On June 22, 1984, the Los Angeles Dodgers release longtime major league outfielder Rick Monday, ending his career as a player. Monday, who was the first-ever pick in the inaugural amateur draft of 1965, will eventually become an announcer with the San Diego Padres before returning to the Dodgers as a broadcaster.
New York Mets release veteran outfielder Cleon Jones, who had previously been suspended for insubordinate actions.
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Colonel Jacob Ruppert and Captain Tillinghast L’Hommedieu buy the New York Yankees for nearly $500,000
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