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Thursday, January 1,1953

Thursday, January 1,1953

Baseball on this Date

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
George Alusik Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Pennsylvania HS)
Harry Anderson Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Sparky Anderson Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Rudy Arias Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Frank Barnes -- Hist Returned to Toronto (International)
Earl Battey Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (California HS)
Ron Blackburn Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Don Blasingame St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bob Blaylock St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Don Bradey Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (North Carolina HS)
Jackie Brandt St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Fritz Brickell New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Marshall Bridges New York Giants Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Harry Bright Chicago White Sox Hist Unknown transaction
Dick Brown Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bob Bruce Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Tex Clevenger Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Gordy Coleman Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Maryland HS)
Jerry Dahlke Chicago White Sox Hist Unknown transaction
Bill Dailey Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Chuck Daniel Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bob Darnell Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Yo-Yo Davalillo Washington Senators I Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Venezuela)
Don Demeter Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Steve Demeter Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Lino Donoso Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Unknown transaction
Whammy Douglas Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (North Carolina HS)
Bob Duliba St. Louis Cardinals Hist Unknown transaction
Joe Durham St. Louis Browns Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Shaw)
Turk Farrell Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed as amateur free agent
John Fitzgerald New York Giants Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Eddie Haas Chicago Cubs Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Al Heist St. Louis Browns Hist Unknown transaction
Earl Hersh Milwaukee Braves Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Joe Hicks Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Fred Hutchinson Detroit Tigers Hist Signed contract with Tigers
Johnny James New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Lou Johnson New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Stan Jok Philadelphia Phillies Hist Unknown transaction
Sherman Jones New York Giants Hist Signed as amateur free agent
John Kennedy New York Giants Hist Signed as free agent by New York Giants
Fred Kipp Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Willie Kirkland New York Giants Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Marty Kutyna St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Pennsylvania HS)
Bobby Locke Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jim Mahoney Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Roger Maris Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Ed Mayer Boston Red Sox Hist Unknown transaction
Joe McClain St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Tennessee)
Roman Mejias Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed as amateur free agent
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Ramon Monzant New York Giants Hist Unknown transaction
Russ Nixon Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bobo Osborne Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Tom Patton St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Albie Pearson Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bob Perry New York Giants Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Taylor Phillips Milwaukee Braves Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Georgia)
Pedro Ramos Washington Senators I Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Cuba)
Curt Raydon Milwaukee Braves Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jack Reed New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Rudy Regalado Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (USC)
Frank Robinson Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Humberto Robinson Milwaukee Braves Hist Unknown transaction
Freddy Rodriguez -- Hist Unknown transaction
Ken Rowe Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Michigan HS)
Bob Shaw Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Larry Sherry Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Dave Sisler Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bill Smith St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Russ Snyder New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jack Spring Philadelphia Phillies Hist Selected from Spokane (Western International) by Philadelphia Phillies in Minor League Draft
Walt Streuli Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Ben Taylor -- Hist Unknown transaction
Dick Tracewski Brooklyn Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Ozzie Virgil New York Giants Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Bill White New York Giants Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Hiram)
Don Williams Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Tennessee)
Roy Wright St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Al Benton -- Hist Sold by Boston Red Sox to San Diego (PCL)
George Lerchen Cincinnati Reds Hist Sold by Detroit Tigers to Cincinnati Reds
Bill Greason -- Hist no draft record
Jose Valdivielso -- Hist no draft record
82 record(s)