1921 - Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis officially signs on as baseball commissioner agreeing to a seven-year, $350,000 contract.
1938 - Joe DiMaggio rejects a $25,000 offer from the Yankees and counters by asking for $45,000. He will hold out for nearly three months which will end on April 20, just two days before the start of the regular season.
1941 - Cleveland signs pitcher Bob Feller for a reported $30,000.
1953 - The BBWAA elects Dizzy Dean and Al Simmons to the Hall of Fame. They however, pass over Joe DiMaggio who is in his first year on the ballot.
1960 - Stan Musial volunteers to take a pay cut from the Cardinals dropping his salary from $100,000 to $80,000.
1969 - Roy Campanella and Stan Musial are elected to the Hall of Fame by the BBWAA.
1987 - Vida Blue agrees to a deal with the Oakland Athletics, but will surprise the club next month when he announces his retirement.
2005 - The Astors sign Roger Clemens to a one-year, $18 million contract.
2009 - Jeff Kent announces his retirement.
2011 - The Blue Jays trade outfielder Vernon Wells to the Angels in exchange for outfielder Juan Rivera and catcher Mike Napoli.
2019 - The Yankees trade starter Sonny Gray to the Reds in exchange for minor league infielder Shed Long and a Compensation Round A pick in the 2019 draft.
2020 - Derek Jeter and Larry Walker are elected to the Hall of Fame. Jeter falls one vote shy of a unanimous selection.