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Thursday January 1,1953This date in baseball
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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Harry Agganis1B23.256Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
George AlusikOF17.324Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Harry AndersonOF-1B21.113Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Sparky Anderson2B18.313Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Rudy AriasP21.209Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Frank BarnesP24.128Returned to Toronto (International) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Earl BatteyC17.361Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Ron BlackburnP17.253Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Don Blasingame2B20.291Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Bob BlaylockP17.187Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Don BradeyP18.089Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Jackie BrandtOF18.248Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Fritz BrickellSS17.288Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Marshall BridgesP21.213Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Dick BrownC17.349Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Bob BruceP19.228Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Tex ClevengerP20.176Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Gordy Coleman1B18.180Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Bill DaileyP17.233Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Chuck DanielP19.106Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Bob DarnellP22.056Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Yo-Yo DavalilloSS21.185Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Don DemeterOF17.190Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Steve Demeter3B17.339Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Whammy DouglasP17.318Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Joe DurhamOF21.154Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Browns. 
Frank ErnagaOF22.132Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Turk FarrellP18.268Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
John FitzgeraldP19.108Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Eddie HaasOF17.220Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Earl HershOF20.225Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Joe HicksOF19.269Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Fred HutchinsonP33.142Signed as Free Agent by Tigers. 
Johnny JamesP19.162Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Lou JohnsonOF18.101Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Sherman JonesP17.325Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
John Kennedy3B18.039Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Giants. 
Fred KippP21.092Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Marty KutynaP20.048Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Bobby LockeP18.304Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Jim MahoneySS18.220Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Roger MarisOF18.113Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Ralph MaurielloP18.129Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Joe McClainP19.241Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Roman MejiasOF22.145Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Russ NixonC17.316Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Bobo Osborne1B-3B17.081Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Tom PattonC17.118Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Albie PearsonOF18.111Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Bob PerryOF18.109Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Pedro RamosP17.248Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Curt RaydonP19.044Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Jack ReedOF19.333Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Rudy Regalado3B22.225Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Bobby Richardson2B17.135Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Frank RobinsonOF17.123Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Ken RoweP19.001Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Bob ShawP19.186Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Larry SherryP17.160Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Dave SislerP21.077Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Bill SmithP18.207Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Russ SnyderOF18.193Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Walt StreuliC17.097Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Bill TaylorOF23.002Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Giants. 
Bob ThorpeP17.354Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Dick TracewskiSS-2B17.332Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Ozzie Virgil3B19.229Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Bill White1B18.338Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Don WilliamsP21.109Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Casey Wise2B-SS20.115Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Roy WrightP19.097Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals.