On January 17, 1939, the New York Yankees elect Ed Barrow as president. Barrow replaces Jacob Ruppert, who died four days earlier. Barrow will remain Yankee president until 1945, when the team is bought by Dan Topping and Del Webb.
More From Around the Web
On September 16, 2007, Jim Thome hit his 500th career homer, ...
On September 16, 1996, 40-year-old Paul Molitor of the Minne ...
On September 16, 1993, Dave Winfield of the Minnesota Twins ...