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Friday January 1,1960This 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 1959 season.

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RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1960 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1569561.609--6675986946-3247-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park-2-1-1
222Cleveland Indians1548965.5785.07456469946-3143-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium000
336New York Yankees1557976.51015.56876474039-3940-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I-10-1
448Detroit Tigers1547678.49418.0723730-735-4242-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium000
559Boston Red Sox1527478.48719.07176892832-4442-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park211.500
6610Baltimore Orioles1557580.48419.5551621-7036-4138-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium-1-10
7714Kansas City Athletics1536588.42528.5676757-8129-4836-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1101.000
8816Washington Senators I1536390.41230.5617695-7829-4734-43L4T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium101.000
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1960 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1568868.564--7056703542-3646-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum000
224Milwaukee Braves1478166.5512.56855959034-3846-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium954.556
335San Francisco Giants1548371.5394.07056139241-3642-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium000
447Pittsburgh Pirates1497574.5039.5638657-1931-4644-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field532.600
5511Chicago Cubs1497277.48312.5651665-1435-3937-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field523.400
6612Cincinnati Reds1547480.48113.07647382631-4643-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field000
7713St. Louis Cardinals1547183.46116.0641725-8429-4842-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park000
8815Philadelphia Phillies1556590.41922.5599725-12627-5037-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium-1-10

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jack AkerP19.172Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Dick Allen1B-3B17.299Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Hank AllenOF19.162Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Sandy Alomar2B16.074Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Craig AndersonP21.184Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Gerry ArrigoP18.203Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Gene Baker2B-3B34.200Signed as Free Agent by Pirates. 
Jim BarbieriOF18.108Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Steve BlassP17.258Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Frank BorkP19.172Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Don BoschOF17.170Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Sam BowensOF20.284Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Gates BrownOF20.244Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Billy BryanC21.028Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Ron Campbell2B-SS19.271Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Paul CasanovaC18.011Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Pete CiminoP17.076Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Frank CiprianiOF18.262Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Ted DavidsonP20.089Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Dick DietzC18.105Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Gary DotterP17.147Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Dick EstelleP17.348Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
John FlavinP17.239Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Jim FregosiSS17.272Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Gil GarridoSS-2B18.189Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Dick Green2B18.255Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Granny HamnerIF32.250Signed as Free Agent by Yankees. 
Tommy HarperOF-3B19.079Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Jim Ray Hart3B-OF18.063Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Jesse HickmanP20.317Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Tom HilgendorfP17.297Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Herb HippaufP20.237Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Randy HundleyC17.214Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Pat JarvisP18.289Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Alan KochP21.282Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Gary KolbOF-C19.294Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
George Kopacz1B18.309Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Fred LasherP18.135Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Frank LinzyP19.108Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Whitey Lockman1B-OF33.160Signed as Free Agent by Reds. 
Dean LookOF22.162Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Gordy LundSS18.312Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Leo MarentetteP18.317Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Hector MartinezOF20.235Signed as Free Agent by Athletics. 
Jose MartinezP-16.331Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Marty MartinezSS-3B18.131Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Tony MartinezSS19.289Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Dal MaxvillSS-2B20.317Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Joe McCabeC21.127Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Tommy McCraw1B-OF19.041Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Sam McDowellP17.102Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Mickey McGuireSS-2B18.348Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Ken McMullen3B17.214Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Dave McNallyP17.062Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Bob MeyerP20.150Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Joe MoellerP16.320Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Fred NewmanP17.314Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Jim NorthrupOF20.038Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Billy OttOF19.039Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Ray OylerSS21.150Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Roberto PenaSS22.259Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Cap PetersonOF17.139Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Jim PriceC18.080Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Mel QueenP17.281Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Roger RepozOF19.151Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Minnie RojasP26.036Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Rich Rollins3B21.260Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Bill Roman1B21.082Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Santiago Rosario1B20.160Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Ken SandersP18.177Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Rollie SheldonP23.015Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Tommie SiskP17.264Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Willie SmithOF-1B20.324Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Bob SproutP18.027Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Marv Staehle2B17.294Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Larry StahlOF18.186Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Thad TillotsonP19.012Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Tom TimmermannP19.234Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Rupe ToppinP18.025Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Hector ValleC19.066Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Ray WashburnP21.215Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Gary WaslewskiP18.164Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Johnny Werhas3B21.328Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Dale WillisP21.217Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Wilbur WoodP18.071Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox.