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1914 Major League Baseball Transactions

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Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.
December, 1913

St Paul (American Association) purchased Charley Hall from the Boston Red Sox.

The Cincinnati Reds purchased Doc Miller from the Philadelphia Phillies.

December 8, 1913

Toledo (American Association) purchased John Knight from the New York Yankees.

December 12, 1913
December 20, 1913

The Brooklyn Superbas purchased Dick Egan from the Cincinnati Reds for $5,000.

December 22, 1913

Rochester (International) purchased Walt Dickson from the Boston Braves.

December 27, 1913
1914

The Boston Braves signed Fred Tyler as a free agent.

Willie Adams jumped from the St. Louis Browns to the Pittsburgh Rebels.

Frank Allen jumped from the Brooklyn Robins to the Pittsburgh Rebels.

Fred Anderson jumped from the Boston Red Sox to the Buffalo Buffeds.

Luther Bonin jumped from the St. Louis Browns to the Buffalo Buffeds.

Al Bridwell jumped from the Chicago Cubs to the St. Louis Terriers.

Drummond Brown jumped from Toronto (International) to the Kansas City Packers.

Esty Chaney jumped from the Boston Red Sox to the Brooklyn Tip-Tops.

Harry Chapman jumped from the Boston Braves to the St. Louis Terriers.

Hal Chase jumped from the Chicago White Sox to the Buffalo Buffeds.

Bill Collins jumped from the Brooklyn Robins to the Buffalo Buffeds.

Claude Cooper jumped from the New York Giants to the Brooklyn Tip-Tops.

Doc Crandall jumped from the New York Giants to the St. Louis Terriers.

Nick Cullop jumped from the Cleveland Naps to the Kansas City Packers.

Dave Davenport jumped from the Cincinnati Reds to the St. Louis Terriers.

Walt Dickson jumped from Rochester (International) to the Pittsburgh Rebels.

Mickey Doolin jumped from the Philadelphia Phillies to the Baltimore Terrapins.

Vern Duncan jumped from the Philadelphia Phillies to the Baltimore Terrapins.

Clyde Engle jumped from the Boston Red Sox to the Buffalo Buffeds.

Jack Enzenroth jumped from the St. Louis Browns to the Kansas City Packers.

Steve Evans jumped from the St. Louis Cardinals to the Brooklyn Tip-Tops.

Bob Groom jumped from the Washington Senators to the St. Louis Terriers.

Frank Harter jumped from the Cincinnati Reds to the Indianapolis Hoosiers.

Grover Hartley jumped from the Cincinnati Reds to the St. Louis Terriers.

Claude Hendrix jumped from the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Chicago Chi-Feds.

Ernie Herbert jumped from the Cincinnati Reds to the St. Louis Terriers.

Byron Houck jumped from the Philadelphia Athletics to the Brooklyn Tip-Tops.

Rankin Johnson jumped from the Cleveland Naps to the Chicago Chi-Feds.

Davy Jones jumped from the Chicago White Sox to the Pittsburgh Rebels.

Grover Land jumped from the Cleveland Naps to the Brooklyn Tip-Tops.

Frank LaPorte jumped from the Washington Senators to the Indianapolis Hoosiers.

Baldy Louden jumped from the Detroit Tigers to the Buffalo Buffeds.

Armando Marsans jumped from the Cincinnati Reds to the St. Louis Terriers.

Tex McDonald jumped from Rochester (International) to the Pittsburgh Rebels.

Bill McKechnie jumped from the New York Yankees to the Indianapolis Hoosiers.

Benny Meyer jumped from the Brooklyn Robins to the Baltimore Terrapins.

Ward Miller jumped from the Chicago Cubs to the St. Louis Terriers.

Earl Moore jumped from the Chicago Cubs to the Buffalo Buffeds.

Earl Moseley jumped from the Boston Red Sox to the Indianapolis Hoosiers.

George Mullin jumped from the Washington Senators to the Indianapolis Hoosiers.

Danny Murphy jumped from the Philadelphia Athletics to the Brooklyn Tip-Tops.

Rebel Oakes jumped from the St. Louis Cardinals to the Pittsburgh Rebels.

Johnny Rawlings jumped from the Cincinnati Reds to the Kansas City Packers.

Skipper Roberts jumped from the St. Louis Cardinals to the Pittsburgh Rebels.

Edd Roush jumped from the Chicago White Sox to the Indianapolis Hoosiers.

Al Scheer jumped from the Brooklyn Robins to the Indianapolis Hoosiers.

Al Schulz jumped from the New York Yankees to the Buffalo Buffeds.

Bob Smith jumped from the Chicago White Sox to the Buffalo Buffeds.

Fred Smith jumped from the Boston Braves to the Buffalo Buffeds.

Dwight Stone jumped from the St. Louis Browns to the Kansas City Packers.

George Stovall jumped from the St. Louis Browns to the Kansas City Packers.

George Suggs jumped from the Cincinnati Reds to the Baltimore Terrapins.

Mysterious Walker jumped from the Brooklyn Robins to the Pittsburgh Rebels.

Jimmy Walsh jumped from the Philadelphia Phillies to the Baltimore Terrapins.

Doc Watson jumped from the Chicago Cubs to the Chicago Chi-Feds.

Art Wilson jumped from the New York Giants to the Chicago Chi-Feds.

Steve Yerkes jumped from the Boston Red Sox to the Pittsburgh Rebels.

Rollie Zeider jumped from the New York Yankees to the Chicago Chi-Feds.

Guy Zinn jumped from Rochester (International) to the Baltimore Terrapins.

The Detroit Tigers purchased Harry Coveleski from Chattanooga (Southern Association).

Everett Booe sent from ??? to the Indianapolis Hoosiers in an unknown transaction.

John Leary sent from the Cincinnati Reds to the St. Louis Browns in an unknown transaction.

Jack Roche sent from the St. Louis Browns to the St. Louis Cardinals in an unknown transaction.

The Detroit Tigers returned Carl Mays to Providence (International) after expiration of minor league working agreement.

The Boston Red Sox obtained Carl Mays from Providence (International) as part of a minor league working agreement.

January, 1914

Troy (New York State) purchased Harry Fritz from the Philadelphia Athletics for $500.

The Cleveland Naps purchased Roy Wood from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Pittsburgh Pirates selected Dan Costello off waivers from the New York Yankees.

January 6, 1914

Otto Knabe jumped from the Philadelphia Phillies to the Baltimore Terrapins.

The Cincinnati Reds selected Herbie Moran off waivers from the Brooklyn Robins.

The Cincinnati Reds selected Earl Yingling off waivers from the Brooklyn Robins.

January 9, 1914
January 12, 1914

Ted Easterly jumped from the Chicago White Sox to the Kansas City Packers.

Ben Harris jumped from Denver (Western) to the Kansas City Packers.

January 15, 1914

Hap Myers jumped from Rochester (International) to the Brooklyn Tip-Tops.

January 20, 1914
January 22, 1914
January 27, 1914
January 28, 1914

Al Wickland jumped from the Cincinnati Reds to the Chicago Chi-Feds.

January 29, 1914
February, 1914

Harry Fritz jumped from Troy (New York State) to the Chicago Chi-Feds.

February 3, 1914
February 11, 1914

The Boston Braves traded Bill Sweeney and cash to the Chicago Cubs for Johnny Evers.

February 12, 1914
February 14, 1914

The Brooklyn Robins signed Kid Elberfeld as a free agent.

February 19, 1914

Solly Hofman jumped from the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Brooklyn Tip-Tops.

Baltimore (International) purchased Birdie Cree from the New York Yankees for $2,500.

February 27, 1914

Jack Quinn jumped from the Boston Braves to the Baltimore Terrapins.

March 7, 1914

The Indianapolis Hoosiers signed Vin Campbell as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Rebels signed Felix Chouinard as a free agent.

March 26, 1914

Mobile (Southern Association) purchased Brad Hogg from the Boston Braves.

April 10, 1914 Standings
April 17, 1914 Standings

The Chicago White Sox purchased Ray Demmitt from the Detroit Tigers for $2,500.

April 20, 1914 Standings
April 21, 1914 Standings

The Boston Braves selected Clarence Kraft off waivers from the Brooklyn Robins.

April 22, 1914 Standings

The Boston Braves purchased Jim Murray from Buffalo (International).

May 5, 1914 Standings

The Cleveland Naps selected George Beck off waivers from the Boston Braves.

May 13, 1914 Standings
May 24, 1914 Standings

The Boston Red Sox selected Del Gainer off waivers from the Detroit Tigers.

May 27, 1914 Standings

The Boston Red Sox purchased Guy Cooper from the New York Yankees.

June 1, 1914 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds selected Elmer Koestner off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.

June 13, 1914 Standings
June 27, 1914 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased Ike McAuley from Waterloo (Central Association).

The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Joe Riggert from the Brooklyn Robins.

June 28, 1914 Standings
July 1, 1914 Standings

The Cleveland Naps traded Bruce Hartford and $25,000 to Des Moines (Western) for Tom Reilly. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

July 3, 1914 Standings
July 6, 1914 Standings
July 8, 1914 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds purchased Claud Derrick from Baltimore (International).

The Cincinnati Reds purchased George Twombly from Baltimore (International).

The Cincinnati Reds released Johnny Bates.

The New York Yankees traded Bill Holden and $5,000 to Baltimore (International) for Birdie Cree.

July 9, 1914 Standings

The Boston Red Sox purchased Babe Ruth from Baltimore (International) for more than $25000. more than $25000

July 10, 1914 Standings

The Chicago Cubs signed Johnny Bates as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased Paddy Siglin from Waterloo (Central Association).

July 11, 1914 Standings

St Paul (American Association) purchased Jim Murray from the Boston Braves.

July 12, 1914 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds purchased Tex Erwin from the Brooklyn Robins.

July 16, 1914 Standings

The Boston Red Sox selected Dick Hoblitzell off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds.

July 20, 1914 Standings
July 21, 1914 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds purchased Bert Daniels from Baltimore (International).

July 23, 1914 Standings

The St. Louis Terriers signed Ralph Works as a free agent.

July 24, 1914 Standings
July 28, 1914 Standings

The Boston Braves purchased Ensign Cottrell from Baltimore (International).

The Cleveland Naps traded Vean Gregg to the Boston Red Sox for Fritz Coumbe, Ben Egan and Rankin Johnson.

August, 1914 Standings

The Chicago White Sox purchased Braggo Roth from Kansas City (American Association).

The St. Louis Browns purchased Allan Sothoron from Haverhill (New England).

Zip Collins sent from San Antonio (Texas) to the Pittsburgh Pirates in an unknown transaction.

August 1, 1914 Standings

The Chicago Cubs released Johnny Bates. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

August 6, 1914 Standings

The Baltimore Terrapins signed Johnny Bates as a free agent.

August 7, 1914 Standings
August 8, 1914 Standings

The Boston Braves signed Billy Martin as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox traded a player to be named later and $12000 and two players to be named to Milwaukee (American Association) for Happy Felsch. The Chicago White Sox sent NULL (minors) (January, 1915) to Milwaukee (American Association) to complete the trade.

August 10, 1914 Standings

The Boston Braves purchased Red Smith from the Brooklyn Robins.

August 14, 1914 Standings
August 23, 1914 Standings

The Boston Braves purchased Herbie Moran from the Cincinnati Reds.

August 26, 1914 Standings
August 29, 1914 Standings
September, 1914 Standings

The Brooklyn Robins drafted Ed Appleton from Fort Worth (Texas) in the 1914 rule 5 draft.

The Brooklyn Robins drafted Leon Cadore from Wilkes-Barre (New York State) in the 1914 rule 5 draft.

The Brooklyn Robins drafted Wheezer Dell from Seattle (Northwestern) in the 1914 rule 5 draft.

The Brooklyn Robins drafted Fred Toney from Louisville (American Association) in the 1914 rule 5 draft.

September 5, 1914 Standings

The Boston Braves purchased Tom Hughes from Rochester (International).

September 15, 1914 Standings

The New York Giants drafted Sailor Stroud from Mission (PCL) in the 1914 rule 5 draft.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Bill Holden as a free agent. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

October, 1914 Standings
October 18, 1914

Hugh Bedient jumped from the Boston Red Sox to the Buffalo Buffeds.

November 10, 1914

The St. Louis Cardinals selected Ham Hyatt off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

December, 1914

Louisville (American Association) purchased Bert Daniels from the Cincinnati Reds.

The Cincinnati Reds purchased Joe Wagner from Spokane (Northwestern).

The New York Giants released Mike Donlin.

December 2, 1914

The St. Louis Terriers signed Eddie Plank as a free agent.

December 5, 1914

The Baltimore Terrapins signed Chief Bender as a free agent.

December 8, 1914

The Chicago White Sox purchased Eddie Collins from the Philadelphia Athletics for $50,000.

December 14, 1914

The Cincinnati Reds purchased Ivy Olson from the Cleveland Naps.

December 24, 1914

The Boston Braves traded players to be named later and cash to the Philadelphia Phillies for Sherry Magee. The Boston Braves sent Oscar Dugey (February 10, 1915) and Possum Whitted (February 14, 1915) to the Philadelphia Phillies to complete the trade.

1915

The Brooklyn Tip-Tops signed Hooks Wiltse as a free agent.

The New York Giants signed Waite Hoyt as a free agent.

Marty Berghammer jumped from the Cincinnati Reds to the Pittsburgh Rebels.

Jack Dalton jumped from the Brooklyn Robins to the Buffalo Blues.

William Fischer jumped from the Brooklyn Robins to the Chicago Whales.

Jim Kelly jumped from the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Pittsburgh Rebels.

Ed Konetchy jumped from the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Pittsburgh Rebels.

Lee Magee jumped from the St. Louis Cardinals to the Brooklyn Tip-Tops.

Rube Marshall jumped from the Philadelphia Phillies to the Buffalo Blues.

George McConnell jumped from the Chicago Cubs to the Chicago Whales.

Mike Mowrey jumped from the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Pittsburgh Rebels.

Paddy O'Connor jumped from the St. Louis Cardinals to the Pittsburgh Rebels.

Larry Pratt jumped from the Boston Red Sox to the Brooklyn Tip-Tops.

Milt Reed jumped from the Philadelphia Phillies to the Brooklyn Tip-Tops.

Germany Schaefer jumped from the Washington Senators to the Newark Pepper.

The Philadelphia Phillies purchased Dave Bancroft from Portland (PCL) for $5,000.

Reading (Tri-State) purchased Pat Bohen from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Cincinnati Reds purchased Gene Dale from Montreal (International).

The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased Dazzy Vance from Hastings (Nebraska State).

The Washington Senators traded Irish Meusel to Minneapolis (American Association) for Henri Rondeau.

The Philadelphia Athletics released Jack Coombs.

The Brooklyn Robins signed Jack Coombs as a free agent.

January, 1915
January 4, 1915
January 21, 1915

Bobby Vaughn jumped from Buffalo (International) to the St. Louis Terriers.

January 26, 1915

San Francisco (PCL) purchased Ping Bodie from the Chicago White Sox.

January 29, 1915
February, 1915

George Mogridge sent from the Chicago White Sox to Minneapolis (American Association) in an unknown transaction.

February 4, 1915

The New York Yankees purchased Hugh High from the Detroit Tigers.

February 8, 1915

The Newark Pepper signed Ed Reulbach as a free agent.

February 11, 1915
February 13, 1915

Richmond (International) purchased Clarence Berger from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Indianapolis (American Association) purchased Joe Kelly from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Chicago Cubs released Tommy Leach.

The Chicago Cubs released Charlie Smith.

The Chicago Cubs released Eddie Stack.

The Chicago Cubs released Bill Sweeney.

February 15, 1915
February 18, 1915

The St. Louis Cardinals traded Pol Perritt to the New York Giants for players to be named later. The New York Giants sent Bob Bescher (March 25, 1915) and cash (March 25, 1915) to the St. Louis Cardinals to complete the trade.

February 22, 1915

The Cincinnati Reds signed Tommy Leach as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased Doc Johnston from the Cleveland Indians for $7,500.

The Cincinnati Reds selected Fred Toney off waivers from the Brooklyn Robins.

February 26, 1915

The Boston Braves purchased Ed Fitzpatrick from Toronto (International).

February 27, 1915

Columbus (American Association) purchased Bob Coleman from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Rochester (International) purchased Fred Tyler from the Boston Braves.

March 3, 1915

Paddy Baumann sent from Providence (International) to the New York Yankees in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

March 31, 1915

The Boston Braves signed Fletcher Low as an amateur free agent.

April, 1915
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