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Tuesday January 1,1952This 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
Ted AbernathyP18.301Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Gair AllieSS20.065Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Sandy AmorosOF21.336Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Jim ArcherP19.221Released by Yankees. 
Curt BarclayP20.132Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Frank BaumannP18.184Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Mike BaxesSS-2B21.014Returned to San Francisco (PCL) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Julio Becquer1B20.012Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Johnny Berardino2B-SS34.245Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Charlie BishopP28.000Returned to Ottawa (International) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Lou BoudreauSS34.168Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Don BuddinSS17.241Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Jerry CasaleP18.096Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Ed Charles3B18.247Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Tom CheneyP17.079Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Roberto ClementeOF17.136Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Rip ColemanP20.154Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Bill ConnellyP26.186Returned to Toledo (American Association) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Wes CovingtonOF19.280Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Jerry DavieP18.325Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Juan Delis3B-OF23.309Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Sammy Esposito3B-SS20.017Signed as undrafted Free Agent by White Sox. 
Tom FlaniganP17.117Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Tito FranconaOF-1B18.058Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Browns. 
Mark FreemanP21.025Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Jim Gentile1B17.212Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Harvey GentryH25.219Returned to Giants. 
Dick Gray3B20.174Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Eli GrbaP17.145Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Fred GreenP18.109Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Gene GreenC-OF18.189Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Bob Hale1B18.055Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Browns. 
Billy HarrellSS-3B23.167Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Russ HemanP18.325Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Gene HostP19.000Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Ken HuntOF17.172Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Footer JohnsonH19.321Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Ken JohnsonP18.199Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Marty KeoughOF-1B16.262Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Johnny KucksP18.158Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Harvey KuennOF-SS21.028Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Jim LandisOF17.298Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Don LassetterOF18.280Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Charlie LauC18.264Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Felix Mantilla2B-SS17.156Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Bob MartynOF21.139Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Jack McMahanP19.163Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Zach MonroeP20.177Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Billy Moran2B18.035Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Seth MoreheadP17.139Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Dolan NicholsP21.307Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Dan OsinskiP18.045Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Bobby PrescottOF20.280Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Charlie RabeP19.240Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Curt Roberts2B22.138Returned to Denver (Western) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Johnny RoseboroC18.233Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Jerry SchypinskiSS20.107Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Sonny Senerchia3B20.270Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Pirates. 
Jim Snyder2B19.139Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Browns. 
R.C. Stevens1B17.163Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Jake StrikerP18.070Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Haywood SullivanC21.017Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Moe ThackerC17.225Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Marv Throneberry1B18.121Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Bob ThurmanOF34.232Returned to San Francisco (PCL) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Ozzie Van BrabantP25.095Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Coot VealSS19.176Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Ken WaltersOF18.051Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Ted WieandP18.272Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Duane WilsonP17.186Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Gordie WindhornOF18.013Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Jerry ZimmermanC17.102Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox.