7:16 AM EDT, Mon October 20, 2014

Mike Cameron believes he was traded for Hall of Famer in Paul Konerko

When Paul Konerko was acquired from the Reds for Mike Cameron 16 years ago, the Tribune called it a swap of "potential All-Stars."
South Side Sox Sep 26, 2014

Before blogs: The Paul Konerko-Mike Cameron trade

The 1998 deal between the White Sox and Reds proved to be the perfect change of scenery for both players While most fans would rather see their team make every trade sheer larceny, there's beauty in a trade that works out for both teams. After all, if every trade was a minefield, nobody would ever want to make them, and we should want teams to want to trade. It's hard to find a trade more balanced than the one the White Sox and Reds struck on Nov. 11, 1998, in which the Sox sent Mike Cameron to Cincinnati in exchange for Paul Konerko. It has to rank as one of the greatest change-of-scenery...

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