1921 February

5th The Yankees purchase a 20-acre plot of land in the Bronx for the future site ƒ=of Yankee Stadium.

22nd  The Reds trade P Jimmy Ring and OF Greasy Neale to the Phils for lefty Eppa Rixey, who led the NL with 22 losses in 1920. Rixey will pitch his way into the Hall of Fame over the next 13 years. Neale is also a future Hall of Famer—for football. He will play just 22 games in Philley before returning to the Reds.