On February 8, 1982, the Los Angeles Dodgers trade veteran infielder Davey Lopes to the Oakland A’s for minor league pitcher Lance Hudson. The move breaks up the Dodger infield, which had been intact since 1974 and they will play an astonishing 833 games together. Hudson, a middle infielder who will never appear in a major league game. The 36 year-old former LA second baseman had played with Steve Garvey, Ron Cey, and Bill Russell since 1974. The move, which opens a spot for rookie Steve Sax.

PODCAST – Davey Lopes Traded


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