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One of the game's most historic deals

Three-way blockbuster involving Halladay and Lee will be remembered for a long time

Originally Published: December 15, 2009
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

It isn't just a trade. It's a foray into the history books.

How often in life do you ever see a trade like this -- two Cy Youngs in their prime changing teams in, essentially, the same deal? When you get right down to it, it's Roy Halladay for Cliff Lee, with a supporting cast that looks like the roster for the Futures Game.

You just don't see trades like this one, ladies and gentlemen. It isn't exactly Wes Littleton for Beau Vaughan, now is it?

"I can remember a lot of blockbuster ...

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