On November 29 on this day in baseball history, there were over 100 notable events. There were over 51 Birthdays, 29 Deaths, on November 29 on this Day In Baseball history.
With fan favorites Jimmy Rollins and Cole Hamels modeling the team’s new ‘old’ look, the Phillies unveil their alternate home uniform which will be worn during all home day games next season. The uniforms, which do not feature the familiar red pinstripes, are styled similarly to the one the club wore in the 1940s.
In a split-squad game between the Cubs and Diamondbacks at Mesa’s HoHoKam Park, Ria Cortesio becomes the first female ump to work a major league exhibition game since Pam Postema in 1989. The thirty year-old, who is starting her ninth year overall as an arbitrator and fifth in Double-A minor league ball, hopes to be the first woman umpire in major league history.