1985 – The Montreal Expos finally sign their top draft pick, Pete Incaviglia, and then trade him to the Texas Rangers for infielder Jim Anderson and pitcher Bob Sebra. Incaviglia, who refused every chance to sign with Montreal because he wanted to to skip the minor leagues, will blast a Rangers-record seven home runs in spring training.
1961 – The Minnesota Twins, formerly known as the Washington Senators, play their first home game in Minnesota at Metropolitan Stadium, losing to the expansion “new” Washington Senators, 5 – 3.
April 21, 1961
1984 – The San Diego Padres win the National League pennant with a 6 – 3 victory over the Chicago Cubs in the final game of the [[[1984 NLCS|NLCS]]. The Padres win three straight after dropping the first two at Wrigley Field.
October 7, 1984
The Expos and Labatt announce the C$100M sponsorship deal, negotiated two years ago, will go forward as planned. The Brewery has committed to pay C$40M over the next twenty years for the naming rights to Montreal’s proposed downtown ballpark, and approximately another C$60M to be the team’s main sponsor, a role the company has played for the past 15 years.
March 29, 2000