st Leonard Coleman, executive director of Major League Baseball’s market development department, is elected president of the NL, succeeding Bill White.
3rd Darryl Strawberry comes under investigation by the IRS for allegedly failing to report income from autograph and memorabilia shows.
4th Michael Jordan bounces out to Texas pitcher Darren Oliver in his first at bat in spring training.
9th Phillies 1B John Kruk is diagnosed with testicular cancer.
16th Former Padres P Eric Show dies at age 37 of unknown causes at Rancho L’Abri Drug and Alcohol treatment center near SD.
18th The Braves release OF Ron Gant, who broke his leg in a motorcycle accident.
27th The Orioles trade 1B David Segui to the Mets for P Tom Wegmann and SS Kevin Baez.
29th The Padres trade second baseman Harold Reynolds to the Angels in exchange for P Hilly Hathaway.
30th The Mets trade P Anthony Young to the Cubs in exchange for SS Jose Vizcaino.
31st The Mets continue dealing by swapping former number one selections with the Tigers. They send pitcher Alan Zinter to Detroit for 1B Rico Brogna. Rico will start at Norfolk but after the Mets bring him up he will hit .351 in 39 games.