Thursday, February 11, 2016

This Day in New York Yankees History 2/11: No Second Team in the Bronx

On this day in 1915 New York Giants President Harry Hempstead rejected the International League's request to put a team in the Bronx. The shift of the International League's Jersey City to the Bronx, already home of the New York Yankees, was going to be a way to prop up a failing minor league franchise. This was also attempted to try and keep the invasion of the Federal League out of New York.

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Sorry for the Capatcha... Blame the Russians :)