On January 29, 1982, the New York Yankees name Graig Nettles team captain. Nettles becomes the first Yankee captain since Thurman Munson, who was killed in a 1979 plane crash.
January 17, 1939
Frank Ferrell and Bill Devery, who made their money in the saloon business, purchase the vacant Baltimore Orioles franchise and move the team to New York
January 9, 1903
February 20, 1923