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Thursday December 5,1940This date in baseball
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John Papa celebrated a birthday on this date.
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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Standings at end of 1940 season.

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Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob BowmanP30.063Purchased by Giants from Cardinals. 
Slick CoffmanP29.359Purchased by Cubs from Browns. 
Johnny DickshotOF30.315Purchased by Hollywood (PCL) from Giants. 
Roy JoinerP34.036Purchased by Hollywood (PCL) from Giants. 
Danny MacFaydenP35.178Signed as Free Agent by Senators. 
Jake PowellOF32.143Purchased by San Francisco (PCL) from Yankees. 
Jake WadeP28.248Purchased by Reds from Browns. 
Paul WanerOF37.233Released by Pirates.