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1888 Kansas City is admitted to the American Association to replace the Mets, who folded operations after the season. The remains of the former AA New York team is purchased by the Brooklyn Dodgers, who are interested in obtaining the services of several of the unemployed Metropolitans players.
1986 The Mets obtain second baseman Tim Teufel along with minor league prospect Pat Crosby from the Twins in exchange for outfielder Billy Beane and southpaw hurlers Bill Latham and Joe Klink. The 27 year-old infielder, who will spend six seasons with New York, plays a pivotal role, platooning with Wally Backman in the team’s world championship this season.

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