On January 8, 1913, the New York Highlanders sign Frank Chance to a three-year contract to be their next manager. Chance, nicknamed “The Peerless Leader,” previously won two World Series and four pennants as the manager of the Chicago Cubs.
August 15, 1911
December 15, 1968
St. Louis Browns purchase future Hall of Fame pitcher George “Rube” Waddell from the Philadelphia Athletics
February 7, 1908
December 18, 1991