On January 28, 1901, the American League declares itself a major league. Now ready to rival the National League, AL teams will use 14-man rosters and play a 140-game schedule.
major leagues agrees to allot $50,000 to develop a national championship program for amateur players
February 14, 1928
Chicago Cubs owner Philip Wrigley and Brooklyn Dodgers executive Branch Rickey draw up the charter for the All-American Girls Softball League
February 20, 1943