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On March 4 in Baseball History…

1912 – Ground is broken on Ebbets Field in Brooklyn

1913 – The Yankees are the first team to train outside the U.S. when they travel to Bermuda for spring practice.

1976 – In a last-minute deal, the Giants are bought for $8M by Bob Lurie and Bud Herseth. This purchase assures that team will stay in San Francisco and not move to Toronto.

1948 – Stan Musial signs with the Cardinals for $31,000, ending his holdout.

1984 – Shortstop Pee Wee Reese and catcher Rick Ferrell are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Special Veterans Committee.

2004 – Commissioner Bud Selig announces major league baseball will celebrate “Jackie Robinson Day” in every ballpark on April 15, the anniversary of the debut of the first black player in the major leagues. 

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