On This Day

March 8, 1930 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

Contract of Interest

Baseball slugger Babe Ruth signs 2-year contract for a then huge $160,000 with NY Yankees; GM Ed Barrow, wrongly predicts "No one will ever be paid more than Ruth"

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bob Grim, American baseball player (d. 1996)