MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
MAJOR TRANSACTIONS
11/20/1939
 
Monday, November 20th, 1939
Chicago White Sox: Signed manager Fritz Maisel to a 2-year, $15,286 per year contract.
Sunday, November 19th, 1939
Chicago White Sox: Signed hitting coach Bill Reynolds to a 2-year, $1,888 per year contract.
Saturday, November 18th, 1939
Chicago White Sox: Signed team doctor Sterling Robinson to a 2-year, $2,498 per year contract.
Chicago White Sox: Signed pitching coach J. Davis to a 2-year, $426 per year contract.
Monday, November 13th, 1939
Boston Red Sox: 3B Parnell Woods received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Red Sox: C Dick Bouknight received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Red Sox: SP Harry Brecheen received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Red Sox: SP Rush Sumner received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Red Sox: RF Vince DiMaggio becomes a free-agent.
Boston Red Sox: RP Coy Sparks received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Red Sox: 3B Joseph Bestudik received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Red Sox: RP Clint Brown becomes a free-agent.
Boston Red Sox: CF John Wehmeyer received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Red Sox: 2B Tommy Heath received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Red Sox: 1B Bob Hershey received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Red Sox: 1B Frank Marinette received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Red Sox: RF Frank Rendler received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Red Sox: RF George Staller received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Red Sox: 3B Ray Perry received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Red Sox: SS Lou Klein received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Red Sox: LF Jim Russell received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Red Sox: 1B Ray Sanders received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Red Sox: SP Johnny Vander Meer becomes a free-agent.
Boston Red Sox: SP Cliff Melton becomes a free-agent.
New York Yankees: 1B Jack Graham received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Yankees: RF Ben Chapman becomes a free-agent.
New York Yankees: SP Earl Whitehill becomes a free-agent.
New York Yankees: C Tony Giuliani received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Yankees: SP William Anderson received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Yankees: 2B Mack McKinney received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Yankees: SP Philip Gugich received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Yankees: 1B Sam Leslie becomes a free-agent.
New York Yankees: SP Slick Castleman becomes a free-agent.
New York Yankees: 2B Joseph Johnson received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Yankees: RP Sharkey Eiland received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Yankees: C Joe Barnett received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Yankees: RP H. Strickland received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Yankees: SP Henry Bazner received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Yankees: C August Navarro received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Yankees: 1B Bob Latshaw received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Yankees: 2B Dutch Meyer received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Yankees: 3B Lloyd Moore received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Yankees: LF Pinky Jorgensen received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Yankees: LF Max Marshall received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Yankees: C Frank Mancuso received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Yankees: 3B Joe Dykes received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Philadelphia Athletics: 2B Billy Herman becomes a free-agent.
Philadelphia Athletics: CL Max Butcher received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Philadelphia Athletics: SP George Earnshaw received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $19,845.
Philadelphia Athletics: SP Vern Olsen received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Philadelphia Athletics: SS Charlie Gelbert becomes a free-agent.
Philadelphia Athletics: 2B Fred Pfeifer received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Philadelphia Athletics: SP Lefty Sullivan received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Philadelphia Athletics: 3B Red Kress becomes a free-agent.
Philadelphia Athletics: C Ralph Samhammer received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Philadelphia Athletics: SP Joe Dobson received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Washington Senators: SS Joe Cronin becomes a free-agent.
Washington Senators: SP Red Ruffing becomes a free-agent.
Washington Senators: 1B Kerby Farrell received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Washington Senators: C Mickey Cochrane becomes a free-agent.
Washington Senators: C George Lacy received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Washington Senators: LF Pete Fleming received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Washington Senators: 2B Gene Handley received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Washington Senators: LF Fred Sington received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Washington Senators: 2B Barney Lutz received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Washington Senators: SP Edward Kramer received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Washington Senators: SS Red Juelich received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Washington Senators: SP Jim Mooney becomes a free-agent.
Washington Senators: RP Dick Lanahan received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Washington Senators: RP Harold Ginn received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Washington Senators: 3B Harl W Maggert received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Washington Senators: 2B Ted Jennings received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Washington Senators: RF Bill Simms received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Washington Senators: SP Joe Boward received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Washington Senators: CF Jack Devincenzi received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Washington Senators: 3B Sammy Liberto received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Baltimore Orioles: SP Johnny Welch becomes a free-agent.
Baltimore Orioles: LF John Stone becomes a free-agent.
Baltimore Orioles: CF Hank Leiber becomes a free-agent.
Baltimore Orioles: LF Wally Berger becomes a free-agent.
Baltimore Orioles: SS Billy Rogell becomes a free-agent.
Baltimore Orioles: SP Nick Strincevich received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Baltimore Orioles: 1B Zeke Bonura becomes a free-agent.
Baltimore Orioles: SP Lou Fette becomes a free-agent.
Baltimore Orioles: SP Tex Carleton becomes a free-agent.
Baltimore Orioles: RF Ted Williams received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Baltimore Orioles: SP Lefty Gomez becomes a free-agent.
Baltimore Orioles: SP Ken Holcombe received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Baltimore Orioles: 2B Mike Milosevich received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Baltimore Orioles: RP Hubert Grabowski received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Baltimore Orioles: RP Monte Pearson becomes a free-agent.
Chicago White Sox: 2B Luke Appling becomes a free-agent.
Chicago White Sox: RF Jeff Heath received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Chicago White Sox: 1B Rip Radcliff becomes a free-agent.
Chicago White Sox: CF Nick Etten becomes a free-agent.
Chicago White Sox: RP Bert Hunter received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Chicago White Sox: SP Dutch E Leonard becomes a free-agent.
Chicago White Sox: SS Louis Bush received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Chicago White Sox: 3B Harry Wiliams received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Chicago White Sox: 1B Earl Cartwright received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Chicago White Sox: RF John McLaughlin received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Chicago White Sox: 1B Hugh Gustafson received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Chicago White Sox: SS Orville Nesselrode received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Chicago White Sox: 2B Joseph Davis received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Chicago White Sox: RP Edward Everitt becomes a free-agent.
Chicago White Sox: SP Lawrence Susee received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Chicago White Sox: LF Bill Hoskins received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Chicago White Sox: 3B Whitey Kurowski received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Chicago White Sox: SS Ernie Horne becomes a free-agent.
Chicago White Sox: CF Chet Ross received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Chicago White Sox: 2B George Stein received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Chicago White Sox: SP Orlin Collier becomes a free-agent.
Chicago White Sox: RP Johnny Grodzicki received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: SS Gene Lillard becomes a free-agent.
Cleveland Indians: C Roy Campanella received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $5,024.
Cleveland Indians: SP Jack Kramer received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: C Harry Danning becomes a free-agent.
Cleveland Indians: 3B Buster Adams received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: LF Babe Barna received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: SP Leonard Schopp received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: SS Joe Gordon received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: RF Milt Byrnes received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: C Fred Bergmann received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: SP Johnny Lindell received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: SP Wilson Hayes received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: 2B Al Cuccinello received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: SS Pat Ankenman received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: 2B Tony Fiarito received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: 1B Babe Young received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: SP George Hockette received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: SP Andrew Doyle received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: RP Jim McCloskey received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: 3B Lou Boudreau received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $5,312.
Cleveland Indians: CF Henry Meyer received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: RP Don Kepler received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: SP Fred Martin received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: CF Joe Marty received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: LF Budd Adams received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: SS Gene Williams received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: SP Robert Porter received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cleveland Indians: RP Joseph Bethen received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Detroit Tigers: C Rick Ferrell becomes a free-agent.
Detroit Tigers: SP Jim Bagby received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Detroit Tigers: LF Glenn McQuillen received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Detroit Tigers: LF Gee Walker becomes a free-agent.
Detroit Tigers: SP Sugar Cain becomes a free-agent.
Detroit Tigers: RP Johnny Bittner received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Detroit Tigers: C Gus Mancuso becomes a free-agent.
Detroit Tigers: 2B Tommy Irwin received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Detroit Tigers: SS Peanuts Lowrey received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Detroit Tigers: CF Thurman Tucker received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Detroit Tigers: RP Red Phillips received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Detroit Tigers: SP Ted Wilks received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $5,312.
Detroit Tigers: RP Steve Larkin received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Detroit Tigers: 3B Tom Hafey received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Detroit Tigers: LF Clarence Griffin received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Detroit Tigers: RF Eddie Silber received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Detroit Tigers: SP Xavier Rescigno received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Detroit Tigers: 3B Oliver Hill received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Detroit Tigers: LF Jim Asbell received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Detroit Tigers: SP Pete Sivess received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Browns: CF George Binks received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Browns: 2B George Detore becomes a free-agent.
St. Louis Browns: CF Pete Fox becomes a free-agent.
St. Louis Browns: SP Bud Teachout becomes a free-agent.
St. Louis Browns: RP Art Evans becomes a free-agent.
St. Louis Browns: SP Red Van Fleet becomes a free-agent.
St. Louis Browns: RF Moose Solters becomes a free-agent.
St. Louis Browns: SP Al Lien received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Browns: CF Russ Derry received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Browns: SP Alfred Henning received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Browns: 2B Ron Northey received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Browns: SS Eddie R Miller received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Browns: LF Les Fleming received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Browns: C Pete Dowling received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Browns: SP Blix Donnelly received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Kansas City Blues: SP Norm Branch received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Kansas City Blues: SP Bill V Swift becomes a free-agent.
Kansas City Blues: SP Michael Schroeder received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Kansas City Blues: 1B Bill Kats received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Kansas City Blues: C Walker Cooper received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Kansas City Blues: 1B Jack I Burns becomes a free-agent.
Kansas City Blues: RP R. Hoffman received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Kansas City Blues: 2B Sid Gordon received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $5,312.
Kansas City Blues: RP Fred Brown received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Kansas City Blues: C Jess Haley received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Kansas City Blues: CF Doc Graves received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Kansas City Blues: SP Arthur Evans received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Kansas City Blues: RP Bucky Jacobs received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Kansas City Blues: SP Ken Heintzelman received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Kansas City Blues: 2B Jerry Priddy received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Kansas City Blues: SP Harry Cannon received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Kansas City Blues: 1B Gene Hasson received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Kansas City Blues: 2B Hal Luby received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Kansas City Blues: 3B Jesse Landrum received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Kansas City Blues: RP Aubrey Mitchell received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Brooklyn Dodgers: RP Glenn I Liebhardt received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Brooklyn Dodgers: 2B Jimmy Bloodworth received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Brooklyn Dodgers: C Billy Raimondi received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Brooklyn Dodgers: 1B Oscar Grimes received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Brooklyn Dodgers: LF Stan Spence received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Brooklyn Dodgers: RP Slick Coffman received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Brooklyn Dodgers: RP Buck Crowe received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Brooklyn Dodgers: SP Marius Russo received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Brooklyn Dodgers: SP Roy Henshaw becomes a free-agent.
Brooklyn Dodgers: LF Albert Fisher received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Brooklyn Dodgers: CF Hank Sauer received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Brooklyn Dodgers: RF Bill Nicholson received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $4,800.
Brooklyn Dodgers: LF Mike Powers becomes a free-agent.
Brooklyn Dodgers: RP Bud Tinning becomes a free-agent.
Brooklyn Dodgers: CF George Case received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Brooklyn Dodgers: SS Johnny Watson received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Brooklyn Dodgers: RP Mort Cooper received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Brooklyn Dodgers: RP James Burge received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Brooklyn Dodgers: C Dee Moore received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Brooklyn Dodgers: 1B Frank Houska received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Brooklyn Dodgers: SP James Harden received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Braves: SP Si Johnson becomes a free-agent.
Boston Braves: RP Charlie Wagner received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Braves: 3B Don Smith received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Braves: RP Wally Holborow received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Braves: SP Ken Raffensberger received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Braves: RP Les Tietje received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Braves: LF John Stoneham becomes a free-agent.
Boston Braves: SS Bill Lillard received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Braves: LF Goose Goslin received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,200.
Boston Braves: SP Johnny Johnson received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Braves: RP Loy Hanning received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Braves: C Al Lopez becomes a free-agent.
Boston Braves: CF Johnny Wyrostek received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Braves: C Joe Schultz received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Braves: 2B Dario Lodigiani received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Braves: RP Don Anderson received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Braves: SS Wayne Ambler received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Braves: C Fern Bell received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Boston Braves: RF Johnny Washington received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Giants: SP Bob Carpenter received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Giants: 1B Mickey Vernon received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $5,000.
New York Giants: RP Bob E Allen received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Giants: RP Lee Stine received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Giants: C Dixie Parsons received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Giants: C Gabby Hartnett becomes a free-agent.
New York Giants: SP Julio Bonetti received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Giants: CF Hugh Alexander received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Giants: RP Bobby Cole received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Giants: SP Fotch Mathias received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Giants: SS Red Rolfe becomes a free-agent.
New York Giants: 1B Johnny Sturm received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Giants: RF Fred Berger becomes a free-agent.
New York Giants: CL Willie Burns received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Giants: RP Floyd Underwood received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Giants: C Lawrence Steinbeck received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Giants: RP Wedo Martini received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Giants: C Sigmund Makowski received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Giants: LF Gene Kyland received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Giants: RP Edwin Groth received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Giants: RP George Turbeville received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Giants: 2B Tony Robello received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
New York Giants: RF George Antone received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Philadelphia Phillies: CF Lloyd Waner becomes a free-agent.
Philadelphia Phillies: SP Dick Errickson received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Philadelphia Phillies: RP Jonas Butzman received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Philadelphia Phillies: 3B Alonzo Haulbrook received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Philadelphia Phillies: SP Dick West received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Philadelphia Phillies: SP Vernon Horn received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Philadelphia Phillies: RP Julius Wiese received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Philadelphia Phillies: SP Belve Bean received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $16,000.
Philadelphia Phillies: RP Italo Chelini received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Philadelphia Phillies: RP Joe Haynes received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Philadelphia Phillies: RF Freddie Lindstrom becomes a free-agent.
Philadelphia Phillies: 3B Mel Hicks received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Philadelphia Phillies: CF Henry Kimbro received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Philadelphia Phillies: SS Jesse Williams received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: SS Billy Jurges becomes a free-agent.
Buffalo Bisons: RP Red Lynn received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: C Bob Garbark received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: SP Tommy Reis received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: 3B Bert Haas received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: C Clyde McCullough received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: RP Archie McKain becomes a free-agent.
Buffalo Bisons: SS Arnold Cohen received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: SP Ed Durham becomes a free-agent.
Buffalo Bisons: SP Russ Van Atta becomes a free-agent.
Buffalo Bisons: RP Boots Poffenberger received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: RF Milton McIntyre received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: 1B Leo Sevigny received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: RF Bob Elliott received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: CF Max E West received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: SP George Barley received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: 2B Harvey Storey received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: RP Joe Callahan received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: RF Norman DeWeese received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: RP Johnnie Chambers received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: LF Roy Easterwood received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: RP Hal Kelleher received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: 3B Anastasio Santaella received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: SP Howie Krist received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: SP Tex Hughson received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: C Richard McAllister received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: RP William Humphrey received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Buffalo Bisons: RP Malo Reece received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Chicago Cubs: SP Mace Brown becomes a free-agent.
Chicago Cubs: SP Joseph Rompalo received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Chicago Cubs: 3B Tony Lazzeri becomes a free-agent.
Chicago Cubs: SP Jack Knott becomes a free-agent.
Chicago Cubs: SP Johnny Hutchings received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Chicago Cubs: SS Ned Stickle received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Chicago Cubs: C Frankie Pytlak becomes a free-agent.
Chicago Cubs: LF Mike Bouza becomes a free-agent.
Chicago Cubs: SS Ervin Oberlander received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Chicago Cubs: CF Hersh Martin becomes a free-agent.
Chicago Cubs: SP Clarence Pickrel received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cincinnati Reds: SP Johnny Broaca becomes a free-agent.
Cincinnati Reds: CL Clyde Shoun received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cincinnati Reds: SP Howard Craghead becomes a free-agent.
Cincinnati Reds: RF Buster Mills becomes a free-agent.
Cincinnati Reds: SS Pep Young becomes a free-agent.
Cincinnati Reds: CF Sam West becomes a free-agent.
Cincinnati Reds: SP Morris Skaalen received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cincinnati Reds: SP Mel Harder becomes a free-agent.
Cincinnati Reds: 3B Auggie Luther received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cincinnati Reds: RP Norman Wagner received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cincinnati Reds: SP Elbert Padgett received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Cincinnati Reds: LF Eddie Yount received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: SP Johnny Sain received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: 3B Glen Stewart received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: SP Lew Carpenter received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: RP Ballplayer Formby received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: 1B Joe Mack received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: 2B Johnny Berardino received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: LF Coaker Triplett received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: SP Johnnie Wittig received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: SP Ervin Baker received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: 3B Maurice Gorham received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: SS Marty Marion received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: RF George Andrews received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: CF Ken Sears received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: 2B Fabian Gaffke received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: RP Pretzel Pezzullo received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: C Jake Early received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: SP William Joyce received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: SP Thomas Rocker received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: CL Tex Nugent received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: SP Jim McCarthy received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: RP Jack Lamb received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: C Ken Silvestri received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: 2B Jim Shilling received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: SS Claude Pittman received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: 1B Harry Levinson received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Pittsburgh Pirates: 3B Ed Fernandes received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Cardinals: RP Bob J Bowman received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Cardinals: 1B Tom McBride received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Cardinals: RF Dusty Cooke becomes a free-agent.
St. Louis Cardinals: RP Leonard Lindsay received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Cardinals: RP Bob Joyce received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Cardinals: RP Nate Andrews received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Cardinals: LF Kermit Lewis received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Cardinals: 1B Larry Donovan received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Cardinals: LF Joseph McCabe received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Cardinals: SP Tommy de la Cruz received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Cardinals: SS Bill Schuster received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Cardinals: RF Harry Walker received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
St. Louis Cardinals: RP Arthur Braga received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Milwaukee Brewers: C Chico Hernandez received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Milwaukee Brewers: RF Charlie Keller received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Milwaukee Brewers: 2B Billy Sullivan Jr becomes a free-agent.
Milwaukee Brewers: 3B Mike Kreevich becomes a free-agent.
Milwaukee Brewers: SP Jim Peterson received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Milwaukee Brewers: CF Bud Hafey received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Milwaukee Brewers: CF Red Howell becomes a free-agent.
Milwaukee Brewers: SP Johnny Marcum becomes a free-agent.
Milwaukee Brewers: SP Joseph McNamara received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Milwaukee Brewers: LF Lou Finney becomes a free-agent.
Milwaukee Brewers: SP Darrell Hawley received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Milwaukee Brewers: RF Leon Ballard received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Milwaukee Brewers: SP Buck Rogers received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
Milwaukee Brewers: RP Lefty Sunkel received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $3,152.
The Baltimore Orioles traded 19-year-old minor league starting pitcher Walt Masterson and 20-year-old minor league center fielder Charles Carman to the New York Yankees, getting $5,000 in cash in return.
St. Louis Browns: Signed Assistant GM George Barclay to a 2-year contract extension.
St. Louis Browns: Signed Hitting Coach Hans Lobert to a 3-year contract extension.
Saturday, November 11th, 1939
Boston Red Sox: SP Bill Dietrich received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,500.
Boston Red Sox: SS Phil Rizzuto received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,750.
Boston Red Sox: RF Quincy Trouppe received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,000.
Boston Red Sox: RF Harry Craft received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,100.
Boston Red Sox: RF Red Jones was not offered arbitration, becomes a free agent.
Boston Red Sox: SP Joe Hare received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $20,862.
Boston Red Sox: 3B Frank Skaff received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $16,250.
Boston Red Sox: 2B M. Denublio received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
Boston Red Sox: RF Eddie Morgan received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $11,250.
Boston Red Sox: 3B Merv Connors was not offered arbitration, becomes a free agent.
New York Yankees: RF Joe Gallagher received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,000.
New York Yankees: SP Dykes Potter received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
New York Yankees: SS Salty Parker received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,000.
New York Yankees: SP Allen Hayes received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $7,875.
New York Yankees: RP Carl Doyle received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,700.
New York Yankees: SP Tucker Joiner received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
New York Yankees: SP Dizzy Trout received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $10,000.
New York Yankees: 3B Walter Cazen received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,500.
New York Yankees: CF Lazaro Salazar received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,700.
New York Yankees: LF Barney McCosky received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
New York Yankees: CF Ival Goodman received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $16,250.
Philadelphia Athletics: LF Johnny Hopp received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $7,297.
Philadelphia Athletics: CF Bill Nagel received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,280.
Philadelphia Athletics: C Chester Wieczorek received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,280.
Washington Senators: C Bill G Conroy received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,200.
Washington Senators: CF Arthur Luce received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,000.
Washington Senators: SS Walter Ringhofer received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,000.
Washington Senators: LF Mayo Smith received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,000.
Washington Senators: SP Vallie Eaves received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,000.
Washington Senators: RP Henry Kelley received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
Washington Senators: RP Bill McGee received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
Washington Senators: SP Owen Scheetz received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $9,053.
Washington Senators: C Willard Hershberger was not offered arbitration, becomes a free agent.
Washington Senators: RF Tommy Holmes received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
Chicago White Sox: RF E. Hartley received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,200.
Chicago White Sox: RP Big Boy Davis received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,500.
Chicago White Sox: C Ken O'Dea received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
Chicago White Sox: 1B Charley Baron received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,000.
Chicago White Sox: C Mike Duffy received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
Chicago White Sox: CF Gibby Brack received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,000.
Chicago White Sox: SP Lee Rogers received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,000.
Chicago White Sox: SS Rudolph Laskowski received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,000.
Chicago White Sox: RF Lou Novikoff received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
Chicago White Sox: SP Eugene Mote received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,000.
Cleveland Indians: RP Amby Murray was not offered arbitration, becomes a free agent.
Cleveland Indians: RP Eddie Smith was not offered arbitration, becomes a free agent.
Detroit Tigers: RP Vance Page received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $9,450.
Detroit Tigers: SP Al Benton received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,500.
Detroit Tigers: 3B Pinky May received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,000.
Detroit Tigers: SP Marv Breuer received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $8,125.
Detroit Tigers: LF Ralph Hodgin received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,000.
Detroit Tigers: 3B Ray Dandridge received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $11,250.
Detroit Tigers: SP Jim Tobin received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $11,250.
Detroit Tigers: 1B Eddie Mayo received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,000.
Detroit Tigers: CL Steve Sundra received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,500.
Detroit Tigers: RP Frank Bess received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $7,060.
St. Louis Browns: SP Claude Passeau received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $13,770.
St. Louis Browns: 1B Ken Keltner received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $11,250.
St. Louis Browns: 2B Don Gutteridge received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,400.
St. Louis Browns: C William Hankins received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
St. Louis Browns: SS Eddie Joost received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $12,100.
St. Louis Browns: RF Wally Judnich received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,900.
St. Louis Browns: RP Harry Eisenstat received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $13,750.
St. Louis Browns: SP Al Milnar received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,500.
St. Louis Browns: 2B Pete Suder received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $8,125.
St. Louis Browns: LF Dee Miles received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,000.
St. Louis Browns: 3B Buddy Lewis received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $10,583.
St. Louis Browns: SP George Caster received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,500.
Kansas City Blues: CF Enos Slaughter received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $6,825.
Kansas City Blues: RF Albert Marchand received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $7,700.
Kansas City Blues: CL Walter Kaeding received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,200.
Kansas City Blues: LF Terry Moore received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $9,945.
Brooklyn Dodgers: 2B Don Heffner received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $3,800.
Brooklyn Dodgers: SP Roy Williams received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,000.
Brooklyn Dodgers: SP Tot Pressnell received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,400.
Brooklyn Dodgers: SP Russ Bauers received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $7,880.
Brooklyn Dodgers: 1B Lonny Frey received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $6,300.
Brooklyn Dodgers: SS Willard Brown received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $9,450.
Brooklyn Dodgers: 3B Roy Hughes received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,500.
Brooklyn Dodgers: C John Bottarini received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,000.
Brooklyn Dodgers: SP John Stevenson received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $10,179.
Boston Braves: 3B Bobby Estalella received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $16,250.
Boston Braves: SP Burnis Wright received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $9,000.
Boston Braves: 1B Billy Werber received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,000.
Boston Braves: RF Wayne Blackburn received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,620.
Boston Braves: LF Goody Rosen received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
Boston Braves: 2B Harlond Clift received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $17,250.
Boston Braves: SP Jack Salveson received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $9,450.
Boston Braves: 2B Cookie Lavagetto received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,700.
New York Giants: RP Joe Patko received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,000.
New York Giants: RP Ossie Brown received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,400.
New York Giants: CF Mike Hunt was not offered arbitration, becomes a free agent.
New York Giants: 3B Johnny Dickshot was not offered arbitration, becomes a free agent.
New York Giants: 2B Ted Strong received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
New York Giants: LF Jo-Jo Moore received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $14,010.
New York Giants: 2B Mickey Haslin received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
Philadelphia Phillies: 2B Hank Majeski received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $12,050.
Philadelphia Phillies: SP Bill Lohrman received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $7,880.
Philadelphia Phillies: RF Jimmy Wasdell received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,500.
Buffalo Bisons: LF Taffy Wright received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $8,819.
Buffalo Bisons: 3B Joe Martin received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $11,875.
Buffalo Bisons: 1B Dom Dallessandro received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,000.
Buffalo Bisons: 2B Skeeter Newsome received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,000.
Buffalo Bisons: LF Joe DiMaggio received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $15,000.
Buffalo Bisons: RP Fred Browning received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,500.
Chicago Cubs: RP Bill Weir received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $6,325.
Chicago Cubs: 1B Les Scarsella received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $6,500.
Chicago Cubs: 1B Mike Chartak received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $8,750.
Chicago Cubs: LF Culley Rikard received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,000.
Chicago Cubs: SP Ray Prim received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $7,500.
Chicago Cubs: RP Buck Ross received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,775.
Chicago Cubs: 2B Blas Monaco received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $12,500.
Chicago Cubs: SS Jimmy Pofahl received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
Chicago Cubs: RF Dom DiMaggio received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,600.
Cincinnati Reds: 1B Brinton McClellan received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,000.
Cincinnati Reds: RP Emil Roy received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,300.
Cincinnati Reds: SP Les Munns received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $8,500.
Cincinnati Reds: RF Johnny Barrett received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
Cincinnati Reds: RF Roy Weatherly received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $6,900.
Cincinnati Reds: SP Bob Feller received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,040.
Cincinnati Reds: 2B Lee Handley received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $5,500.
Cincinnati Reds: SP Tony Butkus received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
Cincinnati Reds: SS Eddie Stanky received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $15,000.
Cincinnati Reds: C Mickey Owen received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $6,600.
Cincinnati Reds: C Frank Reiber received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,400.
Cincinnati Reds: SP Nub Kleinke received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
Pittsburgh Pirates: SP Henry Ulrich received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
Pittsburgh Pirates: C Birdie Tebbetts received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,800.
Pittsburgh Pirates: 1B Babe Dahlgren was not offered arbitration, becomes a free agent.
Pittsburgh Pirates: SP Forrest Twogood received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,400.
St. Louis Cardinals: C Cliff Bolton was not offered arbitration, becomes a free agent.
St. Louis Cardinals: SP Oral Hildebrand was not offered arbitration, becomes a free agent.
St. Louis Cardinals: RP Jimmy Pattison was not offered arbitration, becomes a free agent.
Milwaukee Brewers: SP Gil Torres received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $11,250.
Milwaukee Brewers: RP Woody Upchurch received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $7,894.
Milwaukee Brewers: C Ray Mueller received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $10,508.
Milwaukee Brewers: SS Eugene Nance received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $11,250.
Milwaukee Brewers: SP Roger Wolff received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $9,375.
Milwaukee Brewers: CF Harlin Pool received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,000.
Milwaukee Brewers: SP Eddie Stutz received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $6,603.
Milwaukee Brewers: 3B Gil English received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,000.
Milwaukee Brewers: C Sig Broskie received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $4,200.
Saturday, November 4th, 1939
Baltimore Orioles: Signed bench coach John Kane to a 3-year, $2,670 per year contract.
Friday, November 3rd, 1939
Brooklyn Dodgers: Signed SP Wes Ferrell to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $64,000.
St. Louis Cardinals: Signed 3B Stan Hack to a 3-year contract extension worth a total of $81,000.
Thursday, November 2nd, 1939
Baltimore Orioles: Signed SS Dib Williams to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $20,000.
Baltimore Orioles: Signed C Herman Franks to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $4,700.
Baltimore Orioles: Signed RP Gene Schott to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $9,450.
Baltimore Orioles: Signed C Frankie Hayes to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $15,000.
Baltimore Orioles: Signed SP Hugh Mulcahy to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $11,550.
Baltimore Orioles: Signed RP Tom C Baker to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $4,800.
Cleveland Indians: Signed hitting coach Steve O'Neill to a 3-year, $2,472 per year contract.
Boston Red Sox: Signed manager Bill J Webb to a 3-year, $9,754 per year contract.
Sunday, October 29th, 1939
Boston Braves: Signed SP Dutch Lieber to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $34,000.
Baltimore Orioles: RP Glenn Larsen was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Cleveland Indians: SP Ed Brandt was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
New York Yankees: Released 2B Juan Santaella.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Released RP Irv Stein.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Released SS L. Fisher.
Saturday, October 28th, 1939
St. Louis Browns: Fired general manager David Stevens.
St. Louis Browns: Signed general manager Joe Cobb to a 3-year, $2,634 per year contract.
St. Louis Browns: Signed manager George Zackert to a 3-year, $14,134 per year contract.
Friday, October 27th, 1939
Pittsburgh Pirates: Signed bench coach Joe Devine to a 3-year, $3,260 per year contract.
Philadelphia Athletics: Signed pitching coach Del Mason to a 2-year, $498 per year contract.
Thursday, October 26th, 1939
Boston Braves: Signed RF Doc Cramer to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $6,222.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Signed SP Larry French to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $74,000.
St. Louis Cardinals: Signed CF Harry Rosenberg to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $4,700.
St. Louis Cardinals: Signed SP Whit Wyatt to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $44,020.
Boston Braves: Signed C William Outen to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $36,250.
St. Louis Cardinals: Signed RP Melvin Powell to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $4,200.
Brooklyn Dodgers: Signed 1B Martin Dihigo to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $6,500.
St. Louis Cardinals: Signed 2B Lou Chiozza to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $5,000.
Cleveland Indians: Signed SP Vito Tamulis to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $7,200.
Cleveland Indians: Signed 1B Larry Barton to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $5,750.
St. Louis Cardinals: Signed CF Roland Gladu to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $15,000.
St. Louis Cardinals: Signed C Mike Tresh to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $4,700.
St. Louis Cardinals: Signed 1B Buddy Hassett to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $19,100.
Cleveland Indians: Signed CF Roy Quillinan to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $6,300.
Cleveland Indians: Signed SP Johnny Rigney to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $9,300.
Cleveland Indians: Signed SP Stanley Todd to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $10,000.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Signed RF Tommy Henrich to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $15,400.
Sunday, October 22nd, 1939
Boston Red Sox: RP Tommy Bridges has decided not to opt out of the remaining portion of his contract.
Boston Red Sox: SP Ownie Carroll has met the vesting criteria in his contract.
New York Yankees: RF Ben Chapman has exercised his contract opt-out.
Philadelphia Athletics: 2B Billy Herman has exercised his contract opt-out.
Philadelphia Athletics: 1B Jimmie Foxx has executed his contract year option.
Philadelphia Athletics: SP Tony Freitas declines his contract option.
Philadelphia Athletics: SP Hank McDonald has executed his contract year option.
Washington Senators: SS Joe Cronin has exercised his contract opt-out.
Washington Senators: SP Red Ruffing declines his contract option.
Washington Senators: C Mickey Cochrane declines his contract option.
Washington Senators: CF Johnny Mize has executed his contract year option.
Baltimore Orioles: SP Johnny Welch declines his contract option.
Baltimore Orioles: LF John Stone declines his contract option.
Baltimore Orioles: LF Wally Berger declines his contract option.
Baltimore Orioles: SS Dib Williams declines his contract option.
Baltimore Orioles: SS Billy Rogell declines his contract option.
Baltimore Orioles: SP Lefty Gomez has exercised his contract opt-out.
Cleveland Indians: C Harry Danning declines his contract option.
Detroit Tigers: C Rick Ferrell declines his contract option.
Detroit Tigers: LF Josh Gibson has exercised his contract opt-out.
St. Louis Browns: CF Pete Fox declines his contract option.
Kansas City Blues: SP Bill V Swift declines his contract option.
Brooklyn Dodgers: SP Wes Ferrell declines his contract option.
Boston Braves: C William Outen has exercised his contract opt-out.
Chicago Cubs: SP Pat Malone has executed his contract year option.
Chicago Cubs: C Tom Angley has executed his contract year option.
Pittsburgh Pirates: SP Larry French has exercised his contract opt-out.
St. Louis Cardinals: SP Whit Wyatt declines his contract option.
St. Louis Cardinals: 3B Stan Hack declines his contract option.
St. Louis Cardinals: CF Roland Gladu declines his contract option.
Milwaukee Brewers: 2B Billy Sullivan Jr declines his contract option.
Milwaukee Brewers: CF Red Howell has exercised his contract opt-out.
Philadelphia Athletics: SP Ben Cantwell retired from professional baseball.
New York Yankees: SP Sam Gibson retired from professional baseball.
New York Yankees: Retired #3 in honor of Babe Ruth.
Chicago Cubs: LF Babe Ruth retired from professional baseball.
Boston Braves: 2B Frank Sigafoos retired from professional baseball.
Boston Braves: 2B Gordon Slade retired from professional baseball.
New York Yankees: 2B Billy Urbanski retired from professional baseball.
St. Louis Cardinals: RP Andy Porter retired from professional baseball.
New York Yankees: RP Lester Wirkkala retired from professional baseball.
Pittsburgh Pirates: SP Bump Hadley retired from professional baseball.
Philadelphia Phillies: RP Roy Chesterfield retired from professional baseball.
St. Louis Cardinals: 2B John Mihalic retired from professional baseball.
Kansas City Blues: SP C. Butler retired from professional baseball.
Philadelphia Phillies: CF Aubrey Epps retired from professional baseball.
Boston Braves: GM Travis Downey retires.
Pittsburgh Pirates: BC Nick Altrock retires.
St. Louis Browns: MA Alex Farmer retires.
Boston Red Sox: Manager Rogers Hornsby leaves the team, his contract was not renewed.
Philadelphia Athletics: Pitching Coach Cy Ferry leaves the team, his contract was not renewed.
Baltimore Orioles: Manager George Zackert leaves the team, his contract was not renewed.
Baltimore Orioles: Pitching Coach Mike Cunningham leaves the team, his contract was not renewed.
Baltimore Orioles: Hitting Coach Carl Zamloch leaves the team, his contract was not renewed.
Chicago White Sox: Manager Joe McCarthy leaves the team, his contract was not renewed.
Chicago White Sox: Pitching Coach Pants Rowland leaves the team, his contract was not renewed.
Chicago White Sox: Hitting Coach Monte Pfeffer leaves the team, his contract was not renewed.
Chicago White Sox: Team Trainer Danny Edwards leaves the team, his contract was not renewed.
Cleveland Indians: Hitting Coach Buzzy Wares leaves the team, his contract was not renewed.
Buffalo Bisons: Assistant GM Devon Preston leaves the team, his contract was not renewed.
Chicago Cubs: Bench Coach Jack Hayden leaves the team, his contract was not renewed.
Chicago Cubs: Pitching Coach Red Ames leaves the team, his contract was not renewed.
Chicago Cubs: Hitting Coach Red Bowser leaves the team, his contract was not renewed.
Chicago Cubs: Team Trainer Mike Cubit leaves the team, his contract was not renewed.
Cincinnati Reds: Assistant GM Red Massey leaves the team, his contract was not renewed.
Cincinnati Reds: Manager Dutch Meier leaves the team, his contract was not renewed.
St. Louis Cardinals: Manager Bill J Webb leaves the team, his contract was not renewed.
Milwaukee Brewers: Bench Coach Art Fletcher leaves the team, his contract was not renewed.
Washington Senators: Signed hitting coach Red Bowser to a 2-year, $2,030 per year contract.
Washington Senators: Signed team doctor Hector Barahona to a 3-year, $2,080 per year contract.
Philadelphia Athletics: Released RP Emil Moscowitz.
Philadelphia Athletics: Released RP Jumbo Brown.
Philadelphia Athletics: Released C Ed Madjeski.
Philadelphia Athletics: Released LF Evar Swanson.
Philadelphia Athletics: Released RF George Selkirk.
Philadelphia Athletics: Released RP Woody Johnson.
Philadelphia Athletics: Released 2B Johnny Hodapp.
Philadelphia Athletics: Released 3B Jimmy Brown.
Philadelphia Athletics: Released SS Tony Malinosky.
Philadelphia Athletics: Released RP Al Blanche.
Philadelphia Athletics: Released SP John Kerdock.
Philadelphia Athletics: Released SP Tony Freitas.
Philadelphia Athletics: Released RF Beau Bell.
Philadelphia Athletics: Released 1B George McQuinn.
Philadelphia Athletics: Released RF Stanley Combs.
Philadelphia Athletics: Released 1B Joe Kuhel.
Saturday, October 21st, 1939
Boston Braves: Signed SS Frankie Crosetti to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $53,000.
Kansas City Blues: Released RP C. Butler.
Kansas City Blues: Signed Bench Coach George J Burns to a 1-year contract extension.
New York Giants: 1B Charles Cuche was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Washington Senators: Signed general manager Goldie Rapp to a 3-year, $2,776 per year contract.
Washington Senators: Signed manager Leo Mackey to a 3-year, $5,946 per year contract.
Washington Senators: Signed bench coach Frank Uzmann to a 3-year, $1,464 per year contract.
Washington Senators: Signed pitching coach Bonnie Hollingsworth to a 2-year, $1,548 per year contract.
Friday, October 20th, 1939
Pittsburgh Pirates: Released C Greek George.
Tuesday, October 17th, 1939
Brooklyn Dodgers: Signed Hitting Coach Ona Dodd to a 3-year contract extension.
Brooklyn Dodgers: Signed Bench Coach Al Pierotti to a 3-year contract extension.
Brooklyn Dodgers: Signed Manager Gabby Street to a 3-year contract extension.
Philadelphia Phillies: Released C Bennie Warren.
Philadelphia Phillies: Released CF Aubrey Epps.
Philadelphia Phillies: SS Joe Dobbins was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Philadelphia Phillies: Released SP Kirby Higbe.
Philadelphia Phillies: Released RF Stan Benjamin.
St. Louis Browns: Released SP Bill C Lee.
St. Louis Browns: Released 2B Cecil Travis.
Monday, October 16th, 1939
Cleveland Indians: Fired general manager Elliott Stephens.
Cleveland Indians: Signed general manager Fred Liese to a 3-year, $3,476 per year contract.
Sunday, October 15th, 1939
Boston Red Sox: Signed Lou Klein to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $14,235.
Boston Red Sox: Signed Stanley Mazgay to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $3,420.
Boston Red Sox: Signed Jodie Beeler to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $2,690.
Chicago White Sox: Signed Warren Spahn to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $51,600.
Chicago White Sox: Signed Eric Tipton to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $8,600.
Chicago White Sox: Signed Lonnie Goldstein to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $2,260.
Chicago White Sox: Signed Don Richmond to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $1,905.
Chicago White Sox: Signed Jack Cassini to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $1,550.
Boston Braves: Signed Anderson Boyd to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $2,700.
Buffalo Bisons: Signed 1st round draft pick Johnny Pesky for a signing bonus of $30,000 and a 3-year major league contract worth a total of $13,500.
Milwaukee Brewers: Signed Royce Watson to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $3,500.
Milwaukee Brewers: Signed William Campau to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $2,500.
Milwaukee Brewers: Signed William Cliggott to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $2,500.
Boston Red Sox: Failed to sign 3rd round draft pick Cliff Mapes.
Boston Red Sox: Failed to sign 13th round draft pick Butch Woyt.
New York Yankees: Failed to sign 5th round draft pick Bob Chesnes.
Washington Senators: Failed to sign 10th round draft pick Jim McDonnell.
Washington Senators: Failed to sign 14th round draft pick John Vernillo.
Baltimore Orioles: Failed to sign supplemental 1st round draft pick Wes Westrum.
Baltimore Orioles: Failed to sign supplemental 1st round draft pick Earl Rapp.
Baltimore Orioles: Failed to sign 2nd round draft pick George Torres.
Baltimore Orioles: Failed to sign 4th round draft pick Dale Lynch.
Baltimore Orioles: Failed to sign 5th round draft pick Leonard White.
Baltimore Orioles: Failed to sign 9th round draft pick Wally Flager.
Baltimore Orioles: Failed to sign 11th round draft pick Kenneth Chapman.
Chicago White Sox: Failed to sign 7th round draft pick Lou Kahn.
Chicago White Sox: Failed to sign 14th round draft pick Chick Lucas.
Detroit Tigers: Failed to sign 1st round draft pick Andy Seminick.
Detroit Tigers: Failed to sign 5th round draft pick Hank Arft.
Detroit Tigers: Failed to sign 7th round draft pick Clarence Maddern.
Detroit Tigers: Failed to sign 11th round draft pick Oscar Galipeau.
Detroit Tigers: Failed to sign 13th round draft pick Robert Powell.
Kansas City Blues: Failed to sign 11th round draft pick Gene Thompson.
Kansas City Blues: Failed to sign 12th round draft pick Robert Ganss.
Brooklyn Dodgers: Failed to sign 11th round draft pick Jim Gladd.
Brooklyn Dodgers: Failed to sign 14th round draft pick Bob Stagg.
Boston Braves: Failed to sign 1st round draft pick Connie Johnson.
Boston Braves: Failed to sign supplemental 1st round draft pick Joe Brovia.
Boston Braves: Failed to sign 2nd round draft pick Pud Miller.
New York Giants: Failed to sign 9th round draft pick Charlie Mead.
New York Giants: Failed to sign 13th round draft pick Delbert Leslie.
Philadelphia Phillies: Failed to sign 13th round draft pick Clifford Barker.
Buffalo Bisons: Failed to sign 9th round draft pick Chuck Kress.
Buffalo Bisons: Failed to sign 13th round draft pick Robert Lenn.
Chicago Cubs: Failed to sign 1st round draft pick Bus Clarkson.
Chicago Cubs: Failed to sign 2nd round draft pick Anse Moore.
Chicago Cubs: Failed to sign 3rd round draft pick Mel Duezabou.
Chicago Cubs: Failed to sign 5th round draft pick Albert Farrington.
Chicago Cubs: Failed to sign 6th round draft pick Cot Deal.
Chicago Cubs: Failed to sign 10th round draft pick Russ Kerns.
Cincinnati Reds: Failed to sign 1st round draft pick Andy Pafko.
Cincinnati Reds: Failed to sign supplemental 1st round draft pick Pat Mullin.
Cincinnati Reds: Failed to sign 2nd round draft pick Stan Wentzel.
Cincinnati Reds: Failed to sign 4th round draft pick Anthony Guzak.
Cincinnati Reds: Failed to sign 6th round draft pick Bill Peterman.
Cincinnati Reds: Failed to sign 10th round draft pick Vic Barnhart.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Failed to sign 1st round draft pick George Kell.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Failed to sign 9th round draft pick Jack Merson.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Failed to sign 12th round draft pick Joe Pizzi.
St. Louis Cardinals: Failed to sign 1st round draft pick Danny Murtaugh.
St. Louis Cardinals: Failed to sign 9th round draft pick Ralph Weigel.
St. Louis Cardinals: Failed to sign 10th round draft pick Joe Erautt.
St. Louis Cardinals: Failed to sign 11th round draft pick Jim Burns.
St. Louis Cardinals: Failed to sign 14th round draft pick Morris Cook.
Milwaukee Brewers: Failed to sign 11th round draft pick William Lance.
Saturday, October 14th, 1939
Boston Red Sox: Signed Ray Sanders to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $6,530.
Washington Senators: Signed 1st round draft pick Russ Christopher for a signing bonus of $20,750 and a 3-year major league contract worth a total of $18,912.
Brooklyn Dodgers: Signed Danny Doyle to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $1,150.
Milwaukee Brewers: Signed Jim R Devlin to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $3,000.
Brooklyn Dodgers: RP Ken Chase was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Brooklyn Dodgers: RP Fred Gay was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Brooklyn Dodgers: CF Elmer Greenwald was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Brooklyn Dodgers: RP John Zdrodowski was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Brooklyn Dodgers: RP Dick Barrett was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
St. Louis Browns: Placed SS Eddie Joost on the active roster.
St. Louis Browns: Activated SS Eddie Joost from the injured list.
St. Louis Cardinals: Released 2B John Mihalic.
Friday, October 13th, 1939
Boston Red Sox: Signed Jimmy Grant to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $3,140.
Thursday, October 12th, 1939
Boston Red Sox: Signed Charles Glock to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $1,405.
Boston Braves: Signed Bill A Kennedy to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $1,540.
Milwaukee Brewers: Signed Ray Coleman to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $20,000.
Milwaukee Brewers: Signed Spec Shea to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $7,000.
Cleveland Indians: Signed Manager Jimmy Hamilton to a 3-year contract extension.
Wednesday, October 11th, 1939
Boston Red Sox: Signed Ray Perry to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $5,180.
New York Yankees: Signed Joe Orengo to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $2,430.
Philadelphia Athletics: Signed Thomas Bankston to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $6,730.
Brooklyn Dodgers: Signed John Dwyer to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $2,930.
Tuesday, October 10th, 1939
New York Yankees: Signed Butch Nieman to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $4,740.
New York Yankees: Signed Jim Acton to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $2,760.
Philadelphia Athletics: Signed Bob Brady to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $4,730.
Monday, October 9th, 1939
Philadelphia Athletics: Signed Allen Lawrence to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $2,330.
Boston Braves: Signed Babe Martin to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $1,500.
St. Louis Cardinals: Released LF Cecil Dunn.
Sunday, October 8th, 1939
Chicago Cubs: Signed free agent RP Benny Frey to a 3-year contract worth a total of $22,600.
Chicago Cubs: Signed free agent RP Waite Hoyt to a 2-year contract worth a total of $21,999.
New York Yankees: Signed Phil Masi to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $23,420.
Saturday, October 7th, 1939
New York Yankees: Signed Soup Campbell to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $6,130.
Philadelphia Athletics: Signed Joe Dobson to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $47,300.
Philadelphia Athletics: Signed Lester Burge to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $10,980.
Kansas City Blues: Signed Roy Broome to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $2,570.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Signed Chuck Connors to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $7,500.
Friday, October 6th, 1939
Milwaukee Brewers: Placed SP Eddie Stutz on the 60-day injured list.
New York Giants: Released RP Bob Logan.
St. Louis Cardinals: Signed Bench Coach Mutt Wilson to a 3-year contract extension.
St. Louis Cardinals: Signed Pitching Coach Spencer Heath to a 2-year contract extension.
Thursday, October 5th, 1939
St. Louis Cardinals: Signed RP Ralph Winegarner to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $6,200.
Cleveland Indians: Signed Carden Gillenwater to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $6,450.
Detroit Tigers: Signed Joe Page to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $3,020.
Wednesday, October 4th, 1939
Kansas City Blues: Signed Freddie Barocco to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $6,520.
Tuesday, October 3rd, 1939
Kansas City Blues: Signed George Kleine to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $1,335.
St. Louis Cardinals: Signed Frank Marino to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $4,770.
Monday, October 2nd, 1939
Cleveland Indians: Signed Craft Akard to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $1,362.
Cincinnati Reds: Signed Neb Wilson to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $7,090.
St. Louis Cardinals: Signed Dave Philley to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $15,920.
New York Yankees: Placed 1B Sam Leslie on the active roster.
New York Yankees: Activated 1B Sam Leslie from the injured list.
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed SP Andy Porter on the active roster.
St. Louis Cardinals: Activated SP Andy Porter from the injured list.
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed SP Oral Hildebrand on the active roster.
St. Louis Cardinals: Activated SP Oral Hildebrand from the injured list.
Saturday, September 30th, 1939
Baltimore Orioles: Signed Austin Knickerbocker to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $5,055.
Detroit Tigers: Signed Ben Wade to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $1,520.
Kansas City Blues: Signed William Holtz to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $1,935.
Brooklyn Dodgers: Signed Pete Castiglione to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $3,250.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Signed Bud Heslet to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $3,720.
St. Louis Cardinals: Signed Arthur Hardee to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $1,070.
Friday, September 29th, 1939
Cleveland Indians: Signed Ed Sauer to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $2,240.
Philadelphia Phillies: Signed Robert Peterson to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $2,860.
Philadelphia Phillies: Signed Frank Shone to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $1,260.
Thursday, September 28th, 1939
Cleveland Indians: Signed Buddy Rosar to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $23,265.
Detroit Tigers: Signed Ed Wright to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $1,850.
Wednesday, September 27th, 1939
Boston Braves: Signed Snuffy Stirnweiss to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $11,000.
Tuesday, September 26th, 1939
St. Louis Browns: Signed Eldon Muratore to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $3,100.
St. Louis Cardinals: Signed Maurice Van Robays to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $5,000.
Monday, September 25th, 1939
Boston Braves: Placed CF Johnny Wyrostek on the 60-day injured list.
Kansas City Blues: Placed SP Ira Smith on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 09/20/1939.
Philadelphia Phillies: Placed RP Roy Chesterfield on the 60-day injured list.
Philadelphia Phillies: Signed Pitching Coach Lefty Russell to a 2-year contract extension.
Philadelphia Phillies: Signed Manager Walter Holke to a 3-year contract extension.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Placed RP Pretzel Pezzullo on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 09/11/1939.
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed RF Dusty Cooke on the active roster.
St. Louis Cardinals: Activated RF Dusty Cooke from the injured list.
Sunday, September 24th, 1939
New York Giants: Signed Harry Potts to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $1,255.
Saturday, September 23rd, 1939
St. Louis Browns: Signed Connie Ryan to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $5,010.
Buffalo Bisons: Signed Herb Woodten to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $4,210.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Signed George Jenkins to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $1,125.
Friday, September 22nd, 1939
Kansas City Blues: Signed Willard Marshall to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $38,000.
Brooklyn Dodgers: Signed Gene Woodling to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $53,000.
New York Giants: Signed 1st round draft pick Larry Jansen for a signing bonus of $11,390 and a 3-year major league contract worth a total of $18,912.
New York Giants: Signed Ray Murray to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $2,065.
Wednesday, September 20th, 1939
St. Louis Browns: Signed Sal Recca to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $3,700.
Tuesday, September 19th, 1939
St. Louis Browns: Signed Hank Wyse to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $15,575.
St. Louis Browns: Signed Wally Westlake to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $10,936.
Philadelphia Phillies: Signed Tommy O'Brien to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $1,290.
Buffalo Bisons: Signed Mike Portner to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $2,385.
Monday, September 18th, 1939
Kansas City Blues: Placed SP Vance Mauney on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 09/17/1939.
Kansas City Blues: Placed CL Walter Kaeding on the active roster.
Kansas City Blues: Activated CL Walter Kaeding from the 60-day injured list.
New York Giants: Placed RP Tom Richardson on the 60-day injured list.
Friday, September 15th, 1939
Milwaukee Brewers: Signed LF Wally Moses to a 3-year contract extension worth a total of $36,950.
Wednesday, September 13th, 1939
Chicago White Sox: Signed bench coach Jack Onslow to a 2-year, $1,862 per year contract.
Monday, September 11th, 1939
Chicago White Sox: Activated 1B Charley Baron from the injured list.
Philadelphia Phillies: SS Stanley Klores was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Philadelphia Phillies: RF David Dannaher was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Philadelphia Phillies: CF Tony Criscola was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Philadelphia Phillies: LF Johnny Rizzo was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
St. Louis Browns: Placed SS Eddie Joost on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 09/05/1939.
Friday, September 8th, 1939
St. Louis Cardinals: Signed CL T. Davis to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $10,000.
St. Louis Cardinals: Signed SP George Granger to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $32,000.
Monday, September 4th, 1939
New York Yankees: Placed 1B Sam Leslie on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 08/15/1939.
Sunday, September 3rd, 1939
Kansas City Blues: Signed 3B Woody English to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $42,000.
Monday, August 28th, 1939
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed RP Ralph Winegarner on the active roster.
St. Louis Cardinals: Activated RP Ralph Winegarner from the injured list.
Monday, August 21st, 1939
Detroit Tigers: Signed Assistant GM Bucky Harris to a 3-year contract extension.
Detroit Tigers: Signed Pitching Coach Tad Quinn to a 2-year contract extension.
Monday, August 14th, 1939
St. Louis Browns: Activated 3B Buddy Lewis from the injured list.
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed RP Ralph Winegarner on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 08/05/1939.
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed SP Tommy de la Cruz on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 08/05/1939.
Tuesday, August 8th, 1939
Philadelphia Athletics: RP Jumbo Brown was designated for assignment and placed on waivers (from active).
Friday, August 4th, 1939
New York Giants: Signed SP Hugh Casey to a 3-year contract extension worth a total of $42,000.
Monday, July 31st, 1939
The Baltimore Orioles traded 19-year-old minor league starting pitcher Tommy Hughes to the New York Yankees, getting 30-year-old starting pitcher Lefty Gomez, retaining 100% in return.
Baltimore Orioles: Placed SP Lefty Gomez on the active roster.
New York Yankees: Released SS Johnny Hudson.
St. Louis Browns: Placed 3B Buddy Lewis on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 07/30/1939.
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed SP Oral Hildebrand on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 07/29/1939.
Sunday, July 30th, 1939
New York Giants: Signed SP Nels Potter to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $29,000.
Saturday, July 29th, 1939
Milwaukee Brewers: Signed SP Jim Lyons to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $31,100.
Sunday, July 23rd, 1939
New York Giants: Signed RF Mel Ott to a 3-year contract extension worth a total of $120,000.
Thursday, July 20th, 1939
New York Giants: Signed SP Carl Hubbell to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $68,000.
Monday, July 17th, 1939
New York Yankees: Placed RP Lester Wirkkala on the 60-day injured list.
New York Yankees: Placed CF Lazaro Salazar on the active roster.
New York Yankees: Activated CF Lazaro Salazar from the injured list.
Friday, July 14th, 1939
New York Giants: Signed 3B Pinky Higgins to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $34,000.
Monday, July 10th, 1939
Philadelphia Athletics: Claimed RF Evar Swanson off waivers from Philadelphia.
New York Giants: Signed Manager John J McGraw to a 3-year contract extension.
New York Giants: Signed Pitching Coach Joe Willis to a 2-year contract extension.
New York Giants: Signed Team Trainer William Schaeffer to a 3-year contract extension.
Philadelphia Phillies: Sent SP Kirby Higbe to Triple A Reading for injury rehab.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Signed Team Trainer Doc Ebling to a 3-year contract extension.
Detroit Tigers: RP Clay Bryant was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Tuesday, July 4th, 1939
Detroit Tigers: Signed C Josh Gibson to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $70,000.
Monday, July 3rd, 1939
Pittsburgh Pirates: Signed Manager Cliff Markle to a 3-year contract extension.
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed RP Ralph Winegarner on the active roster.
St. Louis Cardinals: Activated RP Ralph Winegarner from the injured list.
Thursday, June 29th, 1939
Detroit Tigers: Signed 1B Lou Gehrig to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $78,000.
Tuesday, June 27th, 1939
Detroit Tigers: Signed CF Dick Siebert to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $32,000.
Monday, June 26th, 1939
Boston Red Sox: Signed 1B Ripper Collins to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $26,000.
The Philadelphia Phillies traded 26-year-old minor league reliever Jake Bunch and 24-year-old minor league reliever Joe Sparks to the Chicago Cubs, getting 25-year-old right fielder Jimmy Wasdell, retaining 100% in return.
Cleveland Indians: RP Waite Hoyt was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Cleveland Indians: SP George Hockette was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Philadelphia Phillies: Released former Rule 5 draft pickSP Fritz Ostermueller, returned to original Organization Boston Braves.
Philadelphia Phillies: Placed RF Jimmy Wasdell on the active roster.
St. Louis Browns: SP Bob Weiland was designated for assignment and placed on waivers (from active).
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed SP Andy Porter on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 06/17/1939.
Friday, June 23rd, 1939
Philadelphia Athletics: Placed SS Travis Jackson on the 60-day injured list.
Monday, June 19th, 1939
Kansas City Blues: Placed CL Walter Kaeding on the 60-day injured list.
Pittsburgh Pirates: CF George Selkirk was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Pittsburgh Pirates: 3B Johnny Keane was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Monday, June 12th, 1939
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed RF Dusty Cooke on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 06/06/1939.
Cincinnati Reds: Placed RP Norman Wagner on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 05/27/1939.
Monday, June 5th, 1939
Boston Red Sox: SP Bill Dietrich was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Brooklyn Dodgers: Placed 1B Martin Dihigo on the active roster.
Brooklyn Dodgers: Activated 1B Martin Dihigo from the injured list.
Philadelphia Phillies: Placed LF Evar Swanson on the active roster.
Pittsburgh Pirates: SP Bump Hadley was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed RP Ralph Winegarner on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 05/29/1939.
Monday, May 29th, 1939
Philadelphia Phillies: LF Evar Swanson was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Philadelphia Phillies: Released former Rule 5 draft pickSP Elbert Padgett, returned to original Organization Cincinnati Reds.
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed RF Dusty Cooke on the active roster.
St. Louis Cardinals: Activated RF Dusty Cooke from the injured list.
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed 1B Larry Donovan on the active roster.
St. Louis Cardinals: Activated 1B Larry Donovan from the injured list.
Wednesday, May 24th, 1939
Pittsburgh Pirates: Signed bench coach Nick Altrock to a 2-year, $2,566 per year contract.
Monday, May 22nd, 1939
Brooklyn Dodgers: Placed 1B Martin Dihigo on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 05/17/1939.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Fired manager Fritz Maisel.
Wednesday, May 17th, 1939
New York Yankees: Signed general manager William Glover to a 3-year, $982 per year contract.
Monday, May 15th, 1939
New York Yankees: Placed CF Lazaro Salazar on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/20/1939.
New York Yankees: Placed SP Earl Whitehill on the active roster.
New York Yankees: Activated SP Earl Whitehill from the injured list.
New York Yankees: Signed Manager Jimmy E Cooney to a 3-year contract extension.
Monday, May 8th, 1939
Boston Braves: RP Les Tietje was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Monday, May 1st, 1939
Pittsburgh Pirates: Signed Pitching Coach Lefty Leifield to a 2-year contract extension.
Tuesday, April 18th, 1939
Philadelphia Athletics: RP Howard Smith was designated for assignment and placed on waivers (from active).
Monday, April 17th, 1939
Philadelphia Athletics: Claimed RP Max Butcher off waivers from Kansas City.
Thursday, April 13th, 1939
St. Louis Browns: Signed free agent CF Pete Fox to a 2-year contract worth a total of $38,420.
Washington Senators: Placed SP Harold Ginn on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/11/1938.
Washington Senators: SP Bill Zuber was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Washington Senators: SS Larry Kinzer was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Washington Senators: SS Heinie Heltzel was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Washington Senators: 3B Freemont Phillips was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Chicago White Sox: Placed 1B Charley Baron on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/20/1939.
Chicago White Sox: RP Johnny Reder was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Chicago White Sox: 1B Jimmy Shevlin was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Chicago White Sox: RP Paige Dennis was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
New York Yankees: Placed SP Sam Gibson on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 10/01/1938.
New York Yankees: Placed SP Earl Whitehill on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/13/1939.
New York Yankees: Placed CL Lester Wirkkala on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/16/1939.
Buffalo Bisons: SP Ray Brown was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Buffalo Bisons: RP Mike Salinsen was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Buffalo Bisons: RP Joe Bowman was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Buffalo Bisons: SP Prince Oana was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Wednesday, April 12th, 1939
Boston Braves: Claimed 1B Jack Bolling off waivers from Philadelphia.
Monday, April 10th, 1939
Boston Red Sox: SS Hal Sueme was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Boston Braves: RP Les Tietje was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Boston Braves: Placed RP Les Tietje on the active roster.
Kansas City Blues: Released SP Frank Gabler.
Kansas City Blues: SP Max Butcher was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Kansas City Blues: 1B Thomas Adams was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Milwaukee Brewers: Placed SP Wally Hebert on irrevocable waivers.
New York Giants: CF Mike Hunt was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
St. Louis Browns: Designated RP Charles Bauer for assignment.
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed RF Dusty Cooke on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/05/1939.
St. Louis Cardinals: RP Melvin Powell was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
St. Louis Cardinals: SP Jimmy Densmore was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Saturday, April 8th, 1939
Philadelphia Athletics: Activated RP Emil Moscowitz from the injured list.
Friday, April 7th, 1939
Philadelphia Phillies: Signed C Spud Davis to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $40,000.
Thursday, April 6th, 1939
Philadelphia Athletics: SS Dan McGee was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Philadelphia Athletics: 1B Jack Bolling was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Philadelphia Athletics: RP Elden Auker was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Monday, April 3rd, 1939
Philadelphia Phillies: Released former Rule 5 draft pickRF Mario Farotto, returned to original Organization Milwaukee Brewers.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Placed RP Irv Stein on the active roster.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Activated RP Irv Stein from the injured list.
Detroit Tigers: RP Steve Larkin was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Monday, March 27th, 1939
Chicago Cubs: Released 1B Earl Nelson.
Chicago Cubs: Released C Johnny Peacock.
Milwaukee Brewers: Designated SS Calvin Chapman for assignment.
Milwaukee Brewers: Placed SP Wally Hebert on irrevocable waivers.
Philadelphia Phillies: Transferred SP Kirby Higbe to the 60-day IL.
Philadelphia Phillies: Released former Rule 5 draft pick2B Jimmy Bloodworth, returned to original Organization Brooklyn Dodgers.
Philadelphia Phillies: Released former Rule 5 draft pickLF Dee Miles, returned to original Organization St. Louis Browns.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Placed RP Irv Stein on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/16/1939.
Detroit Tigers: CL L. Winstead was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Sunday, March 26th, 1939
Philadelphia Athletics: Placed RP Emil Moscowitz on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/25/1939.
Friday, March 24th, 1939
Chicago Cubs: Signed free agent LF Babe Ruth to a 1-year contract worth a total of $11,000.
Boston Braves: Signed free agent C William Outen to a 2-year contract worth a total of $16,800.
Monday, March 20th, 1939
Brooklyn Dodgers: Placed RP Dick Barrett on the 60-day injured list.
Brooklyn Dodgers: Placed SS Johnny Watson on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/14/1939.
Brooklyn Dodgers: C Cy Perkins was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Milwaukee Brewers: Placed SS Calvin Chapman on irrevocable waivers.
Monday, March 13th, 1939
St. Louis Browns: Signed Bench Coach Ernie Lush to a 3-year contract extension.
Saturday, March 11th, 1939
Boston Red Sox: Signed free agent 1B Ripper Collins to a 1-year contract worth a total of $9,200.
St. Louis Cardinals: Signed free agent RP Jimmy Pattison to a 1-year contract worth a total of $6,000.
Thursday, March 9th, 1939
Baltimore Orioles: Placed SP Hugh Mulcahy on the active roster.
Baltimore Orioles: Activated SP Hugh Mulcahy from the 60-day injured list.
Baltimore Orioles: Placed CF Wally Berger on the active roster.
Baltimore Orioles: Placed LF John Stone on the active roster.
Baltimore Orioles: Placed SS Dib Williams on the active roster.
Baltimore Orioles: Placed SS Billy Rogell on the active roster.
Baltimore Orioles: Placed SP Hugh Mulcahy on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 07/26/1938.
Cleveland Indians: Placed RP Waite Hoyt on the active roster.
New York Giants: SP Harry Kimberlin was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
St. Louis Browns: Signed Team Trainer Harvey Layell to a 3-year contract extension.
Detroit Tigers: Placed C Rick Ferrell on the active roster.
Tuesday, March 7th, 1939
Detroit Tigers: Signed free agent C Rick Ferrell to a 2-year contract worth a total of $19,000.
Cleveland Indians: Signed free agent RP Waite Hoyt to a 1-year contract worth a total of $10,000.
Baltimore Orioles: Signed free agent SS Billy Rogell to a 2-year contract worth a total of $30,000.
Saturday, March 4th, 1939
Baltimore Orioles: Signed free agent CF Wally Berger to a 2-year contract worth a total of $30,000.
St. Louis Browns: Signed free agent SP Bud Teachout to a 1-year contract worth a total of $8,000.
Baltimore Orioles: Signed free agent SS Dib Williams to a 2-year contract worth a total of $15,700.
Buffalo Bisons: Signed free agent RP Joe Bowman to a 2-year contract worth a total of $12,000.
Buffalo Bisons: Signed free agent SP James Wallace to a 2-year contract worth a total of $14,000.
Milwaukee Brewers: Signed 3B Chet Laabs to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $19,950.
Cincinnati Reds: Signed bench coach Jack Warhop to a 3-year, $426 per year contract.
Friday, March 3rd, 1939
New York Yankees: Signed C Bill Dickey to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $64,000.
Baltimore Orioles: Signed free agent LF John Stone to a 2-year contract worth a total of $30,500.
Boston Braves: Signed free agent SP Dutch Lieber to a 1-year contract worth a total of $7,500.
Milwaukee Brewers: Signed 1B Rudy York to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $28,000.
Cincinnati Reds: Signed hitting coach John Black to a 3-year, $1,416 per year contract.
Monday, February 6th, 1939
Washington Senators: Placed 1B Johnny Mize on the active roster.
Washington Senators: Activated SP Harold Ginn from the 60-day injured list.
Brooklyn Dodgers: Placed 1B Lonny Frey on the active roster.
Brooklyn Dodgers: Activated 1B Lonny Frey from the injured list.
Brooklyn Dodgers: Placed C Ernie Lombardi on the active roster.
Cleveland Indians: Placed SP Robert Porter on the active roster.
Cleveland Indians: Activated SP Robert Porter from the 60-day injured list.
Thursday, February 2nd, 1939
Brooklyn Dodgers: Signed free agent C Ernie Lombardi to a 3-year contract worth a total of $56,000.
Tuesday, January 31st, 1939
Washington Senators: Signed free agent 1B Johnny Mize to a 3-year contract worth a total of $275,740.
Monday, January 30th, 1939
Baltimore Orioles: Placed SP Johnny Welch on the active roster.
Chicago Cubs: Placed C Tom Angley on the active roster.
Chicago Cubs: Placed SP Ray Prim on the active roster.
Cincinnati Reds: Placed CF Dixie Walker on the active roster.
Thursday, January 26th, 1939
Baltimore Orioles: Signed free agent SP Johnny Welch to a 2-year contract worth a total of $6,304.
Saturday, January 21st, 1939
Philadelphia Athletics: Signed hitting coach John B Kelly to a 2-year, $318 per year contract.
Friday, January 20th, 1939
Chicago Cubs: Signed free agent SP Ray Prim to a 1-year contract worth a total of $6,500.
Thursday, January 19th, 1939
Chicago Cubs: Signed free agent C Tom Angley to a 2-year contract worth a total of $21,000.
Cincinnati Reds: Signed free agent CF Dixie Walker to a 2-year contract worth a total of $33,000.
Wednesday, January 18th, 1939
Philadelphia Athletics: Signed team doctor Mike Martin to a 3-year, $2,610 per year contract.
Tuesday, January 17th, 1939
Philadelphia Athletics: Signed general manager Paddy Driscoll to a 2-year, $1,284 per year contract.
Monday, January 16th, 1939
Brooklyn Dodgers: Fired Pitching coach Bud Culloton.
Brooklyn Dodgers: Fired hitting coach John Black.
Cincinnati Reds: Placed 2B Billy Myers on the active roster.
Chicago Cubs: Placed SP Jack Knott on the active roster.
Saturday, January 14th, 1939
Philadelphia Athletics: Signed pitching coach Cy Ferry to a 1-year, $684 per year contract.
Philadelphia Athletics: Signed bench coach Jean Dubuc to a 3-year, $1,476 per year contract.
Friday, January 13th, 1939
Cincinnati Reds: Signed free agent 2B Billy Myers to a 2-year contract worth a total of $24,000.
Chicago Cubs: Signed free agent SP Jack Knott to a 1-year contract worth a total of $12,000.
Tuesday, January 10th, 1939
Kansas City Blues: Signed SS Morrie Arnovich to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $45,000.
Monday, January 9th, 1939
Philadelphia Athletics: Signed manager Jim R Sullivan to a 2-year, $4,304 per year contract.
Friday, January 6th, 1939
Philadelphia Phillies: Signed SS Dick Bartell to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $42,000.
Kansas City Blues: Signed SP Ira Smith to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $9,000.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Signed CF Otto Denning to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $36,000.
Kansas City Blues: Signed CF Nino Bongiovanni to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $7,000.
Tuesday, January 3rd, 1939
Philadelphia Athletics: Activated SP Emil Moscowitz from the injured list.
Monday, January 2nd, 1939
Brooklyn Dodgers: Placed SP Wes Ferrell on the active roster.
Brooklyn Dodgers: Placed 3B Bill Brubaker on the active roster.
Milwaukee Brewers: Placed SP Gil Torres on the active roster.
Milwaukee Brewers: Activated SP Gil Torres from the 60-day injured list.
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