When superstars get traded

Updated: January 2, 2001, 4:19 PM ET
By David Schoenfield | ESPN.com

Ken Griffey Jr. isn't the first superstar player to be traded, that's for sure. But certainly, it is an uncommon practice in all sports. Below is a list in descending order of 14 other superstar players traded in the primes of their careers and what happened to the teams involved (not including cash deals, such as those involving Babe Ruth or Julius Erving, or players traded who became stars, such as Sammy Sosa and Nolan Ryan).

Mike Piazza (May 15, 1998) The trade: Los Angeles Dodgers ...

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