NEW YORK (BVM) – With the trade deadline now behind them, many MLB franchises will hope their latest deals are just what they need to secure a coveted World Series championship. Elite players like Max Scherzer, Justin Verlander or Lucas Giolito have each been moved among numerous others and maybe in time, those deals can also go down in history.
While there have been myriad moves at the deadline in MLB history, some are certainly more successful than others. Among these deals are players who led their teams to titles, stars that won individual accolades, or even others that earned World Series MVP honors. Here are the top 10 most impactful MLB trade deadline moves of all time.
(Editor’s Note: These rankings only take into account what the acquired players did for their new teams that season and don’t look at the player’s success beyond that first campaign.)