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Tuesday January 1,1957This 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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Standings at end of 1956 season.

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bobby Adams3B-2B35.018Signed as Free Agent by Cubs. 
Matty AlouOF18.010Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
George Banks3B-OF18.099Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Steve BarberP18.313Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Ted BeardOF35.359Returned to Indianapolis (American Association) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Howie BedellOF21.094Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Bud Bloomfield2B-SS20.362Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Walt BondOF-1B19.074Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Cal BrowningP18.291Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Mike BrumleyC18.175Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Leo BurkeOF-2B22.240Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Larry Burright2B19.175Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Tom ButtersP18.268Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Doug CamilliC20.101Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Donn Clendenon1B21.170Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Choo Choo ColemanC19.129Released by Senators. 
Mike CuellarP19.238Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Tony CurryOF18.010Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Jack Damaska2B-OF19.133Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Jim DuckworthP17.222Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Bob Farley1B-OF19.047Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Joe GibbonP21.266Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Bob GibsonP21.053Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Russ GibsonC17.240Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Tony GonzalezOF20.126Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Julio Gotay2B17.206Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Bill GrahamP19.345Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Jack HamiltonP18.007Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Jay HankinsOF21.055Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Bob HeffnerP18.110Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Chuck Hiller2B22.092Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Joe HoernerP20.050Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Lou JacksonOF21.159Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Stan JohnsonOF19.323Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Deacon Jones1B22.258Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
John Kennedy3B22.039Signed as Free Agent by Phillies. 
Lou Klimchock3B-2B17.078Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Hal KolstadP21.214Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Bob KuzavaP33.218Returned to Columbus (International) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Dick LinesP18.137Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Phil LinzSS-2B17.211Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Jack LittrellSS27.344Returned to Portland (PCL) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Ken MacKenzieP22.297Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Juan MarichalP19.073Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Hector MartinezOF17.235Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Dick McAuliffe2B-SS17.033Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Ed Mickelson1B30.114Returned to Portland (PCL) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Don MinnickP25.262Released by Indians. 
Manny MontejoP21.077Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Jackie MooreC17.316Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Merlin NippertP18.122Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Jim O'TooleP19.356Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Ed OlivaresOF-3B18.057Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
John OrsinoC18.254Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Dan OsinskiP23.045Released by Indians. 
Tom ParsonsP17.110Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Dan PfisterP20.012Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Elmo PlaskettC18.188Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Don PrinceP18.271Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Ed RakowP20.216Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Merritt RanewC18.236Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Gordie RichardsonP18.166Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Dave RickettsC21.173Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Charley Smith3B19.108Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Dick SmithOF-1B17.229Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
George SpencerP30.178Returned to Indianapolis (American Association) after expiration of minor league working agreement. 
Bill StaffordP17.141Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Lee StangeP20.066Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Sandy ValdespinoOF17.352Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Carl WarwickOF19.308Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Bobby WineSS18.106Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Jake Wood2B19.193Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.