On This Date 3/4/1973

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Spring Training for the New York Yankees in Fort Lauderdale turns scandalous when pitchers Mike Kekich and Fritz Peterson reveal they swapped wives during the offseason. The news shocks and stuns those in the baseball community. Commissioner Bowie Kuhn expresses outrage but is powerless to carry out any punishment. As with many baseball trades, it only worked out for Peterson, and he and Susanne Kekich remained married while Kekich and Marilyn Peterson split up quickly.