Yanks Trade Untested Willie McGee

October 21, 1981

St. Louis Cardinals GET With a surplus of outfielders, the Yankees would deal their untested minor league prospect Willie McGee to the Cardinals for left handed relief pitcher Bob Sykes. McGee fit right into the Cardinals organization while Sykes never pitched another game, anywhere. 
Willie McGee, OF
New York Yankees GET
Bob Sykes, P

Career info AFTER the trade

Willie McGee

Played 18 seasons, mostly with Red Birds - 2,285 Hits - 1 MVP - 2 time NL Batting champ - 3 Gold Gloves - 4 All Star Games - 352 Stolen Bases

Bob Sykes

Never pitches in another baseball game.

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