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Monday January 1,1962This 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 1961 season.

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RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees16310954.669--82761221544-3865-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I-10-1
222Detroit Tigers16310261.6267.084167117051-3050-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium-1-10
334Baltimore Orioles1639667.58913.069158810347-3448-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium-1-10
448Chicago White Sox1638677.52823.07657263933-4953-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park-10-1
5511Cleveland Indians1617883.48430.0737752-1538-4240-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium000
6612Boston Red Sox1637687.46633.0729792-6326-5550-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park-10-1
7713Minnesota Twins1617190.44137.0708782-7434-4636-45L4T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium-1-10
8815Washington Senators II16161100.37947.0618776-15828-5433-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium000
9916Kansas City Athletics16261101.37747.5687864-17728-5433-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium-10-1
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1962 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1549361.604--7106535746-3147-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field000
225Los Angeles Dodgers1548965.5784.07356973844-3345-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum000
336San Francisco Giants1558570.5488.577365511840-3845-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park-10-1
447Milwaukee Braves1558372.53510.57126565638-4045-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium-10-1
559St. Louis Cardinals1558174.52312.57036683532-4548-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park-1-10
6610Pittsburgh Pirates1547579.48718.06946751937-4038-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field000
7714Chicago Cubs1566591.41729.0689800-11124-5440-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field-2-1-1
8817Philadelphia Phillies15548107.31045.5584796-21225-5222-56L3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium-1-10

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brant AlyeaOF21.024Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Mike Andrews2B18.176Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Jose ArciaSS-2B18.132Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Bob BairdP21.351Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
John BatemanC21.164Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Larry BearnarthP20.112Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
Rich BeckP20.345Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Glenn Beckert2B21.081Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Curt BlefaryOF-1B18.180Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Buddy BradfordOF17.160Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Jim BrittonP17.282Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Ike Brown2B-1B19.263Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Ollie BrownOF17.325Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Arlo BrunsbergC21.139Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Jim BusbyOF34.358Signed as Free Agent by Astros. 
Jim CampanisC17.327Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Conrad CardinalP19.277Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Glen ClarkH20.300Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Wayne ComerOF17.333Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Tony ConigliaroOF16.359Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Jim ConstableP28.201Signed as Free Agent by Braves. 
Casey CoxP20.182Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Jerry CriderP20.121Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
Bobby DarwinOF18.319Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Angels. 
Dave DeBusschereP21.077Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Don DennisP19.304Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Mike DerrickOF-1B18.104Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Steve DillonP18.287Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Tom DukesP19.123Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Ernie Fazio2B19.341Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Mike Ferraro3B17.136Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Tom FisherP19.272Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Tom FletcherP19.187Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Joe Foy3B18.314Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
Tito Fuentes2B17.363Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Bob GaribaldiP19.304Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Jim GosgerOF19.056Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Derrell GriffithOF-3B18.020Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Bob GrimP31.299Released by Cardinals. 
Jim HardinP18.148Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
Hal HaydelP17.176Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Tony Horton1B17.026Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Pat HouseP21.122Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Bruce HowardP18.284Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Larry JasterP17.354Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Steve JonesP20.254Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
Mike JoyceP20.323Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Bill KelsoP21.317Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Ed KirkpatrickOF-C17.085Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Angels. 
Fred KlagesP18.062Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Hal KurtzP18.195Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Jim Lefebvre2B-3B19.359Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Pete LovrichP19.077Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Tom MatchickSS-3B18.116Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Dave McDonald1B18.226Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Jim McGlothlinP18.087Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Angels. 
Denny McLainP17.278Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
John MillerOF-1B17.293Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Barry MooreP18.273Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Billy MurphyOF17.239Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Chuck NiesonP19.099Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
Joe NuxhallP33.155Signed as Free Agent by Orioles. 
Darrell OsteenP18.321Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Don Pepper1B18.085Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Luis PerazaP19.198Released by Yankees. 
Cecil PerkinsP21.031Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Grover PowellP21.083Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
Paul RatliffC17.344Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
Rich Reese1B20.094Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Garry RoggenburkP21.260Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
Paul Schaal3B18.304Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Angels. 
Red Schoendienst2B38.333Signed as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Jim ShellenbackP18.044Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Bernie SmithOF20.119Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
Al StanekP18.008Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Ed SuklaP18.304Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Angels. 
Bob TaylorOF17.287Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Carl TaylorC-OF17.347Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Luis TiantP21.039Purchased by Indians from Mexico City Tigers (Mexican). 
Tom TischinskiC17.173Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Ken TurnerP18.137Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Angels. 
Glenn VaughanSS17.321Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Don Wallace2B21.129Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Jackie WarnerOF18.153Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Angels. 
Steve WhitakerOF18.239Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Jimmy WynnOF19.295Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Chris ZacharyP17.317Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros.