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Monday January 1,1951This 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
Joe AlbaneseP17.189Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Joe Altobelli1B-OF18.220Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Jim ArcherP18.221Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Tony Bartirome1B18.237Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Bill BellP17.069Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Zeke BellaOF20.131Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Joe BlackP26.328Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Frank Bolling2B19.046Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Tom BrewerP19.120Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Dick BrodowskiP18.159Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Joe CaffieOF19.321Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Phil ClarkP18.090Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Jim CoatesP18.150Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Rocky ColavitoOF17.144Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Gene ConleyP20.052Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Jim ConstableP17.201Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Bud DaleyP18.086Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Brandy DavisOF23.113Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Karl DrewsP30.314Returned to Baltimore (International) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Bobby DurnbaughSS17.351Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Gene FodgeP19.176Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Bill FroatsP20.073Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Jim Gilliam2B-3B22.076Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Tommy Giordano2B25.084Returned to Augusta (South Atlantic) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Herb GormanH26.014Returned to Hollywood (PCL) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Johnny Goryl2B-3B17.072Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Bill HarrisP19.029Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Woodie HeldSS-OF18.282Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Larry JacksonP19.213Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Russ KemmererP19.061Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Chick KingOF20.052Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Al LaryP22.097Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Ted Lepcio2B-3B20.157Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Johnny LindellOF34.124Returned to Hollywood (PCL) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Jerry Lumpe2B17.213Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Lyle LuttrellSS20.313Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Eric MacKenzieC18.125Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Bobby Malkmus2B-SS19.181Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Georges MarandaP18.352Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Danny McDevittP18.044Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Lloyd MerrittP17.268Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Jack MeyerP18.284Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Ernie OravetzOF18.343Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Jim OwensP16.350Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Ed PalmquistP17.205Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Eddie PellagriniSS-2B32.294Returned to Baltimore (International) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Johnny PodresP18.093Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
J.W. PorterC-OF17.349Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Curt Roberts2B21.138Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Raul SanchezP20.020Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Mike SandlockC-SS35.076Returned to Hollywood (PCL) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Bob SchmidtC17.254Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Al SchrollP18.285Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Kal Segrist2B-3B19.262Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Ray SemprochP19.359Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Wally Shannon2B-SS17.343Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Ron ShoopC19.104Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Norm Siebern1B-OF17.159Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Bob SkinnerOF19.090Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Bob SmithP22.233Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Karl SpoonerP19.192Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Gene StephensOF17.346Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Dick Stuart1B18.055Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Jim StumpP18.326Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
George SusceP19.110Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Dick TettelbachOF21.189Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Valmy ThomasC22.072Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Frank Torre1B19.002Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Joe TrimbleP20.081Released by Reds. 
Bill TuttleOF21.181Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Lee WallsOF17.360Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Jim WaughP17.037Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Charlie WhiteC22.142Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Browns. 
Carl WilleyP19.209Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Maury WillsSS-3B18.091Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Al WorthingtonP21.330Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Dom ZanniP18.306Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.