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Saturday January 1,1955This 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
Bob AllisonOF20.174Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Jim ArcherP22.221Signed as Free Agent by Orioles. 
Ray Barker1B18.295Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Gary BellP18.045Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Bob BotzP19.248Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Marv Breeding2B20.299Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Jim BronstadP18.193Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Ellis BurtonOF18.142Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Jim CampbellC17.191Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Duke CarmelOF-1B17.253Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Orlando Cepeda1B17.106Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Joe ChristopherOF19.019Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Webbo ClarkeP26.207Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Senators. 
Lou ClintonOF17.080Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Choo Choo ColemanC17.129Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Cliff Cook3B-OF18.134Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Jim Davenport3B21.137Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Bob DavisP21.112Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Don DillardOF17.358Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Dan DobbekOF20.026Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Jim DuffaloP19.037Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Bob DustalP19.095Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Larry FossP18.258Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Dave GerardP18.148Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Don Gile1B-C19.257Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
John GoetzP17.069Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Jesse GonderC18.347Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Dallas GreenP20.150Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Lenny GreenOF21.360Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Connie GrobP22.053Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Joe GrzendaP17.207Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Carroll HardyOF21.228Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Wynn HawkinsP18.316Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Pancho Herrera1B20.199Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Glen HobbieP18.252Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Willard HunterP20.299Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Al JacksonP19.007Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Evans KilleenP18.309Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Jack KralickP19.214Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Bill KunkelP18.179Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Barry LatmanP18.225Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Don LeppertC23.074Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Hank MasonP23.196Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Carl MathiasP18.202Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Jim McAnanyOF18.119Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Jim McKnight3B-OF18.214Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Bill MonbouquetteP18.143Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Bubba MortonOF23.019Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Chi-Chi OlivoP26.289Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Diomedes OlivoP35.344Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Jose PaganSS-3B19.241Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Ron PicheP19.224Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Jim ProctorP19.114Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Larry Raines3B-SS24.298Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Claude RaymondP17.239Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Duane RichardsP18.016Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Dick RickettsP21.028Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Brooks Robinson3B17.228Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Bob Sadowski3B-OF17.351Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Ted SadowskiP18.275Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Jimmie SchafferC18.271Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Jerry SchoonmakerOF21.018Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent (bonus baby) by Senators. 
Garland ShifflettP19.279Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Bill ShortP17.035Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Jack SmithP19.047Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Verle TiefenthalerP17.174Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Felix Torres3B22.245Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Paul TothP19.185Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Elder WhiteSS20.009Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Dave WickershamP19.096Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Ted WillsP20.326Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox.