December 22, 1999

Wally Joyner


Teams | Angels (1986-91), Royals (92-95), Padres (96-99), Atlanta (2000), Angels (01)

How he was acquired | The Padres traded Bip Roberts and Bryan Wolff to the Royals for Joyner and Aaron Dorlarque on Dec. 21, 1995.
How he left | The Padres traded Joyner, Reggie Sanders and Quilvio Veras to Atlanta for Ryan Klesko, Bret Boone and Jason Shiell on Dec. 22, 1999.

Players most similar to | Chris Chambliss, Mark Grace
Career year (1987) 34 home runs, 117 RBIs, .285 batting average, .366 on-base percentage, .528 slugging percentage, 100 runs.

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Top 10 in MVP voting (1986)
AL All-Star (1986)

Quilvio Veras


Teams | Marlins [1995-96] Padres [97-99] Atlanta [2000-01]

How he was acquired | The Padres traded Dustin Hermanson to the Marlins for Veras on Nov. 21, 1996.

How he left | The Padres traded Veras and Wally Joyner to Atlanta for Ryan Klesko, Bret Boone and Jason Shiell on Dec. 22, 1999.

Player most similar to | Bump Wills

Career year [1998] 6 home runs, 45 RBIs, .267 batting average, .373 on-base percentage, .356 slugging percentage, 24 stolen bases.

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Led league in stolen bases [1996]