March 30th, 2013

Ken Landreaux Trade

March 30, 1981 – During the final week of spring training, the Dodgers acquired center fielder Ken Landreaux from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for infielder Mickey Hatcher and two minor leaguers. Landreaux was coming off an All-Star season with Minnesota in 1980, which included a 31-game hitting streak. Landreaux, who batted .263 in 868 games with Los Angeles through 1987, caught the final out of the 1981 World Series against the Yankees, a flyout by Bob Watson to clinch the Dodgers’ 9-2 victory in Game 6.