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Johnny Damon prepares for an at-bat during a (Credit: AP, 2009)

Johnny Damon prepares for an at-bat during a game against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field.

Are they Yankees or Red Sox?

Are they traitors or were they simply traded? Here's a look at notable players who crossed enemy lines from the Bronx to Fenway Park (or vice versa) in consecutive seasons. That leaves players like Roger Clemens and Kevin Youkilis off the list -- but there are plenty who made the jump directly into or out of pinstripes. Players are listed in alphabetical order.

WADE BOGGS, 3B Boggs was an eight-time All-Star
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WADE BOGGS, 3B
Boggs was an eight-time All-Star in his 11 seasons in Boston (1982-1992). He batted .338 with a .428 OBP for the Red Sox before signing as a free agent with the Yankeesbefore the 1993 season. During five seasons in New York, he hit .313 with a .396 OBP, went to three more All-Star games and helped win a World Series in 1996. |

DAVID CONE, RHP Cone was 64-40 with a
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DAVID CONE, RHP
Cone was 64-40 with a 3.91 ERA for the Yankees from 1995-2000, winning four World Series and throwing a perfect game in 1999. He signed with Boston for the 2001 season, going 9-7 with a 4.31 ERA. |

JOHNNY DAMON, OF Damon hit .295 with a
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JOHNNY DAMON, OF
Damon hit .295 with a .362 on-base percentage for the Red Sox from 2002-2005 as one of the famous band of self-proclaimed “idiots” that helped win a World Series in 2004. He signed with the Yankees before the 2006 season and hit .285 with a .363 OBP during four seasons in New York, winning a World Series in 2009, his final year in pinstripes. |

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JACOBY ELLSBURY, CF Ellsbury spent his first seven
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JACOBY ELLSBURY, CF
Ellsbury spent his first seven season in Boston, hitting .297 with a .350 on-base percentage, 65 home runs and 241 stolen bases. He signed with the Yankees on Dec. 3, just a few weeks after winning his second World Series with Boston, for a reported $153 million over seven years. |

WAITE HOYT, RHP Hoyt was 10-12 with a
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WAITE HOYT, RHP
Hoyt was 10-12 with a 3.85 ERA for Boston from 1919-1920. He was traded to the Yankees before the 1921 season and went 157-98 with a 3.48 for New York from 1921-1930. |

SPARKY LYLE, LHP Lyle had a 2.85 ERA
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SPARKY LYLE, LHP
Lyle had a 2.85 ERA and 69 saves for the Red Sox from 1967-1971. He was traded to the Yankees before the 1972 season and posted a 2.41 ERA and 141 saves during seven seasons in New York. He won the Cy Young award in 1977, appearing in a league-high 72 games, finishing 60 and pitching to a 2.17 ERA. |

RAMIRO MENDOZA, RHP Mendoza twice crossed enemy lines,
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RAMIRO MENDOZA, RHP
Mendoza twice crossed enemy lines, pitching for the Yankees from 1996-2002, then for the Red Sox in 2003-04 before returning for one game with New York in 2005. The swingman appeared in 342 career games, starting 62 and finishing 76 (16 saves). He had a 4.10 ERA for the Yankees and 5.73 ERA for the Red Sox. |

HERB PENNOCK, LHP Pennock was 60-59 with a
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HERB PENNOCK, LHP
Pennock was 60-59 with a 3.70 ERA for the Red Sox from 1915-22 before a trade sent him to New York. He went 162-90 with a 3.54 ERA for the Yankees from 1923-33 before ending his career with a season of relief for the Red Sox. |

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BABE RUTH, LHP/OF Ruth hit .308 with a
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BABE RUTH, LHP/OF
Ruth hit .308 with a .413 on-base percentage and 49 home runs for the Red Sox from 1914-1919, also posting an 89-46 pitching record with a 2.19 ERA. But he was then famously traded to the Yankees and became one of the greatest sluggers in baseball history. From 1920-34 with the Yankees, Ruth hit .349 with a .484 OBP and smashed 659 home runs. He holds the MLB career record for slugging percentage and on-base plus slugging percentage. Ruth helped the Yankees to World Series titles in 1923, 1927, 1928 and 1932. He led the Red Sox to Fall Classic wins in 191, 1916 and 1918 — the last time they won a World Series until 2004. |

RED RUFFING, RHP Ruffing was 39-96 with a
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RED RUFFING, RHP
Ruffing was 39-96 with a 4.61 ERA from 1924-1930 with the Red Sox. He was traded to the Yankees and became a star, going 231-124 with a 3.47 ERA from 1930-1946. He was a six-time All-Star with the Yankees. Ruffing won seven World Series with the Yankees: 1932, 1936-1939, 1941 and 1943. |

MIKE STANLEY, C Stanley was a fan-favorite behind
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MIKE STANLEY, C
Stanley was a fan-favorite behind the plate from 1992-95, hitting .285 with 69 home runs. But the Yankees let him walk in favor of the more defensive-minded Joe Girardi, and Stanley went to Boston. He hit 27 home runs for the Red Sox in parts of two seasons before a trade sent him back to New York in August 1997. |

LUIS TIANT, RHP Tiant was 122-81 with a
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LUIS TIANT, RHP
Tiant was 122-81 with a 3.36 ERA for the Red Sox from 1971-78. He signed as a free agent with the Yankees for 1979-1980, going 21-17 with a 4.31 ERA. |

MIKE TORREZ, RHP Torrez was 14-12 with a
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MIKE TORREZ, RHP
Torrez was 14-12 with a 3.82 during his lone season with the Yankees in 1977. That offseason, he signed with the Red Sox and went 60-54 with a 4.51 ERA in five seasons. In 1978, he famously gave up Bucky Dent’s home run at Fenway Park as the Yankees won the AL East over Boston in a one-game playoff. He was traded back to New York by the Red Sox before the 1983 season – but this time to the Mets. |

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