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Harry Chiti. In 1962, Harry Chiti was traded from the Cleveland Indians to the New York Mets for the proverbial 'player to be named later'. In 15 games for the Mets, Chiti batted .195. He was sent back to the Indians two months after the trade as the 'player to be named later'. He didn't play another game in the majors after being returned to the Indians.

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Q: Who is only player in baseball history to be traded for himself?
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