1913 March

8th  The Federal League is organized as a 6-team “outlaw” circuit and elects John T. Powers president. It will play 120 games at a level equivalent to the lower minor leagues, but will enhance its status considerably in 1914 to challenge the MLs.

10th  Yankee president Frank Farrell arrives in Bermuda and says that he will decide on whether to establish a permanent spring training home for the Yankees in Bermuda. The Yanks will play the first of a series of exhibitions tomorrow against the Jersey City Skeeters (IL),

28th  St. Louis Browns infielder Buzzy Wares is “traded” to the Montgomery, AL, team in exchange for use of the minor league stadium by the Browns for spring training. Wares led the PCL shortstops in errors in 1911-12 with a total of 199.

29th In a pre-season matchup, Washington pummels the Phillies, 12–1. Alexander, pitching the middle 3 innings, is hit hard.