The Twins sign free agent DH/outfielder Dave Winfield. During the 1992 season for the World Champion Blue Jays, the St. Paul native hit .290 and had 108 RBIs and 26 home runs. For the Twins the 41 year-old future Hall of Famer will hit .271 with 21 dingers.
1989 With Dave Winfield sidelined, the Yankees trade catcher Joel Skinner and a minor leaguer to the Indians for outfielder Mel Hall. Winfield will miss all of the 1989 season after undergoing back surgery. Hall will remain with the Bronx Bombers through the 1992 season, while future HOF’er Winfield will only play in 20 more games for the Yanks.