Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

This Day in History: 2000-03-02

March 2, 1901: Future Hall of Fame member Jimmy Collins, who pioneered the modern style of play for third basemen, agrees to become player-manager of the Boston Americans in the new American League leaving the Boston Beaneaters in the National League after six seasons; the Boston American League team will become the “Red Sox” in 1908.

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