Phillies president William Baker traveled to New York to deliver a contract to team captain Mike Doolan, only to have Doolan reject the offer, saying he had already signed with the Baltimore Federal League club.
1983: Wheeze Kids Pete Rose, Joe Morgan, and Tony Perez appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated (cover date 3/14)
1995: Richie Ashburn is selected for baseball's Hall of Fame by a vote of the veterans' committee
Signed free agent Sammy White
1978: Signed minor-league free agent George Bell
1998: Signed free agent Toby Borland
1963: Keith Miller