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Wednesday January 1,1947This date in baseball
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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Herb AdamsOF18.262Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Joe Adcock1B-OF19.063Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Jay AvreaP26.179Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Reds. 
Frank BarrettP33.184Returned to Indianapolis (American Association) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Jim Baxes2B-3B18.180Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Ralph BeardP17.324Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Gus BellOF18.047Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Babe BirrerP18.181Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Marv Blaylock1B17.093Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Dick BokelmannP20.067Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Rocky BridgesSS-2B19.147Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Jack BrittinP22.303Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Bob BuhlP18.142Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Bubba ChurchP22.111Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Mel ClarkOF20.178Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Jim Command3B18.078Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Clint CourtneyC19.291Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Leo CristanteP20.022Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Tod DavisSS-3B22.161Returned to Hollywood (PCL) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Cot DealP23.343Returned to Toronto (International) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Bill DietrichP36.278Signed as Free Agent by Athletics. 
Bob DiPietroOF19.122Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Dick DonovanP19.025Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Walt Dropo1B23.336Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Al EpperlyP28.239Returned to Milwaukee (American Association) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Vern FearP22.133Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Lou FinneyOF-1B36.141Signed as Free Agent by Phillies. 
Harry FisherP20.363Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Whitey FordP18.072Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Marion FricanoP23.170Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Harvey GentryH20.219Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Tookie Gilbert1B17.272Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Mike Goliat2B21.057Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Al GrunwaldP16.322Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Harvey HaddixP21.105Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Fred HahnP17.319Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Bill HallC18.155Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Doug HansenH18.016Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Chuck Harmon3B-OF22.253Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Browns. 
Mel HeldP17.264Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Browns. 
Rollie HemsleyC39.191Signed as Free Agent by Phillies. 
Harley HisnerP20.056Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Don Hoak3B18.331Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Ray Jablonski3B20.015Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Virgil JesterP19.162Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Willie Jones3B21.138Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Billy JurgesSS38.237Signed as Free Agent by Cubs. 
Ray KattC19.237Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Alex KellnerP22.128Signed as Free Agent by Athletics. 
Chris KitsosSS18.325Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Billy KlausSS-3B18.023Contract voided by Indians. 
Billy KlausSS-3B18.023Signed as Free Agent by Cubs. 
Joe LandrumP18.019Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Don LarsenP17.147Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Browns. 
Johnny LoganSS19.284Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Bill MacDonaldP17.279Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Dave MadisonP25.334Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Bob MahoneyP18.195Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Harry Malmberg2B21.154Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Frank Malzone3B16.307Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Dick ManvilleP20.007Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Connie MarreroP35.251Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Rogelio MartinezP28.057Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Charlie MaxwellOF19.268Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Jackie MayoOF21.159Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Windy McCallP21.167Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Roy McMillanSS17.168Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Jack Merson2B-3B24.349Signed as Free Agent by Pirates. 
Mickey MicelottaSS18.073Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Ed Mickelson1B20.114Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Bob MillikenP20.129Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Herb MofordP18.148Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Ray MooreP20.214Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Julio MorenoP-29.070Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Senators. 
Joe MuirP24.036Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Hal NaragonC18.092Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Les PedenC23.106Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Bill PierroP20.261Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Rance Pless1B-3B21.026Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Billy QueenOF18.034Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Rip RepulskiOF19.089Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Cliff RossP18.151Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Normie RoyP18.047Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Bob RushP21.011Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Johnny RutherfordP21.241Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Art SchallockP22.251Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Bud SheelyC26.036Returned to Hollywood (PCL) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Roy Sievers1B-OF20.044Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Browns. 
Curt SimmonsP17.227Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Bob SpicerP21.265Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Chuck StobbsP17.183Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Paul StuffelP19.285Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Dick TeedH20.299Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Bert ThielP20.242Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Bud ThomasSS17.297Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Browns. 
Kite ThomasOF23.249Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Tim ThompsonC22.306Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Dixie UprightH20.216Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Gale WadeOF17.346Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Neal WatlingtonC24.007Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Giants. 
Roy WeatherlyOF31.310Returned to Indianapolis (American Association) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Pete WhisenantOF17.018Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Spider WilhelmSS17.223Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Dick WilliamsOF-3B17.239Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Archie WilsonOF23.037Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.