On This Date 6/13/1984

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In one of the most impactful midseason trades in baseball history, the Chicago Cubs acquire Rick Sutcliffe, George Frazier, and Ron Hassey from the Cleveland Indians for Mel Hall, Joe Carter, Don Schultze, and Darryl Banks. Sutcliffe, who was scuffling at 4-5 with a 5.51 ERA, posts a 16-1 record for the Cubs, with a 2.69 ERA with the Cubs. Rick Sutcliffe would win the Cy Young as the Cubs won the NL Eastern Division.

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