QUESTION: The Miami Marlins are reportedly looking to trade Giancarlo Stanton, who led the majors with 59 homers this season. Who was the last major league home run champion to get traded the following offseason?


ANSWER: Alex Rodriguez, who tied Philadelphia's Jim Thome with 47 homers in 2003, was traded from Texas to the Yankees before the 2004 season in a deal that sent Alfonso Soriano to the Rangers.

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