Braves Franchise History
1977 – Commissioner Bowie Kuhn suspends Atlanta Braves owner Ted Turner for one year for tampering with Gary Matthews’ free agency contract. Despite the ruling, Matthews will remain with the Braves.
1912 – Charles Ebbets announces the purchase of 4.5 acres of land to build a 23,000-seat concrete and steel ballpark. Ebbets Airfield was completed in just over a year and was scheduled to open on April 9, 1913.
1992 – Free agent starter Frank Viola agrees to a deal with the Boston Red Sox.
2002 – The Oakland Athletics sign catcher Scott Hatteberg to a one-year contract.
2010 – Edwin Encarnacion is discharged from a Miami hospital the day after he was admitted to treat facial burns received when a firecracker exploded near him during a New Year’s Day celebration in the Dominican Republic. did.
2020 – The White Sox and Louis Robert agreed to a six-year, $50 million extension that includes two option years worth $20 million each.
2020 – Major League Baseball has suspended Yankees pitcher Domingo Germann for 81 games for violating the league’s domestic violence policy. This is the longest suspension that can be given to a player with no criminal charges.
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