6-foot-5 LHP Eppa Rixey uses his tall frame to pick oranges during the Phillies 1917 spring training in St. Petersburg, FL. Lunch often was a fish sandwich. Players supplemented their lunch at orange groves. Bob Warrington photo.
Veterans Stadium is imploded in 62 seconds.
LHP Willie Hernandez and 1B Dave Bergman are traded to Detroit Tigers for C John Wockenfuss and OF Glenn Wilson.
RHP Bob Walk is traded to Atlanta Braves for OF Gary Matthews.
OFs Gary Matthews and Bob Dernier and RHP Porfi Altamirano are traded to the Chicago Cubs for RHP Bill Campbell and 1B-OF Mike Diaz.