1931 February

5th  Hack Wilson, who set the NL home run and ML RBI records for the Cubs in 1930, signs with them for $35,000.

A court finds Lefty Grove not liable in a shooting accident that occurred in November 1928. Grove was hunting with a friend Roberdeau Annan in West Virginia and when Annan crested a hill, Grove shot him by mistake, partially blinding him in the left eye.

15th  The New York Yankees’ training site in St. Petersburg is renamed Miller Huggins Field in honor of the team’s late manager.