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Tuesday, January 1,1946

Tuesday, January 1,1946

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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Al Aber Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Ohio HS)
John Andre New York Giants Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bill Antonello Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
James Atkins Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as free agent by Boston Red Sox
Toby Atwell Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Virginia Tech)
George Bamberger New York Giants Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Hank Bauer New York Yankees Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Illinois HS)
Vern Bickford Boston Braves Hist Signed as free agent by Boston Braves
Mike Blyzka Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bob Borkowski Chicago Cubs Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Ohio HS)
Roger Bowman New York Giants Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Tommy Bridges Detroit Tigers Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1946-1946 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Harry Bright New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bobby Brown New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Hal Brown Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (North Carolina)
Tom Burgess St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Harry Byrd Philadelphia Athletics Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Roy Campanella Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as free agent by Brooklyn Dodgers
Larry Ciaffone Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jackie Collum St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jack Cusick Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jim Davis Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jim Delsing Chicago White Sox Hist Selected from Milwaukee (American Association) by Chicago White Sox in Minor League Draft
Joe DeMaestri Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Carl Erskine Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Frank Fanovich New York Giants Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Al Federoff Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Dee Fondy Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bill Glynn Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Tom Gorman New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Red Hardy New York Giants Hist Signed as free agent by New York Giants (no draft record)
Grady Hatton Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Phil Haugstad Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Wisconsin HS)
Solly Hemus St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Arizona HS)
Mel Hoderlein Chicago Cubs Hist Unknown transaction
Jim Hughes Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Tom Hurd Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Spook Jacobs Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Delaware HS)
Tony Jacobs Chicago Cubs Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Hal Jeffcoat Chicago Cubs Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bill Jennings New York Giants Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Dave Jolly St. Louis Browns Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Howie Judson Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bob Keegan New York Yankees Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Bucknell)
Alex Kellner -- Hist Released by Reds
Nellie King St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Billy Klaus Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Ted Kluszewski Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Clem Koshorek Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Lou Kretlow Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Rocky Krsnich New York Yankees Hist Unknown transaction
Dick Kryhoski New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Johnny Kucab -- Hist Released by Reds
Doyle Lade Chicago White Sox Hist Selected from Shreveport (Texas) by Chicago White Sox in Minor League Draft
Ken Lehman Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Paul Lehner St. Louis Browns Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Don Lenhardt St. Louis Browns Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Don Liddle Boston Braves Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Lou Limmer Philadelphia Athletics Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Walt Linden Boston Braves Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Dick Littlefield Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Stan Lopata Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Michigan HS)
Lynn Lovenguth Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Joe Lutz St. Louis Browns Hist Signed as amateur free agent
John Mackinson New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Barney Martin New York Giants Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (South Carolina HS)
Sammy Meeks New York Giants Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Sam Mele Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (NYU)
Dale Mitchell Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bill Moisan Chicago Cubs Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Massachusetts HS)
Ray Murray Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as free agent by Cleveland Indians
Ernie Nevel New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Don Newcombe Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (New Jersey HS)
Milt Nielsen Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Minnesota HS)
Irv Noren Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Danny O'Connell Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Harry Perkowski Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed as free agent by Cincinnati Reds
John Perkovich Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Duane Pillette New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bud Podbielan Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bob Porterfield New York Yankees Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Virginia HS)
Wally Post Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Billy Reed Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Fred Richards Chicago Cubs Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jim Romano Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (New York HS)
Frank Sacka St. Louis Browns Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Ed Sanicki Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jerry Scala New York Giants Hist Unknown transaction
George Schmees Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bill Serena Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bud Sheely -- Hist Released by Red Sox
Lou Sleater Boston Braves Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Frank Smith Chicago Cubs Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Dick Strahs Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
George Strickland Boston Red Sox Hist Selected from New Orleans (Southern Association) by Boston Red Sox in Minor League Draft
Chuck Tanner Boston Braves Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Pennsylvania HS)
Earl Turner Boston Braves Hist Unknown transaction
Chris Van Cuyk Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Wisconsin HS)
Jay Van Noy St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Frank Verdi New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Ben Wade Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Unknown transaction
Dick Weik Washington Senators I Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Illinois)
Bob Wellman Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Ohio HS)
Bobby Young St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Sal Yvars New York Giants Hist Signed as amateur free agent
George Zuverink St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Michigan HS)
Ed Chandler Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed contract with Brooklyn Dodgers
Johnny Van Cuyk Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed contract with Dodgers
Gee Walker -- Hist Released by Reds
Ken Richardson Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Selected from Hollywood (PCL) by Pittsburgh Pirates in Minor League Draft
Frank Trechock New York Giants Hist Selected from Minneapolis (American Association) by New York Giants in Minor League Draft
Pat Cooper Philadelphia Athletics Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1946-1946 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Vic Bradford -- Hist No draft record
Bill DeKoning -- Hist no draft record
Cookie Cuccurullo -- Hist no draft record
Heinz Becker -- Hist no draft record
Art Lopatka -- Hist no draft record
Ernie White -- Hist no draft record
Junior Thompson -- Hist no draft record
Hugh East -- Hist no draft record
Tom Jordan -- Hist no draft record
Ray Sanders -- Hist no draft record
George Fallon -- Hist no draft record
Dick Mulligan -- Hist no draft record
Eddie Basinski -- Hist no draft record
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Ike Pearson -- Hist no draft record
Jimmy Brown -- Hist no draft record
Jim McDonnell -- Hist no draft record
Luis Suarez -- Hist no draft record
129 record(s)