Ellis Valentine

Ellis Valentine and Jeff Reardon

Bad Trades: Jeff Reardon

Ellis Valentine for Jeff Reardon May 29, 1981 The Montreal Expos traded outfielder Ellis Valentine to the New York Mets for relief pitcher Jeff Reardon, outfielder Dan Norman. Valentine will play just 159 games for the Mets, while Reardon will blossom into one of baseball’s best relievers. Reardon reached double figures in saves…