Angels trade Mike Scioscia's son for Wayne Gretzky's son
The Los Angeles Angels traded minor league first baseman Matt Scioscia to the Chicago Cubs for minor league outfielder Trevor Gretzky. Neither player has played above class A ball, but the trade is noteworthy for a reason other than their accomplishments -- the players' fathers.
Scioscia is the son of Mike Scioscia, manager of the Angels, while Gretzky's father, Wayne, is the NHL's all-time leading scorer and was inducted in the the Hall of Fame after retiring in 1999.
The younger Scioscia is a career .222 hitter, while Gretzky has just 272 professional plate appearances.
#Angels trade Mike Scioscia's kid to #Cubs for Wayne Gretzky's kid. Seriously: 1B Matt Scioscia for OF Trevor Gretzky. — Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) March 20, 2014