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On this day in Yankees history....

On December 5th, 1984, the Yankees made one of their most memorable trades during the 1980s.

Yankees get:

Future Hall of Famer and all-time stolen base leader, Rickey Henderson, and little-known pitcher Bert Bradley

Athletics get:


Pitchers Jose Rijo and Jay Howell, outfielder Stan Javier, and minor leaguers Eric Plunk and Tim Birtsas