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Today in Baseball History
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1969 Carl Yastrzemski becomes the highest paid player in American League history when he signs a deal with the Boston Red Sox worth $130,000 for the upcoming 1969 season.
1935 The New York Yankees release Babe Ruth. Ruth will sign with the Boston Braves but he’ll only appear in 28 games before retiring.
1894 Two new rules are agreed upon: all foul bunts will now be called strikes and the infield fly rule is established.


1894: Pete Alexander