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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

  • 1884 - National League owners agree to provide two separate team benches to minimize fraternizing among opposing players during games.

1900s-1920Edit

  • 1907 - A judgment of $52,000 is awarded to the Baltimore club from Brooklyn. When Baltimore left the National League in 1903, Brooklyn agreed to pay $40,000 for the franchise but never did. The award includes interest.

1930sEdit

1940sEdit

  • 1944 - The woeful Philadelphia Phillies announce their new nickname—the Blue Jays. The winning entry in the contest was submitted by a Mrs. Elizabeth Crooks, and was chosen over a number of names ranging from Daisies to Stinkers. Team president Carpenter says he hopes to have the farm system identified by the same blue color, with the Wilmington club called the Blue Rocks and possibly the New Bradford team as the Blue Wings. The Blue Jays will be the unofficial team name for 1944-45 but abandoned in 1946, though the team will still occasionally be referred to in newspaper accounts as the Blue Jays through 1949. Ms. Crooks wins a $100 war bond and a season ticket to the Blue Jays.

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2000sEdit

  • 2002 - Cleveland Indians center fielder Alex Escobar will have reconstructive knee surgery, after he crashed into an outfield wall, and will miss the entire season. Escobar, who was acquired in the Roberto Alomar trade, was once a highly touted Mets prospect. His stock has fallen considerably in recent years, due to injury problems.
  • 2004 - Commissioner Bud Selig announces major league baseball will celebrate "Jackie Robinson Day" in every ballpark on April 15, the anniversary of the debut the first black player in MLB history. Robinson's uniform number "42" was retired for all time in a ceremony at Shea Stadium in April 1997 to mark the 50th anniversary of his achievement.

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