Ruth and Williams were two of the five best players in the history of the game. Mookie isn’t at that level.How many of you guys would have rationalized selling Ruth or Williams or Yaz?
Yaz was one of the most durable players in the history of the game, but even he was only worth 42 bWAR in 9 years from 1969-77 (his age 29-37 seasons). If that’s what Mookie’s future looks like, the Dodgers will be happy with the deal, but it won’t be a steal.
If Mookie has a couple more 10-win seasons like 2016 and 2018 in him, then yeah, the Sox will regret letting him go.