Players enjoyed fishing during spring training breaks 100 years ago in St. Petersburg, FL. Milt Stock, Dave Bancroft, Oscar Dugey and Bert Adams are fishing at Coffee Pot Bayou which was adjacent to their baseball facility, Coffee Pot Park. Photo: courtesy of Bob Warrington.
Phillies defeat New York Yankees, 5-1, in first game played at Bright House Network Field before 8,205, a Clearwater record. CF Marlon Byrd gets 1st hit; SS Jimmy Rollins, 1st home run.
RHP Hugh Mulcahy becomes first major league player drafted into Armed Forces in World War II.