Braves Franchise History
1941 - Approximately 6,000 fans watch the St. Louis Browns defeat the Boston Braves in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon.
1885 - A lower court in New York decides that playing baseball on Sunday is a crime. The ruling will be overturned, but it will be appealed.
1901 - Third baseman Jimmy Collins leaves the National League’s Boston Beaneaters to sign a $4,000 contract with the American League’s Boston Americans.
1925 - Cubs shortstop Rabbit Maranville suffers a broken leg sliding into third base during an exhibition game in Los Angeles. The injury was initially thought to be career-threatening but he will return to the lineup in May.
1975 - The Los Angeles Dodgers sign Juan Marichal. He will make two appearances with the Dodgers before retiring.
1983 - Pete Vuckovich is diagnosed with a torn rotator cuff in his pitching shoulder and will miss nearly all of the 1983 season.