The trade ranking in at No. 1 on the list involved the New York Mets, so I figured I'd pass it along.
Harry Chiti for Harry ChitiCould you imagine being traded...for yourself? Too funny.
You always see those mysterious “players to be named later” spring up in trades. There are usually restrictions on what players can be traded depending on how each team does. The best player named later, though, was Harry Chiti. At the beginning of the 1962 season, the Cleveland Indians dealt catcher Chiti to the New York Mets for cash and a player to be named later. In June, the two teams decided on the player: Harry Chiti, Essentially, Chiti was traded for himself and cash, making him the literal rent-a-player.