Saturday, March 12, 2005

On This Day in Baseball History

12 March 1903 - The New York Highlander franchise (to be renamed Yankees in 1913) is approved as a member of the American League.

UPDATE: And according to's History Page:

March 12, 1921 - Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis permanently suspends eight members of the Chicago White Sox for their alleged involvement in the fixing of the 1919 World Series. The eight players are: Eddie Cicotte, Oscar "Happy" Felsch, Arnold "Chick" Gandil, Fred McMullin, Charles "Swede" Risberg, George "Buck" Weaver, Claude "Lefty" Williams and "Shoeless" Joe Jackson.


The background image on this page is a Hebrew translation of the verse from Bob Dylan's song  It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding), from which the title of this blog is taken. Translation courtesy of Yoram Aharon of Hod-HaSharon's page--found via YudelLine-- which has many Dylan lyrics in Hebrew.