Robin Roberts pitches in a simulated game at Jack Russell Stadium during spring training in Clearwater, March 5, 1961. Observing are manager Gene Mauch (4) and pitching coach Bob Lemon (2). Photo courtesy of Bob Warrington.
Matt Stairs born in New Brunswick, Canada.
Phillies defeat New York Yankees, 5-1, in first game played at Bright House Network Field before 8,205, a Clearwater record. CF Marlon Byrd gets 1st hit; SS Jimmy Rollins, 1st home run.