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Tuesday January 1,1946This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.



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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Al AberP18.154Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
John AndreP22.363Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Bill AntonelloOF18.227Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
James AtkinsP24.297Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Toby AtwellC21.299Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
George BambergerP20.153Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Hank BauerOF23.154Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Vern BickfordP25.137Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Braves. 
Mike BlyzkaP17.007Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Bob BorkowskiOF19.339Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Roger BowmanP18.136Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Tommy BridgesP39.004Signed as Free Agent by Tigers. 
Harry Bright1B-3B16.101Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Hal BrownP21.021Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Tom Burgess1B18.122Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Harry ByrdP20.332Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Roy CampanellaC24.043Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Larry CiaffoneOF21.137Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Jackie CollumP18.194Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Jack CusickSS17.203Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Jim DavisP21.108Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Joe DeMaestriSS17.023Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Carl ErskineP19.019Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Frank FanovichP23.355Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Al Federoff2B21.174Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Dee Fondy1B21.062Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Bill Glynn1B20.155Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Tom GormanP20.362Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Red HardyP22.360Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Giants. 
Grady Hatton3B23.086Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Phil HaugstadP21.313Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Solly Hemus2B22.259Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Jim HughesP22.286Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Tom HurdP21.219Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Spook Jacobs2B20.058Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Tony JacobsP20.149Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Hal JeffcoatOF-P21.117Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Bill JenningsSS20.095Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Dave JollyP21.079Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Browns. 
Howie JudsonP19.319Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Bob KeeganP25.150Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Alex KellnerP21.128Released by Reds. 
Billy KlausSS-3B17.023Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Ted Kluszewski1B21.113Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Clem KoshorekSS-2B20.195Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Lou KretlowP24.188Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Dick Kryhoski1B20.283Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Ken LehmanP17.205Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Paul LehnerOF25.184Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Browns. 
Don LenhardtOF-1B23.089Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Browns. 
Lou Limmer1B20.297Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Dick LittlefieldP19.289Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Stan LopataC20.111Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Lynn LovenguthP23.033Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Joe Lutz1B20.317Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Browns. 
John MackinsonP22.064Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Barney MartinP22.304Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Sammy MeeksSS-2B22.253Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Sam MeleOF22.345Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Dale MitchellOF24.131Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Bill MoisanP20.155Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Ray MurrayC28.081Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Indians. 
Ernie NevelP27.137Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Don NewcombeP19.201Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Milt NielsenOF20.327Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Irv NorenOF21.033Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
John PerkovichP21.297Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Harry PerkowskiP23.117Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Reds. 
Duane PilletteP23.161Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Bud PodbielanP21.301Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Bob PorterfieldP22.144Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Lou PossehlP19.264Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Wally PostOF16.176Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Billy Reed2B23.050Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Fred Richards1B18.059Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Jackie Robinson2B-3B26.335Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Jim RomanoP18.270Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Frank SackaC21.124Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Browns. 
Ed SanickiOF22.178Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
George SchmeesOF21.117Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Bill Serena3B-2B21.091Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Lou SleaterP19.115Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Frank SmithP17.272Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Dick StrahsP21.028Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Bob TalbotOF18.209Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Chuck TannerOF16.181Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Chris Van CuykP18.363Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Jay Van NoyOF17.058Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Frank VerdiSS19.213Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Dick WeikP18.045Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Bob WellmanOF-1B20.170Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Bobby Young2B20.344Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Sal YvarsC21.316Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
George ZuverinkP21.134Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals.