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When occured: 
Tue, 2002-12-24

The New York Yankees agree to terms on a 4-year contract with Cuban 31 year old right handed pitcher Jose Contreras.  The deal prompts a Red Sox official to call the Yankees an eveil empire.  Contreras defected to Nicaragua where he declared free-agency after gaining residency.

 

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