May 8, 1966: Cardinals trade for future MVP Orlando Cepeda

Orlando Cepeda and Ray Sadecki had very different reactions when they were traded for one another on May 8, 1966. The trade was announced after the Giants’ three-game sweep of the Cardinals in the final games played at the historic Sportsman’s Park, since renamed Busch Stadium. Cepeda, who had missed almost the entire 1965 season …

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