As the debate from the White Sox/Rangers trade continues (Here and here and here.), I wonder whether the results of the trade for either White Sox GM Kenny Williams or Rangers GM Jon Daniels will result in any permanent professional damage.
Then I recalled this beauty of a deal made by a now universally-lauded GM:
And then turned Bartolo over in this:
The aforemnetioned GM? The Mets' Omar Minaya. Here is a spreadsheet with all the moves made by Omar Minaya while he was with the Mets and Natspos. He has made a lot of good ones, and, in Rangers' GM Jon Daniels' defense, Mr. Minya also dealt RHP Chris Young for nothing - after fleecing Pittsburgh!