Sports Quiz / On This Date in MLB History - December 19th

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This player was the first St. Louis Cardinal to be named the BBWAA National League Rookie of the Year, beating out Ernie Banks and Hank Aaron1954
A plane crashed into the upper deck of this team's stadium, injuring the pilot and three others1976
This 12x All-Star and 7x Gold Glove winning outfielder signed a one-year deal worth $2.3 million with the Toronto Blue Jays1991
This Cy Young winner signed a one-year deal worth $1.2 million with the Baltimore Orioles1991
This National League Most Valuable Player accepted the San Francisco Giants offer of salary arbitration hours before the deadline2001
This 4x All-Star outfielder signed a three-year deal worth $27 million with the Chicago Cubs2001
This beloved Japanese player reaches a three-year agreement worth $21 million with the New York Yankees2002
On this date...December 19thYear
A controversial foul ball that was deflected by this person was auctioned off for $106,6002003
This pitcher urged Roger Clemens to give up the Cy Youngs he won after 1997 because of performance enchancing drug allegations in a 3,200 word online post2007
This 5x All-Star third baseman signed a two-year extension worth $13 million to stay with the Cincinnati Reds 2009
The Kansas City Royals traded this Cy Young winner along with Yuniesky Betancourt to the Milwaukee Brewers for Alcides Escobar, Lorenzo Cain, Jake Odorizzi, and Jeremy Jeffress2010
After offering a posting fee of $51.7 million, the Texas Rangers won the rights to negotiate exclusively with this Japanese ace2011
This 3x All-Star and 3x Gold Glove winning shortstop signed a three-year deal worth $33 million with the Philadelphia Phillies2011
The MLB and this country agreed to a deal that would allow players to sign with teams without having to defect2018
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