On January 17, 1952, Walter O. Briggs, owner of the Detroit Tigers, dies of heart failure at the age of 74. His son, Spike Briggs, will assume control of the team.
More From Around the Web
In Major League Baseball's sternest disciplinary move since ...
On February 28, 1975, the New York Mets acquire slugging fir ...
On February 28, 1966, Los Angeles Dodger stars Don Drysdale ...