When occured: 
Mon, 1915-01-04

 The St. Louis Browns are the first of two major league franchises awarded to formerFederal League owners. Philip de Catesby Ball, ice-manufacturing tycoon and principal stockholder of the Feds' St. Louis Terriers, pays a reported $525,000 for the Browns and replaces manager Branch Rickey with his own Fielder Jones.


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