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1924 Major League Baseball Transactions

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Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.
November 12, 1923
December, 1923
December 1, 1923

The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased Buckshot May from Oklahoma City (Western).

Oklahoma City (Western) traded Emil Yde to the Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named later. The Pittsburgh Pirates sent Ed Hock (June 20, 1924) to Oklahoma City (Western) to complete the trade.

December 10, 1923

The Philadelphia Athletics purchased Max Bishop from Baltimore (International) for $20,000.

December 11, 1923

The Cincinnati Reds purchased Carl Mays from the New York Yankees.

Salt Lake City (PCL) traded Paul Strand to the Philadelphia Athletics for Hank Hulvey, Harry O'Neill, Pinky Pittenger and $32,500.

December 13, 1923

The Boston Braves purchased John Kelleher from the Chicago Cubs.

December 15, 1923

The Philadelphia Athletics traded Wid Matthews, Beauty McGowan, Heinie Scheer and $40,000 to Milwaukee (American Association) for Al Simmons.

The Philadelphia Phillies traded Cotton Tierney to the Boston Braves for Hod Ford and Ray Powell. Ray Powell refused to report to his new team on April 10, 1924. The Boston Braves sent Al Nixon (April 10, 1924) to the Philadelphia Phillies to complete the trade.

December 26, 1923

The Boston Braves signed Ike Kamp as an amateur free agent.

1924

The Detroit Tigers signed Charlie Gehringer as a free agent.

The Philadelphia Athletics traded Frank Loftus and $4,000 to New Haven (Eastern) for Stan Baumgartner.

January 5, 1924

The New York Giants traded $50000 and 3 players to be named to Louisville (American Association) for Wayland Dean.

January 7, 1924

The New York Yankees traded Elmer Smith and $50000 and a player to be named to Louisville (American Association) for Earle Combs.

The Cleveland Indians traded Dan Boone, Joe Connolly, Steve O'Neill and Bill Wambsganss to the Boston Red Sox for George Burns, Chick Fewster and Roxy Walters.

January 9, 1924
January 12, 1924

The Boston Red Sox purchased Bobby Veach from the Detroit Tigers.

February 1, 1924

The Washington Senators traded Jim O'Neill and cash and a player to be named to Omaha (Western) for By Speece.

March 1, 1924

The St. Louis Browns signed Joe Evans as a free agent.

April 10, 1924 Standings

The Boston Braves traded to the Philadelphia Phillies for unknown compensation. Ray Powell refused to report to his new team on April 10, 1924. The Boston Braves sent Al Nixon (April 10, 1924) to the Philadelphia Phillies to complete the trade.

The Philadelphia Phillies traded to the Boston Braves for unknown compensation. Ray Powell refused to report to his new team on April 10, 1924. The Boston Braves sent Al Nixon (April 10, 1924) to the Philadelphia Phillies to complete the trade.

April 14, 1924 Standings
April 16, 1924 Standings

The Chicago White Sox purchased Ray French from the Brooklyn Robins.

April 21, 1924 Standings
April 25, 1924 Standings
April 28, 1924 Standings

The Washington Senators traded Clarence Fisher to Minneapolis (American Association) for Carl East. Trade was voided and players returned on May 15, 1924.

April 30, 1924 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates selected John Kelleher off waivers from the Boston Braves.

May 2, 1924 Standings

The Philadelphia Athletics signed Amos Strunk as a free agent.

May 5, 1924 Standings

Kansas City (American Association) purchased John Kelleher from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

May 6, 1924 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Jimmy Cooney from Milwaukee (American Association).

May 15, 1924 Standings

The Washington Senators traded to Minneapolis (American Association) for unknown compensation. Trade was voided and players returned on May 15, 1924.

May 16, 1924 Standings

The Brooklyn Robins purchased Tiny Osborne from the Chicago Cubs.

May 17, 1924 Standings

The Boston Braves purchased Dinty Gearin from the New York Giants.

May 20, 1924 Standings

The New York Yankees selected Lance Richbourg off waivers from the Washington Senators.

The New York Yankees returned Lance Richbourg to the Washington Senators following previous waiver selection.

May 23, 1924 Standings

The Washington Senators selected Curly Ogden off waivers from the Philadelphia Athletics.

May 25, 1924 Standings
May 29, 1924 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds purchased Hughie Critz from Minneapolis (American Association).

Los Angeles (PCL) purchased Walton Cruise from the Boston Braves.

The Cincinnati Reds purchased Chick Shorten from Minneapolis (American Association).

May 30, 1924 Standings
June 2, 1924 Standings

The Washington Senators traded a player to be named later and cash to Milwaukee (American Association) for Wid Matthews. The Washington Senators sent Lance Richbourg (June 10, 1924) to Milwaukee (American Association) to complete the trade.

June 3, 1924 Standings

Minneapolis (American Association) purchased Dinty Gearin from the Boston Braves.

June 4, 1924 Standings

Indianapolis (American Association) traded Eddie Brown to the Brooklyn Robins for Gene Bailey and Binky Jones.

June 5, 1924 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates selected Ed Hock off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

June 6, 1924 Standings
June 7, 1924 Standings

The Boston Braves purchased Les Mann from the Cincinnati Reds.

June 8, 1924 Standings

The Cleveland Indians purchased Frank Ellerbe from the St. Louis Browns. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

June 10, 1924 Standings
June 11, 1924 Standings
June 12, 1924 Standings

The Boston Braves purchased Lou North from the St. Louis Cardinals.

June 14, 1924 Standings
June 16, 1924 Standings

The Cleveland Indians purchased Virgil Cheeves from Wichita Falls (Texas).

St Paul (American Association) traded Cliff Markle to the New York Yankees for Oscar Roettger and cash and 3 players to be named.

June 18, 1924 Standings

The Boston Braves signed Frank Wilson as an amateur free agent.

June 22, 1924 Standings

The New York Giants purchased Buddy Crump from Portsmouth (Virginia).

June 24, 1924 Standings

The New York Yankees purchased Walter Beall from Rochester (International) for $30,000.

June 28, 1924 Standings

Toledo (American Association) traded Bill Lamar to the Philadelphia Athletics for Rollie Naylor, Paul Strand and $10,000.

The Washington Senators traded Doc Prothro and Carr Smith to Memphis (Southern Association) for Tommy Taylor.

July 1, 1924 Standings

The Philadelphia Phillies selected Joe Oeschger off waivers from the New York Giants.

July 6, 1924 Standings

Minneapolis (American Association) traded Johnny Grabowski and Leo Mangum to the Chicago White Sox for Doug McWeeny and Kettle Wirts.

July 7, 1924 Standings

Little Rock (Southern Association) traded Jim Roberts to the Brooklyn Robins for Nelson Greene and $13,500.

July 12, 1924 Standings

The New York Yankees purchased Al Mamaux from Reading (International).

July 14, 1924 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased Earl Smith from the Boston Braves.

July 15, 1924 Standings

The Washington Senators purchased Ralph Miller from Reading (International). (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

July 18, 1924 Standings

The Washington Senators traded a player to be named later, Chick Gagnon and Bert Griffith to Kansas City (American Association) for Pete Scott. The Washington Senators sent Pinky Hargrave (July 19, 1924) to Kansas City (American Association) to complete the trade. Pete Scott refused to report to his new team on July 26, 1924. cash and Pinky Hargrave returned to original team on July 26, 1924.

The St. Louis Cardinals released Jeff Pfeffer.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Jeff Pfeffer as a free agent.

July 22, 1924 Standings

The Brooklyn Robins purchased Bonnie Hollingsworth from New Orleans (Southern Association) for $15000 plus two players to be named.

St Paul (American Association) purchased Cliff Markle from the New York Yankees.

July 26, 1924 Standings

The New York Giants signed Leon Cadore as a free agent. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

Kansas City (American Association) traded to the Washington Senators for a player to be named later. The Washington Senators sent Pinky Hargrave (July 19, 1924) to Kansas City (American Association) to complete the trade. Pete Scott refused to report to his new team on July 26, 1924. cash and Pinky Hargrave returned to original team on July 26, 1924.

The Washington Senators traded a player to be named later to Kansas City (American Association) for unknown compensation. The Washington Senators sent Pinky Hargrave (July 19, 1924) to Kansas City (American Association) to complete the trade. Pete Scott refused to report to his new team on July 26, 1924. cash and Pinky Hargrave returned to original team on July 26, 1924.

July 28, 1924 Standings

The Boston Braves purchased Marty Shay from Worcester (Eastern).

July 30, 1924 Standings

The Philadelphia Athletics purchased Jimmie Foxx from Easton (Eastern Shore) for $2,000.

August, 1924 Standings

The Cleveland Indians purchased Elmer Yoter from Saginaw (Michigan-Ontario). (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

August 1, 1924 Standings

The Chicago Cubs signed Duke Brett as a free agent. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

August 8, 1924 Standings

The Washington Senators traded a player to be named later and $50,000 to Sacramento (PCL) for Earl McNeely. The Washington Senators sent Wid Matthews (August 10, 1924) to Sacramento (PCL) to complete the trade.

August 9, 1924 Standings

The Boston Braves purchased Herb Thomas from Daytona Beach (Florida State).

August 12, 1924 Standings

The Brooklyn Robins purchased Tex Wilson from Des Moines (Western).

August 13, 1924 Standings

The New York Yankees purchased Ben Paschal from Atlanta (Southern Association) for $20,000.

The New York Yankees traded $5000 and 4 players to be named to Atlanta (Southern Association) for Ray Francis.

August 17, 1924 Standings

San Antonio (Texas) traded Clarence Winters to the Boston Red Sox for Oscar Fuhr.

August 20, 1924 Standings
August 30, 1924 Standings
September 2, 1924 Standings

The Boston Braves purchased Joe Muich from Dover Beach (Eastern Shore).

September 3, 1924 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Tommy Thevenow from Syracuse (International).

September 4, 1924 Standings

The St. Louis Browns signed Pat Burke as a free agent.

September 6, 1924 Standings

The New York Giants purchased Grover Hartley from Columbus (American Association).

September 29, 1924 Standings

The Washington Senators purchased Wid Matthews from Sacramento (PCL) for $5,000.

October 2, 1924 Standings

The Philadelphia Athletics purchased Lefty Grove from Baltimore (International) for $100,600.

October 8, 1924 Standings

The Washington Senators drafted Spencer Adams from Oakland (PCL) in the 1924 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Ken Ash from Rocky Mount (Virginia) in the 1924 rule 5 draft.

The Philadelphia Athletics drafted Bill Bagwell from Galveston (Texas) in the 1924 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted John Bischoff from Fort Worth (Texas) in the 1924 rule 5 draft.

The Boston Braves drafted Dick Burrus from Atlanta (Southern Association) in the 1924 rule 5 draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Ike Eichrodt from Charlotte (South Atlantic) in the 1924 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Percy Jones from Seattle (PCL) in the 1924 rule 5 draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Joe Klugmann from Minneapolis (American Association) in the 1924 rule 5 draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Jack Knight from Houston (Texas) in the 1924 rule 5 draft.

The St. Louis Browns drafted Bobby LaMotte from Memphis (Southern Association) in the 1924 rule 5 draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Cliff Lee from St Paul (American Association) in the 1924 rule 5 draft.

The Boston Braves drafted William Marriott from Mobile (Southern Association) in the 1924 rule 5 draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Ray Pierce from Topeka (Western Association) in the 1924 rule 5 draft.

The Brooklyn Robins drafted Andy Rush from Waterbury (Eastern) in the 1924 rule 5 draft.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Ralph Shinners from Toledo (American Association) in the 1924 rule 5 draft.

The Brooklyn Robins drafted Jerry Standaert from Atlanta (Southern Association) in the 1924 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Chink Taylor from Beaumont (Texas) in the 1924 rule 5 draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Tex Vache from Dallas (Texas) in the 1924 rule 5 draft.

The Washington Senators purchased Vean Gregg from Seattle (PCL) for $10000 plus 3 players.

October 27, 1924
November 17, 1924

Portland (PCL) traded Mickey Cochrane to the Philadelphia Athletics for Chuck Rowland (minors), Dennis Burns, Bob Hasty, Harry Riconda, Ed Sherling and $35,000.

December 3, 1924

Seattle (PCL) traded Jimmy Welsh to the Boston Braves for a player to be named later, Dutch Stryker and Al Yeargin. The Boston Braves sent Red Lucas (April 24, 1925) to Seattle (PCL) to complete the trade.

December 8, 1924

The Boston Braves signed Joe Ogrodowski as an amateur free agent.

December 10, 1924
December 11, 1924
December 12, 1924
December 15, 1924

The New York Yankees selected Steve O'Neill off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.

December 17, 1924
1925

The Boston Braves signed Bill Vargus as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Joe Cronin as a free agent.

The New York Giants signed Pip Koehler as a free agent.

The Boston Braves purchased Dave Harris from Greensburg (Pennsylvania State Association).

The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased Lou Koupal from Omaha (Western) for $40,000.

The New York Giants purchased Frank Walker from Rocky Mount (Virginia).

January 3, 1925

St Paul (American Association) traded Leo Dixon to the St. Louis Browns for Pat Collins, Ray Kolp, Norm McMillan and cash and a player to be named and an option on Cedric Durst.

February 4, 1925
February 16, 1925

Oakland (PCL) purchased Hub Pruett from the St. Louis Browns.

The Boston Braves released Hunter Lane.

The Boston Braves released Ray Powell.

March 13, 1925

The Brooklyn Robins signed Jay Partridge as an amateur free agent.

March 30, 1925

The Philadelphia Phillies selected Lew Fonseca off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds.

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