The Yankee Datebook
1904. L Street Brownies take their first plunge into the frigid waters of South Boston’s Dorchester Bay, beginning a tradition that still continues.
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1920. Boston Red Sox owner Harry Frazee sells Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees.
1643. First divorce granted in the American Colonies.