THIS DAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY

            1933      Four days after turning thirty years old and acquiring a very generous inheritance from his step-father, Tom Yawkey purchases the Red Sox from Robert Quinn for $1.2 million. The acquisition of the Boston American League franchise, which lasts for...

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TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY

1943      The Texas League, as will most minor leagues, announces the circuit will cease operations for the duration of World War II. The difficulty to travel and the lack of able-bodied men available to fill team rosters make suspending play a necessity. 1948     ...

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TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY

              1921      Rabbit Maranville is traded by Brooklyn to the Pirates for Billy Southworth, Fred Nicholson, Walter Barbare, and $15,000 in cash. The future Hall of Fame shortstop will spend four of his 19 major league seasons playing for the Bucs, providing...

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2018 MINNESOTA TWINS BASEBALL CAPSULE

          2018 MINNESOTA TWINS BASEBALL CAPSULE MANAGER: Paul Molitor 2017 RECORD: 85 – 77 HOME RECORD: 41 – 40 ROAD RECORD: 44 – 37 2018 PREDICTION: 2nd American League Central   TEAM INFO BALLPARK: Target Field OPEN: 2010 CAPACITY: 39,504 LEFT: 339 CENTER: 411...

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Today in Baseball History February 21st

1931      The White Sox and Giants become the first major league clubs to play a night game. The Buffs Stadium (Houston, Texas) exhibition game lasts ten innings, with the teams collecting a total of 23 hits. 1931      The Dodgers arrive in Cuba to start a series of...

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2018 DETROIT TIGERS BASEBALL CAPSULE

          2018 DETROIT TIGERS BASEBALL CAPSULE MANAGER: Ron Gardenhire 2017 RECORD: 64-98 HOME RECORD: 34-47 ROAD RECORD: 30-51 2018 PREDICTION: 5th AL CENTRAL   TEAM INFO: BALL PARK: Comerica Park OPENED: 2000 LEFT: 345 CENTER: 420 RIGHT: 330   FIVE YEAR WINNING...

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THIS DAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY

            1923      Christy Mathewson and Giants attorney Emil Fuchs put together a syndicate that buys the Boston Braves for $300,000, The future Hall of Famer right-hander become the principal owner and team president, but due to his deteriorating health, he was...

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