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The development of the subway solved that problem‚ and the Bronx location became even more accessible than many neighborhoods in Manhattan. Ruppert and Huston sought a train station at the stadium site from the New York Central Railroad‚ something the Yankees are still petitioning for today. The 1921 season was a milestone. The Yankees won their first pennant‚ finishing four and a half games ahead of the Indians. Ruth outdid himself with fifty-nine homers. Carl Mays recovered from the Ray Chapman tragedy and tied for the league lead in victories with twentyseven.

The 1903 organization of professional baseball papered over a tension that exists to this day. The minor leagues serve two‚ sometimes conflicting‚ purposes: They supply smaller markets with professional baseball‚ and they develop players for higher quality leagues. The higher leagues can control‚ to some extent‚ the rosters of the lower leagues through options and drafts. When a team’s roster is disrupted to serve the interests of a controlling franchise‚ the club’s ability to provide the best possible game for its own fans is inevitably compromised.

With these men it was simply a mercenary question of dollars and cents. ”4 What Freedman had proposed that so disturbed many of his fellows was to create a trust for professional baseball. Franchises would no longer be owned individually but collectively. Owners would have a number of shares in the clubs that would be owned in common. What the Dodgers and Giants had done with the Baltimore teams would be extended throughout baseball. ” One cause for concern about joint ownership involved the integrity of the game.

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