tommy Davis, Jack Fisher, Billy Wynne, and Buddy Booker, to the White Sox for which key member of the 1969 championship team?
    Tom Seaver
    Tommie Agee
    Rusty Staub
    Donn Clendenon

4. On December 3, 1969, the Mets traded which future All-Star to the Royals for Joe Foy?
    Amos Otis
    Hal McRae
    George Brett
    Frank White

5. Who did the Mets receive for Nolan Ryan?
    Dean Chance
    Chuck Taylor
    Curtis Brown
    Jim Fregosi

6. Which of the following was not sent to the Expos in exchange for Rusty Staub?
    Ron Allen
    Tim Foli
    Ken Singleton
    Mike Jorgensen

7. Which future Mets manager did the team acquire on October 13, 1974, for Ray Sadecki and Tommy Moore?
    Joe Torre
    Davey Johnson
    Bobby Valentine
    Dallas Green

8. In a six player trade with the Phillies on December 3, 1974, the Mets sent Tug McGraw, Don Hahn, and Dave Schneck, for all of the following except who?
    Gene Clines
    Mac Scarce
    Del Unser
    John Stearns

9. On June 15, 1977, the Mets traded which player to the Reds for Dan Norman, Steve Henderson, Doug Flynn, and Pat Zachary?
    Dave Kingman
    Rusty Staub
    Mike Phillips
    Tom Seaver

10. On June 15, 1977, the Mets also dealt an outfielder to the Padres for Paul Siebert and a future Mets manager. Who was the outfielder and who was the manager?
    Steve Henderson - Art Howe
    Lee Mazzilli - Jeff Torborg
    Ed Kranepool - Dallas Green
    Dave Kingman - Bobby Valentine

11. Which member of the 1986 championship team was acquired from the Twins on December 8, 1978, along with Greg Field for Jerry Koosman?
    Jesse Orosco
    Keith Hernandez
    Howard Johnson
    Ray Knight

12. Which future All-Star closer was traded to the Expos with Dan Norman for Ellis Valentine in May of 1981?
    John Franco
    Lee Smith
    Jeff Reardon
    Tom Henke

13. Which future manager was traded to the Rangers for Ron Darling and Walt Terrell?
    Doug Melvin
    Lee Mazzilli
    Lou Pinella
    Tony Pena

14. Which future Astros star was traded to Houston for outfielder Danny Heep?
    Mike Scott
    Glenn Davis
    Billy Hatcher
    Larry Andersen

15. Which team traded future Mets captain Keith Hernandez for Neil Allen and Rick Owenby?
    White Sox

16. Of the Mets' big four starters of the late 80s, which was not acquired by trade?
    Ron Darling
    David Cone
    Sid Fernandez
    Doc Gooden

17. On December 7, 1984, the Mets traded Walt Terrell to the Tigers for which member of the 1986 World Series team?
    Kevin Mitchell
    Howard Johnson
    Mookie Wilson
    Len Dykstra

18. How many players did the Mets trade to Montreal for Gary Carter on December 10, 1984?

19. Which two future all-stars were traded to Philadelphia for Juan Samuel on June 18, 1989?
    Roger McDowell & Kevin McReynolds
    Von Hayes & Pete Incaviglia
    Lenny Dykstra & John Kruk
    Roger McDowell & Lenny Dykstra

20. Which pitcher did the Mets trade Jack Savage, Tim Drummond, David West, Kevin Tapani, and Rick Aguilera for?
    John Franco
    David Cone
    Don Aase
    Frank Viola

21. Which team were Gregg Jefferies, Kevin McReynolds, and Keith Miller, dealt to and for whom?
    Dodgers - Eddie Murray
    Royals - Bret Saberhagen
    Dodgers - Hubie Brooks
    Pirates - Bobby Bonilla

22. Which future MVP was acquired from the Blue Jays for David Cone in 1992?
    Ken Caminitti
    Jeff Bagwell
    Jeff Kent
    Mo Vaughn

23. Which team traded both Al Lieter and Mike Piazza to the Mets in the late 90s?
    Blue Jays

24. Which of the following wasn't sent to Houston for Mike Hampton?
    Kyle Kessel
    Octavio Dotel
    Roger Cedeno
    Derek Bell

25. How many players were involved in the trade that brought Roberto Alomar to the Mets for the 2002 and 2003) (This is the total number of players involved going both to and from the Mets)?

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