Today in Tribe History: December 11, 2001

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Mets obtain 12-time All-Star 2B Roberto Alomar in an 8-player deal with the Indians. In addition to Alomar, New York also receives P Mike Bacsik and OF-1B Danny Peoples. Cleveland gets OF Matt Lawton and bluechip prospect Alex Escobar, P Jerrod Riggan, and pitching prospect Billy Traber. Alomar had come off a brilliant season for the Indians in 2001 (.336/20/100) but would battle injuries the rest of his career and never hit higher than .266. He retired in 2004.

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