Pat Gillick, considered the architect of the Toronto Blue Jays’ two championship teams in the 1990s, is named general manager of the Philadelphia Phillies.
2013 – Reports indicate that the Twins have signed their second free agent starting pitcher in less than a week, coming to an agreement with Phil Hughes on a three-year contract worth $24 million. Hughes will still need to be pass a physical exam before the deal becomes official.
November 30, 2013
Baseball approves the sale of the Cincinnati Reds to Carl Lindner for $67 million, ending Marge Schott’s 15-year reign as owner.
September 15, 1999
For the second time in three days, the Braves’ Ed Konetchy collects the only hit in a game, a single. Today it is Rube Benton of the Giants firing the one-hitter.
June 30, 1916