1916 March

3rd  Jack Dunn, owner of the IL Orioles, buys the park built by the Baltimore Terrapins (FL).

5th  The NL meeting of February 1916 announced that it had come to the league’s attention that “some of the diamonds” didn’t measure properly. On this day, John Heydler’s office circulates to clubs the news of the Chicago Cubs pitching distance, and orders an engineer’s certification.

21st  At St. Petersburg, the Phillies win their second in a row from the Cubs, 6-2, collecting 11 hits off Hendrix and Seaton.

24th Unsigned Tris Speaker shows up in spring training camp for the Red Sox, suits up and plays for the Regulars versus the Yanigans, going 4-for-4 with a homer and triple (as noted by Bill Nowlin).