March 23, 1990
Howard Spira, who was paid $40,000 by George Steinbrenner in January to dig up dirt on outfielder Dave Winfield, is arrested by the FBI for trying to extort money from the Yankees owner. Commissioner Fay Vincent bans the Boss from playing any role in the team’s day-to-day operations for thirty months, upon learning about the arrangement with the Bronx gambler.
Hodges, Matthews and Campanella.
March 22, 1986
The Yankees announce their prized off-season acquisition, Britt Burns, will miss the entire season due to a degenerative hip condition. Burns, an 18-game winner with the White Sox last season, was traded to New York in December. The 26-year-old southpaw will never throw another major league pitch, ending his eight-year career, played entirely with Chicago, with a 70-60 (.538) won-loss record.
Anderson returns to A’s on minor league deal: undefined