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

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August

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September

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October

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November

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1800sEdit

  • 1882 - The National League will continue the practice of using different color patterns on uniforms for the different positions. Third basemen will wear gray and white uniforms, as the blue and white uniforms originally sought were "impossible to obtain."

1900s-1930sEdit

  • 1920 - Babe Ruth reacts to the trade in the Boston Evening Standard saying, "Frazee is not good enough to own any ball club, especially one in Boston."

1940s-1970sEdit

  • 1945 - In the most violent incident in Cuban baseball history, outfielder Roberto Ortiz of Almendares team attacks umpire Bernardino Rodríguez in a dispute at home plate. Rodriguez is knocked unconscious and Ortiz is suspended for his actions.

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1990sEdit

  • 1991 - Pete Rose is released from federal prison in Marion, Illinois, after serving five months for tax evasion. He will now begin the second part of his sentence, consisting of 1,000 hours of community service at Cincinnati inner-city schools.

2000Edit

  • 2006:
    • Baseball's world governing body has threatened to withdraw its sanctioning of the World Baseball Classic unless the George W. Bush administration allows Cuba to compete.
    • Final 2005 payrolls for the 30 major league teams, as determined by the commissioner's office. Figures include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses for players on August 31 rosters and disabled lists. In some cases, parts of salaries deferred without interest are discounted to reflect present-day values. The New York Yankees finished last year with a record $207.2 million payroll, more than $90 million ahead of any other team, according to final figures compiled by the commissioner's office.
    • The Toronto Blue Jays trade Corey Koskie to the Milwaukee Brewers for a minor league pitcher. The third baseman became expendable after the Blue Jays acquired slugger Troy Glaus last month.
    • Relief pitcher Chris Reitsma and the Atlanta Braves avoided arbitration by agreeing to a $2.75 million, one-year contract.
    • Pitcher Byung-Hyun Kim stayed with the Colorado Rockies, agreeing to a one-year contract.
    • Shortstop Justin Upton, the top pick in the 2005 major league amateur draft, agreed to a minor league contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks that includes a $6.1 million signing bonus payable over five years.
    • Veteran ptcher Al Leiter agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Yankees.
    • First baseman J.T. Snow and the Boston Red Sox agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract on Friday.
    • The minimum salary for players in the major leagues is rising $11,000 this year to $327,000.

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