Originally Posted by 757690
The Reds offered Kurt Stillwell and Kal Daniels. The Pirates wanted Larkin and Daniels. When the Reds passed, Sid Thift, the Pirates GM, took the Giants offer of their top prospect, a pitcher named Jeff Robinson, who was basically a flop. Thrift would have been better off taking Stillwell and Daniels.
They asked for Larkin? Never knew that. I was only 9 at the time. Judging from what the Giants gave up I was thinking something like Scudder and another prospect.
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