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Tuesday, August 02, 2022

This is the most traded player ever

But one MLB player has been swapped in more deals than any other.

He’s played in less than 15 seasons and been traded nine times—including once this year. He’s won a World Series, he’s played in every division and he’s probably played for your favorite team.

He is 38-year-old bespectacled Braves reliever Jesse Chavez.

Yes, Chavez has been dealt three more times than famous journeymen like Edwin Jackson or Octavio Dotel. Former pitcher Dick Littlefield would’ve been tied with Chavez at nine (look at his ridiculous transactions page), but his 1956 trade to the Giants for Jackie Robinson was voided: Robinson chose to retire rather than play for the Dodgers’ rivals.

So because it is trade season, and these next 24-48 hours should be awash with last-second swaps and steals, let’s run through the career of the most moveable man in baseball history.

 

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: August 02, 2022 at 09:50 AM | 13 comment(s)
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