1st The National Commission prohibits giving mementos to players on winning World Series teams. This will later be reversed, making way for the traditional winners’ watches, rings, and stickpins.
12th At the White Sox spring training camp in San Francisco, starting catcher Billy Sullivan steps on a rusty nail. Sullivan, who managed the team in 1909, skips going to a doctor and gets blood poisoning. He will be out of the lineup till July 1.
25th Chalmers Auto Company of Detroit offers to award a new car to the batting champs of each league. The National Commission accepts.