On This Date in MLB History - January 3rd

Can you name the events that occurred on January 3rd in MLB history?

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This three-person committee adopted a rule that the World Series winners are no longer allowed to play post-season exhibition games1911
The Chicago White Sox and the New York Giants played an exhibtion game in this Austrailian city, in which the White Sox would win 5-41914
The secret deal made on December 26th to sell this player to the New York Yankees is publicly announced1920
This 5x All-Star and 2x American League batting champion shortstop reported for duty at Camp Lee in Virginia to serve in the United States Army1944
This person quit as General Manager of the Cleveland Indians to take the same position with the Kansas City Athletics1961
Construction of this stadium began, it would become the first enclosed 'outdoor sport' venue1962
On this date...January 3rdYear
A group of investors, led by this businessman, purchased the New York Yankes for $10 million from CBS1973
This former National League Rookie of the Year, World Series champion, and Gold Glove winning outfielder was signed as the manager of the New York Yankees1974
Hoping to make the team appeal to a broader marketplace, the Anaheim Angels announced that franchise will no be known as this2005
Commissioner Bud Selig approved the potential trade of this 10x All-Star and 5x Cy Young winning pitcher to the New York Yankees for Javier Vazquez, Dioner Navarro, and Brad Halsey2005
Accompanied by his teammate Julio Lugo, this Baltimore Orioles pitcher turned himself in to a courthouse in the Dominican Republic in relation to a fatal shooting on New Year's Eve2011
The Arizona Diamondbacks filed a lawsuit against this county, seeking to break the team's lease which runs to 2028, unless they perform $187 million of repairs to the facility2017

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