Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Johnson, Yankees, Indians

On this date in 1982, the Dodgers broke up the longest-playing infield foursome in baseball when they traded second baseman Davey Lopes to the A’s for minor leaguer Lance Hudson.  The second baseman had played with Steve Garvey, Ron Cey, and Bill Russell in Los Angeles since 1974.  Garvey parted ways with the Dodgers after the ’82 season when he signed a five-year, $6.6MM deal with the Padres.  That would be the final year in L.A. for Cey as well as he was traded to the Cubs in the winter.  Russell, meanwhile, remained with the club before retiring in 1986.  Here’s this week’s look around the baseball blogosphere..


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