Notable trades 1979

New York Mets acquire Date New York Yankees acquire
Ray Burris
August 20, 1979
cash
New York Mets acquire Date Texas Rangers acquire
Ed Lynch
Mike Jorgensen
August 12, 1979
Willie Montanez
Texas Rangers acquire Date New York Yankees acquire
3 players to be named later (Bob Polinsky Mark Softy Neal Mersch)
Mickey Rivers
August 1, 1979
2 players to be named later (Gene Nelson Ray Fontenot)
Amos Lewis
Oscar Gamble
Montreal Expos acquire Date Detroit Tigers acquire
Rusty Staub
July 20, 1979
cash
Randy Schafer
Seattle Mariners acquire Date Chicago White Sox acquire
Rich Hinton
July 6, 1979
Juan Bernhardt
San Francisco Giants acquire Date Pittsburgh Pirates acquire
Al Holland
Ed Whitson
Fred Breining
June 28, 1979
Bill Madlock
Dave A. Roberts
Lenny Randle
San Francisco Giants acquire Date Cincinnati Reds acquire
Pedro Sr. Borbon
June 28, 1979
Hector Cruz
Chicago Cubs acquire Date New York Yankees acquire
Paul Semall
June 26, 1979
Bobby Murcer
Texas Rangers acquire Date Chicago White Sox acquire
Eric Soderholm
June 15, 1979
Ed Farmer
Gary Holle
Cleveland Indians acquire Date San Diego Padres acquire
Mike Hargrove
June 14, 1979
Paul Dade
Chicago Cubs acquire Date New York Yankees acquire
Dick Tidrow
May 23, 1979
Ray Burris
Philadelphia Phillies acquire Date New York Yankees acquire
cash
May 11, 1979
Jim Kaat
New York Mets acquire Date Pittsburgh Pirates acquire
Frank Taveras
April 19, 1979
Greg Field
Tim Foli
Los Angeles Dodgers acquire Date Pittsburgh Pirates acquire
Jerry Reuss
April 7, 1979
Rick Rhoden
Los Angeles Angels acquire Date Minnesota Twins acquire
Rod Carew
February 3, 1979
Brad Havens
Ken Landreaux
Dave Engles
Paul Hartzell
New York Mets acquire Date Minnesota Twins acquire
Greg Field
Player to be named later (Jesse Orosco)
December 8, 1978
Jerry Koosman
Montreal Expos acquire Date Boston Red Sox acquire
Bill Lee
December 7, 1978
Stan Papi
Houston Astros acquire Date Toronto Blue Jays acquire
Alan Ashby
November 27, 1978
Joe Cannon
Mark Lemongello
Pedro Hernandez
Texas Rangers acquire Date New York Yankees acquire
cash
Dave Rajisch
Domingo Ramos
Larry McCall
Mike Heath
Sparky Lyle
November 10, 1978
Dave Righetti
Greg Jemison
Juan Beniquez
Mike Griffith
Paul Mirabella
Pittsburgh Pirates acquire Date Boston Red Sox acquire
cash
October 27, 1978
Mike Easler