|1988 Topps Traded|
The trade became one of the worst in Yankee history and best in Mariner history. The Yankees did not make the playoffs and Phelps was out of New York a year later. Meanwhile Jay Buhner became a key piece to the Mariners' rise from the cellar to the playoffs over the next decade. Buhner also made an All Star appearance, won a Gold Glove and is a member of the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame.
The trade also became a subject in an episode of 1990s hit comedy, Seinfeld: