Before trade for Jose Quintana, the 14 times the Cubs and White Sox made a deal
Photos of Jose Quintana, who was traded to the Cubs from the White Sox.
Before today’s trade of Jose Quintana, The Cubs and White Sox haven’t dealt with each other much in their histories, with the last trade coming in 2006. Here is a list of those 14 deals, according to baseballreference.com.
August 4, 1949: The White Sox traded IF Bobby Rhawn and cash to the Cubs for IF/OF Johnny Ostrowski
Rhawn never played in a game for the Cubs while Ostrowski hit .261 in 1949 and parts of 1950 for the Sox. The Sox flipped him to the Senators in 1950 before getting him back late in the year off waivers.
Dec. 1, 1964: The White Sox traded LHP Frank Baumann to the Cubs for C Jimmie Schaffer
After making 186 appearances in five seasons with the Sox, Baumann made just four with the Cubs, the last four of his career. Schaffer, a career .223 hitter, played in 17 games for the Sox before they traded him to the Mets as the “player to be named later” from an earlier trade for RHP Frank Lary. Lary made 14 appearances for the Sox.
Nov. 30, 1970: The Cubs traded RHP Pat Jacquez, LHP Dave Lemonds and Roe Skidmore to the White Sox for 1B Ossie Blanco and OF Jose Ortiz
Skidmore is a real-life Moonlight Graham. He made just one plate appearance in his career in 1970 – and got a single. He didn’t play for the Sox after the trade. Jacquez pitched in two games with the Sox, the only two of his career. Lemonds made 31 of his 33 career appearances for the Sox in 1971, his last year in the big leagues. Blanco hit .197 in 34 games with the Sox but did not play with the Cubs before popping up again with the Indians in 1974. Ortiz played in 67 games combined with the Cubs and Sox and was a .301 hitter in 136 plate appearances.
Dec. 11, 1973: The Cubs traded 3B Ron Santo to the White Sox for LHP Ken Frailing, RHP Steve Stone, C Steve Swisher and a player to be named later (LHP Jim Kremmel)
After 14 seasons, the Cubs traded Santo, the future Hall of Famer, to the Sox for the final year of his career. Santo hit just .221 and five home runs in 117 games for the Sox and retired that offseason. Stone hadn’t had a winning season before coming to the Cubs and went 23-20 in his three seasons on the North Side. He went back to the Sox as a free agent before signing with the Orioles, where he won the AL Cy Young Award in 1980. Fralling appeared in 102 games for the Cubs over three seasons with a 4.16 ERA. Swisher went on to have a nine-year career, four of those with the Cubs, while Kremmel appeared in 23 games with the Cubs in 1974 and never pitched in the big leagues again.
August 18, 1977: The White Sox traded RHP Larry Anderson and cash to the Cubs for RHP Steve Renko
Anderson never pitched a game for the Cubs while Renko went 5-0 in eight games with the Sox late that season. The Sox then flipped Renko and C Jim Essian to the Athletics that offseason for LHP Pablo Torrealba. Renko ended up pitching 15 years in the majors with eight different teams.
March 28, 1981: The White Sox traded LHP Ken Kravec to the Cubs for RHP Dennis Lamp
Kravec spent six seasons on the South Side before this deal and went 41-49 in that time for the Sox. He spent two seasons with the Cubs and was 2-7 in 37 games with a 5.31 ERA to end his career. After going 28-41 in four seasons with the Cubs, Lamp pitched three for the Sox and went 25-21 with a 3.45 ERA in 120 games. He lasted in the big leagues for 16 seasons and also played with the Blue Jays, the Athletics, the Red Sox and Pirates after leaving the Sox after the 1984 season.
August 15, 1981: The Cubs traded RHP Lynn McGlothen to the Sox for a player to be named later (OF Bob Molinaro)
Locked in a division race, the Sox added the McGlothen to their bullpen late in the season. He appeared in 11 games and had a 4.15 ERA as the Sox finished 2.5 games back of the Athletics. McGlothen, an 11-year veteran, closed out his career with the Yankees the following season. Molinaro made 72 plate appearances for the Cubs in 65 games in 1982 before the Phillies purchased him from the Cubs later that season.
Dec. 10, 1982: The White Sox traded RHP Reggie Patterson to the Cubs for IF/OF Ty Waller
Patterson appeared in just 22 games over four seasons, three with the Cubs while Waller never played for the Sox after playing in 47 games with the Cubs. He resurfaced in the big leagues in 1987 with the Astros for 11 games.
January 25, 1983: The White Sox traded RHP Warren Brusstar and LHP Steve Trout to the Cubs for IF Scott Fletcher, RHP Randy Martz, IF/OF Pat Tabler and RHP Dick Tidrow
Fletcher emerged as the key figure in this deal. He had two stints totaling six seasons with the Sox sandwiched around four seasons with the Rangers, who dealt him back to the Sox along with LHP Wilson Alvarez and a young outfielder named Sammy Sosa in 1989 for OF/DH Harold Baines and 2B/SS Fred Manrqiue. Martz appeared in just one game for the Sox after appearing in 67 over three seasons with the Cubs. The Sox traded Tabler, a 12-year veteran, to the Indians for IF Jerry Dybzinski on April 1, 1983 before he ever suited up for the Sox. Tabler hit .294 in six seasons for the Indians while Dybzinski hit .232 in two seasons for the Sox. After four seasons on the North Side, Tidrow appeared in 50 games for the Sox in the 12th season of his 13-year career before he finished his career with the Mets in 1984. Brusstar capped his nine-year career with 151 appearances and a 3.83 ERA for the Cubs over three seasons. After going 37-40 with the Sox over five seasons, Trout went 43-38 for the Cubs over the next five before they traded him to the Yankees during the 1987 season for three players, including RHP Bob Tewksbury.
November 22, 1989: The Cubs traded LHP Rich Scheid to the White Sox for RHP Chuck Mount
Mount never appeared in a big-league game while Scheid never pitched in a game for the Sox. He appeared in just 21 games total for the Marlins and Astros over three seasons.