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On March 23 in Baseball History…

1900 – John McGraw, Wilbert Robinson, and infielder Bill Wagon-Tongue Keister are sold by Brooklyn to St. Louis for $15,000. McGraw and Robby refuse to report.

1938 – Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis frees 74 Cardinals minor leaguers, among them Pete Reiser, in yet another attempt to halt the farm system cover-up. Dodgers General Manager Larry McPhail makes a pact with Branch Rickey to take the as-yet unknown Reiser and swap him back in the future, but the young outfielder’s ability is too great to hide.

1951 – The Brooklyn Dodgers sign a 21-year lease with the city of Vero Beach, Florida, for use of their spring training facilities there.

1962 – William DeWitt buys the Reds from the Crosley Foundation for $4.625 million.

1990 – Gambler Howard Spira is arrested for extorting money from New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner

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