This Date in Baseball

April 6 1972 — For the first time, the major leagues failed to open on schedule because of a players’ strike, which started April 1. The tra…

TV SportsWatch

All Times EDT Monday, April 6 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. ESPN — Toronto at N.Y. Yankees 4 p.m. ESPN — N.Y. Mets at Washington 7 p.m. ESPN …

MLB Calendar

May 20-21 — Owners’ meeting, New York. June 8 — Amateur draft begins. July 14 — All-Star game, Cincinnati. July 17 — Last day to sign for am…