On January 9, 1903 — 1903 – The defunct Baltimore franchise is purchased by Frank Farrell and Bill Devery for $18,000 and moved to Manhattan where they will become the New York Highlanders, who are the ancestors of today’s New York Yankees.

 


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Sources:

Baseball Reference January 9

SABR Games Project

National Pastime January 9

Hall of Fame

Retro Sheet

Replay The Game