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This Day in MLB History: December 30

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MLB History

1926 - The Chicago Tribune releases a story stating that the Detroit Tigers threw a four-game series against the Chicago White Sox in 1917 to help Chicago win the pennant. Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis responds by holding a hearing on the matter, but dismisses all charges as he can find no witnesses to confirm any part of the claim.

1995 - The Yankees agree to a four-year deal with free agent Kenny Rogers.

2002 - Roger Clemens agrees to a one-year, $10.1 million deal with the Yankees. Clemens is seven wins shy of 300 for his career.

2009 - The Diamondbacks sign free agent second baseman Kelly Johnson to a one-year contract.

2010 - Yankee Stadium hosts a football game as the first Pinstripe Bowl is held pitting Syracuse against Kansas State.

2015 - The Dodgers sign free agent pitcher Scott Kazmir to a three-year contract worth $48 million.


Information for this article was found via Baseball Reference, NationalPastime.com and Today in Baseball History.

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