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The St. Louis Cardinals seek payment from the New York Giants for two televised games at the Polo Grounds in an effort to determine the TV and radio rights of visiting teams to revenue.
Gary Matthews was a first-round pick of the Giants in 1968 following a standout high school career in San Fernando, California. After a sparkling minor league career, he was promoted to the big club in September 1972, and in 20 … Continue reading
William F. Baker, who owned the Philadelphia Phillies from 1911 to 1930, cut the outfield grass at the Baker Bowl with sheep. Sheep were cheaper than men and lawnmowers. That fact tells you all you need to know about Mr. … Continue reading
The first basic agreement between the players and owners is ratified. The agreement runs from January 1, 1968, to December 31, 1969. The minimum MLB player’s salary is raised to $10,000. Meal money during the season will be $15 a … Continue reading
Responding to complaints from some owners that the custom detracts from the atmosphere at the ballpark and does not increase attendance overall, the National League, at its annual meeting, prohibits “Ladies Days.”