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This Day in Baseball History
January 20, 1871 > The first franchise in the budding National Association of Professional Base Ball Players is born when future Hall of Famer Harry Wright signs on to play and manage the Boston Red Stockings. Two months later, the nine-team National Association will kick off its inaugural season.