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Back in July 2000, the San Diego Padres and Saint Louis Cardinals were in the process of making a trade. The deal had Padres catcher Carlos Hernandez and minor leaguer Nate Tebbs going to the Cardinals for Reliever Heathcliff Slocumb and a minor leaguer. Padres GM Kevin Towers asked for 1 of 2 players: OF Ben Johnson, …..or 3B Albert Pujols. Cardinals GM Walt Jocketty decided to keep Pujols, and the rest is history, but what if the Padres had acquired Pujols? Perhaps this would be one of the most popular cards in the hobby.

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