On November 8, 1979 — The New York Yankees sign free agents first baseman Bob Watson and pitcher Rudy May to long-term contracts. The two veterans will help the Yankees to an American League-leading 103 victories next season.


Subscribe to This Day In Baseball

Get our latest Posts in your in box

This Day In Baseball on Patreon
Own this Day and Be Part of Baseball History

Baseball Reference November 8
National Pastime November 8
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project