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Monday, January 1,1940

Monday, January 1,1940

Baseball on this Date

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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Hank Arft St. Louis Browns Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Missouri HS)
Bud Byerly St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Missouri HS)
Tommy Byrne New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Pete Castiglione Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Mike Clark St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Ray Coleman St. Louis Browns Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Dick Conger Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Chuck Connors Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Billy Cox Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Pennsylvania HS)
Cot Deal Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Mike Dejan Washington Senators I Hist Sold by New York Yankees to Washington Senators I for $750
Joe Erautt Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Hal Erickson Cincinnati Reds Hist Unknown transaction
Nick Etten Philadelphia Phillies Hist Selected from Baltimore (International) by Philadelphia Phillies in Minor League Draft
Dick Fowler Philadelphia Athletics Hist Selected from Toronto (International) by Philadelphia Athletics in Minor League Draft
George Genovese St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Ben Geraghty -- Hist Released by Senators
Bob Gillespie Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Tex Hoyle New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Larry Jansen Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Earl Johnson Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (St. Marys)
George Kell Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Lou Klein St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Ed Klieman Cleveland Indians Hist Unknown transaction
Chuck Kress Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed as amateur free agent
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Johnny Kucab Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Danny Litwhiler Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed as free agent by Philadelphia Phillies
Mickey Livingston -- Hist Returned to Springfield (Eastern)
Sal Maglie -- Hist Returned to Buffalo (International)
Sal Maglie Detroit Tigers Hist Selected from Buffalo (International) by Detroit Tigers in Minor League Draft
Cliff Mapes Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Phil Marchildon Philadelphia Athletics Hist Selected from Toronto (International) by Philadelphia Athletics in Minor League Draft
Babe Martin St. Louis Browns Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Washington HS)
Frank McElyea Boston Bees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jack Merson Washington Senators I Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Maryland HS)
Joe Murray New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Joe Page New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Al Papai St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Johnny Pesky Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bob Ramazzotti Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Pennsylvania HS)
Earl Rapp Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Don Richmond Philadelphia Athletics Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Pennsylvania HS)
Ray Scarborough Washington Senators I Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Andy Seminick Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (West Virginia)
Spec Shea New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Elmer Singleton New York Yankees Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Utah HS)
Snuffy Stirnweiss New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Marlin Stuart St. Louis Browns Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jocko Thompson Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Northeastern)
Ben Wade Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Harry Walker St. Louis Cardinals Hist Unknown transaction
Wally Westlake Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Hal White -- Hist Returned to Buffalo (International)
Gene Woodling Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Hank Wyse Chicago Cubs Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Austin Knickerbocker Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (New York HS)
Joe Medwick -- Hist no draft record
Walter Wilson -- Hist No draft record
Sam Nahem -- Hist No draft record
Al Gardella -- Hist no draft record
Cal Dorsett -- Hist no draft record
Tony DePhillips -- Hist no draft record
Jim Hickey -- Hist no draft record
Ed Weiland -- Hist no draft record
Wes Westrum -- Hist no draft record
Damon Phillips -- Hist no draft record
Don Lang -- Hist no draft record
Cy Blanton -- Hist no draft record
Woody Williams -- Hist no draft record
Ed Albosta -- Hist no draft record
Lee Grissom -- Hist no draft record
Stu Martin -- Hist no draft record
Willis Hudlin -- Hist no draft record
Frank Carswell San Diego Padres Hist no draft record
Wes Flowers -- Hist no draft record
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Bobby Mattick -- Hist no draft record
Hal Quick -- Hist no draft record
Joe Beggs -- Hist no draft record
Bryan Stephens -- Hist no draft record
Buddy Gremp -- Hist no draft record
Hersh Martin -- Hist no draft record
Herman Franks -- Hist no draft record
Ed Fernandes -- Hist no draft record
83 record(s)