On March 12, 1921, Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis suspends eight members of the Chicago White Sox for their alleged involvement in the fixing of the 1919 World Series. The group includes outfielder Joe Jackson, who batted .375 in the Series. Others banned are Eddie Cicotte, Oscar “Happy” Felsch, Arnold “Chick” Gandil, Fred McMullin, Charles “Swede” Risberg, George “Buck” Weaver, and Claude “Lefty” Williams.
Commissioner Peter Ueberroth bans pitcher LaMarr Hoyt from Major League Baseball for the 1987 season
February 25, 1987
Commissioner Bowie Kuhn suspends Detroit Tigers pitcher Denny McLain for the third time on the season
September 9, 1970