On March 28, 1913, the St. Louis Browns make an unusual “trade,” sending infielder Clyde “Buzzy” Wares to a minor league team in exchange for the rental of a stadium. The Montgomery Black Sox will allow the Browns to use their stadium during spring training-rent free. Wares will return to the Browns later in the season.
June 28, 1979
September 15, 1985
Cleveland Indians sign Negro Leagues legend Satchel Paige to a contract, making him the oldest rookie in major league history.
July 7, 1948