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This Day in Dodger History -- Feb. 8, 1982

The Dodgers traded second baseman Davey Lopes to Oakland on February 8, 1982, ending the infield's record-breaking of Lopes at second, Bill Russell at short, Steve Garvey at first and Ron Cey at third. They played as a unit from 1973 through the World Series of 1981, setting a major league record and then the quartet was scattered.

After Lopes was traded for second baseman Lance Hudson, who would never play a major league inning, Steve Garvey became a free agent when a contract could not be agreed upon. Ron Cey played the 1982 season, then was traded to the Chicago Cubs for pitcher Lance Lovelace and minor league outfielder Dan Cataline. When the dust has cleared, none of the players received by trade would play for... Recommended Stories

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