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The following are the events that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball.

January

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February

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March

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April

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May

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June

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July

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August

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September

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October

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November

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December

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Sources

1800sEdit

  • 1883 - Both of the New York ML clubs will play simultaneously at the Polo Grounds. Their fields will be separated by an 8-foot fence.

1900s-1960sEdit

1939 - New York Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert dies from phlebitis at age 62. In 1919, Ruppert purchased the land on which Yankee Stadium would eventually be built.

1970s-1980sEdit

  • 1972 - Former baseball umpire, now housewife, Bernice Gera wins her lawsuit against Organized Baseball, initiated on March 15, 1971. Gera is slated to umpire in the New York-Pennsylvania League starting in June. She will umpire just one game before deciding to call it quits.

1990sEdit

  • 1995 - Baseball’s executive council approves the use of replacement players for spring training and regular season games. With the Players’ Association on strike, the owners say they will look to retired players, minor leaguers and amateurs to fill out their rosters.

2000sEdit

  • 2005:
    • The owners unanimously approve the $223 million sale of the Milwaukee Brewers to Mark Attanasio, a Los Angeles investor. The purchase of team, formerly owned by the family of Commissioner Bud Selig, insures Milwaukee will keep their team due to a 30-year lease to play in newly built Miller Park.
    • Marvin Miller, the former executive-director of the Major League Players Association who helped to forever change the nature of the player-owner relationship, receives the Fuchs Award from the Boston Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America. The honor, named in for Judge Emil E. Fuchs who owned the hometown Boston Braves from 1929 through 1935, is given for "long and meritorious service to baseball."
    • Under the watchful eye of national lawmakers, major league baseball and the players association agree in principle on a stricter steroid-testing policy. The new program will randomly test players year-round having first-time offenders suspended for 10 days and a fourth violation resulting in a one year ban for offending player.
    • The North Dakota House of Representatives approves a resolution proclaiming native son Roger Maris should be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. The lawmakers’ action, which was sponsored by Rep. Andy Maragos, orders the Secretary of State to send a copy of the resolution to the 85 members of the baseball veterans' committee, which includes the 60 living members enshrined in Cooperstown.

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