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1950 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 4, 1949
November 14, 1949
November 17, 1949

The New York Giants drafted Sam Calderone from the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1949 rule 5 draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Milo Candini from Oakland (PCL) in the 1949 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Bill Connelly from the Detroit Tigers in the 1949 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Joe Erautt from the Detroit Tigers in the 1949 rule 5 draft.

The Washington Senators drafted George Genovese from the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1949 rule 5 draft.

The Washington Senators drafted Mickey Grasso from Seattle (PCL) in the 1949 rule 5 draft.

The Philadelphia Athletics drafted Ben Guintini from Dallas (Texas) in the 1949 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Johnny Klippstein from the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1949 rule 5 draft.

The Brooklyn Dodgers drafted Mal Mallette from Sacramento (PCL) in the 1949 rule 5 draft.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Rudy Minarcin from the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1949 rule 5 draft.

The Washington Senators drafted Steve Nagy from San Francisco (PCL) in the 1949 rule 5 draft.

The St. Louis Browns drafted Sid Schacht from the Boston Red Sox in the 1949 rule 5 draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted George Strickland from the Boston Red Sox in the 1949 rule 5 draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Leo Thomas from Portland (PCL) in the 1949 rule 5 draft.

The St. Louis Browns drafted Tom Upton from the New York Yankees in the 1949 rule 5 draft.

The Philadelphia Athletics drafted Hank Wyse from Shreveport (Texas) in the 1949 rule 5 draft.

December 1, 1949

The Boston Red Sox selected Al Papai off waivers from the St. Louis Browns.

December 5, 1949

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Luis Arroyo from Greensboro (Carolina) in the 1949 minor league draft.

The New York Giants drafted Charlie Bishop from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1949 minor league draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Hy Cohen from the New York Yankees in the 1949 minor league draft.

Portland (PCL) drafted Jack Creel from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1949 minor league draft.

The St. Louis Browns drafted Grant Dunlap from the Cleveland Indians in the 1949 minor league draft.

The St. Louis Browns drafted Jim Dyck from the New York Yankees in the 1949 minor league draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Hal Erickson from Quebec (Canadian-American) in the 1949 minor league draft.

Seattle (PCL) drafted Al Gerheauser from the St. Louis Browns in the 1949 minor league draft.

Dallas (Texas) drafted Billy Klaus from the Chicago Cubs in the 1949 minor league draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Paul LaPalme from the Boston Braves in the 1949 minor league draft.

The New York Yankees drafted Dale Long from the Detroit Tigers in the 1949 minor league draft.

Portland (PCL) drafted Max Macon from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1949 minor league draft.

The Boston Braves drafted Phil Paine from the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1949 minor league draft.

The Washington Senators drafted Bob Ross from the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1949 minor league draft.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Bill Sarni from Shreveport (Texas) in the 1949 minor league draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Ben Taylor from the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1949 minor league draft.

Seattle (PCL) drafted Dewey Williams from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1949 minor league draft.

December 6, 1949
December 13, 1949
December 14, 1949
December 15, 1949

The St. Louis Browns selected Stubby Overmire off waivers from the Detroit Tigers.

December 17, 1949
December 24, 1949

The Boston Braves traded Jim Russell, Ed Sauer and cash to the Brooklyn Dodgers for Luis Olmo.

December 27, 1949
December 29, 1949

The Detroit Tigers signed Charlie Keller as a free agent.

1950

The Pittsburgh Pirates sent Roy Weatherly to Oakland (PCL) as part of a conditional deal.

The Pittsburgh Pirates returned Hal Erickson (earlier draft pick) to Quebec (Canadian-American).

The Boston Red Sox signed Ken Aspromonte as an amateur free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Ed Bailey as an amateur free agent.

The Washington Senators signed Bruce Barmes as an amateur free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed John Baumgartner as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Lou Berberet as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Don Bessent as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Browns signed Bud Black as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Gary Blaylock as an amateur free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Bob Bowman as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Bob Boyd as an amateur free agent.

The New York Giants signed Eddie Bressoud as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Jim Brideweser as an amateur free agent.

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

The Detroit Tigers signed George Bullard as an amateur free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Jim Bunning as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Andy Carey as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Bob Cerv as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Neil Chrisley as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Chuck Coles as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Glenn Cox as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Roger Craig as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Bobby Del Greco as an amateur free agent.

The Washington Senators signed Roy Dietzel as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Braves signed Jack Dittmer as an amateur free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Dutch Dotterer as an amateur free agent.

The Washington Senators signed Mike Fornieles as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Gabe Gabler as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Dick Gernert as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed John Glenn as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Braves signed Charlie Gorin as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Johnny Gray as an amateur free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Don Gross as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Bert Hamric as an amateur free agent.

The New York Giants signed Gail Harris as an amateur free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Bob Hazle as an amateur free agent.

The New York Giants signed Rudy Hernandez as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Dave Hillman as an amateur free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Billy Hoeft as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Sam Jones as an amateur free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Thornton Kipper as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Joe Kirrene as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Ron Kline as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Bill Koski as an amateur free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Frank Lary as an amateur free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Angelo LiPetri as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Browns signed Chuck Locke as an amateur free agent.

The New York Giants signed Joe Margoneri as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Jim Marshall as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Braves signed Don McMahon as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Glenn Mickens as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Wally Moon as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Charlie Neal as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Ron Necciai as an amateur free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Stan Palys as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Hardy Peterson as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Eddie Phillips as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed George Piktuzis as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Stan Pitula as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Herb Plews as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Dave Pope as an amateur free agent.

The New York Giants signed Eric Rodin as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Braves signed Bob Roselli as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Ray Shearer as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Norm Sherry as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Bill Skowron as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Paul Smith as an amateur free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Gene Snyder as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Joe Stanka as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Bob Stephenson as an amateur free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Ted Tappe as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Browns signed Willie Tasby as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Don Taussig as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Faye Throneberry as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Dick Tomanek as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Braves signed Bob Trowbridge as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Tom Umphlett as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Vito Valentinetti as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Bill Virdon as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Ed White as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Bob Wilson as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Red Wilson as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Red Witt as an amateur free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Hal Woodeshick as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Floyd Wooldridge as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Mel Wright as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Braves obtained Dick Hoover from Atlanta (Southern Association) as part of a minor league working agreement.

The Washington Senators obtained Jerry Lane from Wellsville (PONY) as part of a minor league working agreement.

The Philadelphia Athletics obtained Gene Markland from Buffalo (International) as part of a minor league working agreement.

The Philadelphia Athletics obtained Joe Murray from West Palm Beach (Florida International) as part of a minor league working agreement.

The Boston Braves obtained Ebba St. Claire from Atlanta (Southern Association) as part of a minor league working agreement.

The Boston Braves obtained Gene Verble from Atlanta (Southern Association) as part of a minor league working agreement.

The Chicago White Sox obtained Bill Wilson from Sacramento (PCL) as part of a minor league working agreement.

The St. Louis Browns returned Chuck Harmon to Olean (PONY) after expiration of minor league working agreement.

The Detroit Tigers returned Gene Markland to Buffalo (International) after expiration of minor league working agreement.

The New York Giants purchased Dixie Howell from the Cincinnati Reds.

The Washington Senators purchased Al Sima from the New York Giants.

The New York Giants purchased Daryl Spencer from Pauls Valley (Sooner State).

The Brooklyn Dodgers purchased Ben Wade from the Chicago Cubs.

Dick Aylward sent from the Chicago Cubs to Dallas (Texas) in an unknown transaction.

Bobby Balcena sent from Mexicali (Sunset) to the St. Louis Browns in an unknown transaction.

Harry Bright sent from Miami (Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri) to the Chicago Cubs in an unknown transaction.

Hal Brown sent from the Boston Red Sox to Seattle (PCL) in an unknown transaction.

Art Fowler sent from Atlanta (Southern Association) to the Boston Braves in an unknown transaction.

Glen Gorbous sent from Medford (Far West) to the Brooklyn Dodgers in an unknown transaction.

Al Heist sent from the St. Louis Browns to Stockton (California) in an unknown transaction.

Dave Hoskins sent from Grand Rapids (Central) to the Cleveland Indians in an unknown transaction.

Eddie Kasko sent from the St. Louis Browns to Suffolk (Virginia) in an unknown transaction.

Clyde Kluttz sent from the Pittsburgh Pirates to the St. Louis Browns in an unknown transaction.

Norm Larker sent from Hazleton (North Atlantic) to the Brooklyn Dodgers in an unknown transaction.

Jack Littrell sent from the Boston Red Sox to the Philadelphia Athletics in an unknown transaction.

Wayne McLeland sent from the St. Louis Cardinals to Dallas (Texas) in an unknown transaction.

John Powers sent from the Boston Red Sox to the Pittsburgh Pirates in an unknown transaction.

Tony Roig sent from the Philadelphia Phillies to the Washington Senators in an unknown transaction.

Frank Sacka sent from the St. Louis Browns to the Cleveland Indians in an unknown transaction.

El Tappe sent from Henderson (East Texas) to the New York Yankees in an unknown transaction.

Jake Thies sent from Chanute (Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri) to the Pittsburgh Pirates in an unknown transaction.

Bob Thorpe sent from Pensacola (Southeastern) to the Boston Braves in an unknown transaction.

Jim Wilson sent from the Detroit Tigers to Seattle (PCL) in an unknown transaction.

The New York Yankees returned Tommy Giordano to Augusta (South Atlantic) after expiration of minor league working agreement.

The Detroit Tigers returned Bob Hooper to Buffalo (International) after expiration of minor league working agreement.

The Washington Senators obtained Tommy Giordano from Augusta (South Atlantic) as part of a minor league working agreement.

The Philadelphia Athletics obtained Bob Hooper from Buffalo (International) as part of a minor league working agreement.

January 4, 1950

The New York Giants signed Mike McCormick as a free agent.

January 31, 1950

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Paul Pettit as an amateur free agent.

February 1, 1950

Jake Early of the Washington Senators granted free agency.

February 2, 1950

The Chicago White Sox purchased Herman Reich from the Chicago Cubs.

February 9, 1950
February 10, 1950
February 15, 1950

The Detroit Tigers selected Paul Calvert off waivers from the Washington Senators.

February 17, 1950
February 28, 1950

Oakland (PCL) purchased George Metkovich from the Chicago White Sox.

March 9, 1950

The Philadelphia Athletics signed Tom Hamilton as an amateur free agent.

March 16, 1950

The Chicago Cubs purchased Bob Schultz from the Chicago White Sox. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

March 26, 1950

The New York Giants purchased Jack Kramer from the Boston Red Sox.

April 1, 1950 Standings

The Chicago Cubs signed Gene Baker as an amateur free agent.

April 3, 1950 Standings

The Cleveland Indians released Mike Tresh.

The St. Louis Cardinals selected Eddie Miller off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies.

April 5, 1950 Standings

The Boston Braves purchased George Estock from Austin (Big State). (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

April 10, 1950 Standings

The Boston Braves selected Charlie Bicknell off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies.

The St. Louis Browns selected Lou Sleater off waivers from the New York Giants.

April 13, 1950 Standings
April 16, 1950 Standings

The Cleveland Indians selected Marino Pieretti off waivers from the Chicago White Sox.

April 18, 1950 Standings

The Boston Braves purchased Bob Chipman from the Chicago Cubs.

The Cleveland Indians released Ken Keltner.

The Boston Red Sox signed Ken Keltner as a free agent.

April 19, 1950 Standings

The New York Giants purchased Roy Weatherly from Oakland (PCL).

Ed Samcoff sent from Oakland (PCL) to the New York Giants in an unknown transaction.

April 25, 1950 Standings
April 26, 1950 Standings
April 27, 1950 Standings
April 29, 1950 Standings
May, 1950 Standings

The Chicago Cubs returned Ben Taylor (earlier draft pick) to the Brooklyn Dodgers. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

The New York Yankees selected Jack Cusick off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals.

May 2, 1950 Standings

The Chicago Cubs purchased Lou Klein from the Cincinnati Reds.

May 6, 1950 Standings
May 8, 1950 Standings
May 9, 1950 Standings
May 10, 1950 Standings
May 11, 1950 Standings

The St. Louis Browns returned Grant Dunlap (earlier draft pick) to the Cleveland Indians. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

May 12, 1950 Standings

The Washington Senators selected Frank Quinn off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.

May 15, 1950 Standings

The Chicago White Sox returned Bill Connelly (earlier draft pick) to the Detroit Tigers.

The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Johnny Lindell from the New York Yankees.

The Chicago Cubs purchased Dick Manville from the Boston Braves for $2,500.

The St. Louis Browns purchased Cuddles Marshall from the New York Yankees.

May 17, 1950 Standings
May 19, 1950 Standings
May 22, 1950 Standings
May 29, 1950 Standings
May 31, 1950 Standings
June, 1950 Standings

Mike Krsnich sent from Paris (Mississippi-Ohio Valley) to the Philadelphia Phillies in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

June 2, 1950 Standings
June 5, 1950 Standings
June 6, 1950 Standings

The Washington Senators signed Fred Taylor as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox released Ken Keltner.

June 7, 1950 Standings
June 12, 1950 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased Hank Borowy from the Philadelphia Phillies for $10,000.

June 14, 1950 Standings
June 15, 1950 Standings
June 20, 1950 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds signed Jim Bolger as an amateur free agent.

The New York Giants signed Willie Mays as an amateur free agent.

June 24, 1950 Standings

The Boston Braves signed Murray Wall as an amateur free agent.

June 25, 1950 Standings

San Francisco (PCL) traded Elmer Singleton to the Washington Senators for Steve Nagy.

June 27, 1950 Standings

The Chicago White Sox selected Gus Niarhos off waivers from the New York Yankees for $10,000.

June 28, 1950 Standings
June 29, 1950 Standings

The Chicago Cubs signed Harry Chiti as an amateur free agent.

June 30, 1950 Standings

The Chicago White Sox purchased Mike McCormick from Oakland (PCL).

July, 1950 Standings

The Detroit Tigers purchased Babe Martin from the Boston Red Sox.

Nino Escalera sent from Bristol (Colonial) to the New York Yankees in an unknown transaction.

July 1, 1950 Standings

The Chicago White Sox signed Charlie Cuellar as a free agent.

The St. Louis Browns purchased Jack Bruner from the Chicago White Sox.

July 2, 1950 Standings

The Boston Red Sox signed Phil Marchildon as a free agent.

July 5, 1950 Standings

The New York Yankees traded a player to be named later and cash to Oakland (PCL) for Jackie Jensen and Billy Martin. The New York Yankees sent Eddie Malone (July 5, 1950) to Oakland (PCL) to complete the trade. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

The Philadelphia Phillies traded Ed Wright to the New York Giants for Donald Robertson (minors). (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

The Chicago White Sox selected Lou Kretlow off waivers from the St. Louis Browns.

The St. Louis Cardinals selected Al Papai off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.

The St. Louis Browns selected Charley Schanz off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.

July 10, 1950 Standings

The Chicago White Sox released Charlie Cuellar.

The New York Giants selected Jim Hearn off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals.

July 19, 1950 Standings

The Boston Braves signed Bucky Walters as a free agent.

The New York Yankees purchased Frank Barnes from Kansas City (Negro American).

The New York Yankees purchased Elston Howard from Kansas City (Negro American).

July 20, 1950 Standings
July 21, 1950 Standings
July 22, 1950 Standings

Portland (PCL) purchased Leo Thomas from the New York Yankees.

July 28, 1950 Standings

The Chicago Cubs signed Gene Fodge as an amateur free agent.

July 30, 1950 Standings
July 31, 1950 Standings

The Chicago White Sox signed Sam Hairston as an amateur free agent.

August, 1950 Standings

The Boston Braves purchased Buzz Clarkson from Philadelphia (Negro American).

Roger McCardell sent from Harlan (Mountain States) to the Boston Braves in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

Chuck Oertel sent from Baxley-Hazelhurst (Georgia State) to the St. Louis Browns in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

August 2, 1950 Standings

The Cleveland Indians purchased Merl Combs from the Washington Senators.

The Washington Senators selected Gene Bearden off waivers from the Cleveland Indians.

August 3, 1950 Standings

The Detroit Tigers purchased Hank Borowy from the Pittsburgh Pirates for $15,000.

August 8, 1950 Standings
August 9, 1950 Standings
August 11, 1950 Standings

The Boston Braves signed Gene Conley as an amateur free agent.

August 13, 1950 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Johnny Berardino as a free agent.

August 14, 1950 Standings

The Philadelphia Athletics selected Roberto Ortiz off waivers from the Washington Senators.

August 18, 1950 Standings

The Boston Braves signed Carl Willey as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox traded Max Surkont to the Boston Braves for Glenn Elliott.

August 22, 1950 Standings
September, 1950 Standings

The Washington Senators purchased Pete Runnels from Texarkana (Big State) for $12,500.

September 5, 1950 Standings
September 7, 1950 Standings
September 10, 1950 Standings

The Boston Red Sox purchased Harry Taylor from the Brooklyn Dodgers.

September 11, 1950 Standings

The Cleveland Indians selected Herb Adams off waivers from the Chicago White Sox.

September 13, 1950 Standings

The Boston Braves selected Emil Verban off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.

September 22, 1950 Standings

The Chicago White Sox selected Johnny Ostrowski off waivers from the Washington Senators.

September 30, 1950 Standings

The Boston Braves traded players to be named later and cash to Seattle (PCL) for Jim Wilson. The Boston Braves sent Mickey Haefner (October 3, 1950) and Emil Verban (December 2, 1950) to Seattle (PCL) to complete the trade.

October, 1950 Standings

Buffalo (International) purchased Moe Savransky from the Cincinnati Reds.

Alton Brown sent from Roanoke Rapids (Coastal Plain) to the Detroit Tigers in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

October 1, 1950 Standings

The Boston Braves purchased Billy Klaus from Dallas (Texas). (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

The Boston Red Sox released Earl Johnson. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

October 9, 1950 Standings

The Boston Red Sox traded Mike Palm and cash to the Chicago White Sox for Bill Evans.

October 10, 1950 Standings

The Chicago White Sox purchased Al Lakeman from the Boston Braves.

The Chicago Cubs traded Hank Edwards and cash to the Brooklyn Dodgers for Chuck Connors and Dee Fondy.

October 11, 1950 Standings

The St. Louis Browns purchased Johnny Hetki from the Cincinnati Reds.

Toronto (International) purchased Elmer Singleton from the Washington Senators.

The New York Giants traded Wes Bailey (minors), Bill Ayers, Bert Haas, Joe Lafata and $125,000 to Oakland (PCL) for Al Gettel, Ray Noble and Artie Wilson.

October 12, 1950 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased Con Dempsey from San Francisco (PCL).

October 13, 1950 Standings
October 20, 1950

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

October 23, 1950
October 24, 1950

The Boston Braves released Pete Reiser.

October 27, 1950
November 9, 1950
November 15, 1950

The Detroit Tigers signed Earl Johnson as a free agent. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

November 16, 1950

The St. Louis Browns drafted Johnny Bero from the Detroit Tigers in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Hal Brown from Seattle (PCL) in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The St. Louis Browns drafted Merl Combs from the Cleveland Indians in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Jack Cusick from the New York Yankees in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Joe DeMaestri from the Boston Red Sox in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Fritz Dorish from the St. Louis Browns in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Jerry Fahr from Shreveport (Texas) in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Andy Hansen from the New York Giants in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Paul Hinrichs from the New York Yankees in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Lou Klein from the Chicago Cubs in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Dale Long from the New York Yankees in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Turk Lown from the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Bob Mahoney from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The Boston Braves drafted Luis Marquez from Portland (PCL) in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The Philadelphia Athletics drafted Morrie Martin from the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted George Metkovich from Oakland (PCL) in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The New York Yankees drafted Bob Muncrief from the Chicago Cubs in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The Washington Senators drafted Frank Sacka from the Cleveland Indians in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The Philadelphia Athletics drafted Ed Samcoff from the New York Giants in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Bud Souchock from the Chicago White Sox in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The Washington Senators drafted Gene Verble from the Boston Braves in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Del Wilber from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1950 rule 5 draft.

November 21, 1950
November 27, 1950

The Boston Red Sox signed Lou Boudreau as a free agent.

November 29, 1950

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Don Erickson as an amateur free agent.

November 30, 1950

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Pete Reiser as a free agent.

December 4, 1950

Buffalo (International) drafted Tom Acker from the New York Giants in the 1950 minor league draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Ralph Brickner from Portsmouth (Piedmont) in the 1950 minor league draft.

The Washington Senators drafted Alton Brown from the Detroit Tigers in the 1950 minor league draft.

Seattle (PCL) drafted Mike Clark from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1950 minor league draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Walker Cress from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1950 minor league draft.

The Brooklyn Dodgers drafted Roy Face from the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1950 minor league draft.

The Washington Senators drafted Ruben Gomez from St Jean (Provincial) in the 1950 minor league draft.

Dallas (Texas) drafted Don Grate from the Boston Braves in the 1950 minor league draft.

Oakland (PCL) drafted Hal Gregg from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1950 minor league draft.

The Brooklyn Dodgers drafted Ross Grimsley from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1950 minor league draft.

Seattle (PCL) drafted Garvin Hamner from the St. Louis Browns in the 1950 minor league draft.

The St. Louis Browns drafted Bob Harrison from the New York Giants in the 1950 minor league draft.

The St. Louis Browns drafted Duke Markell from Portsmouth (Piedmont) in the 1950 minor league draft.

Syracuse (International) drafted Bill Miller from the New York Giants in the 1950 minor league draft.

The Brooklyn Dodgers drafted Earl Mossor from Portsmouth (Piedmont) in the 1950 minor league draft.

The Cincinnati Reds released Danny Litwhiler.

December 10, 1950
December 11, 1950
December 13, 1950

The Boston Red Sox purchased Mike Guerra from the Philadelphia Athletics for $25,000.

The Cleveland Indians purchased Birdie Tebbetts from the Boston Red Sox.

December 21, 1950

Hollywood (PCL) purchased Don Carlsen from the Chicago Cubs.

December 28, 1950
1951

The Boston Red Sox signed Joe Albanese as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Joe Altobelli as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Jim Archer as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Tony Bartirome as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Zeke Bella as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Bill Bell as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Joe Black as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Tom Brewer as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Dick Brodowski as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Joe Caffie as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Phil Clark as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Jim Coates as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Rocky Colavito as an amateur free agent.

The New York Giants signed Jim Constable as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Bud Daley as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Brandy Davis as an amateur free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Bobby Durnbaugh as an amateur free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Bill Froats as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Jim Gilliam as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Braves signed Johnny Goryl as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Bill Harris as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Woodie Held as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Larry Jackson as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Russ Kemmerer as an amateur free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Chick King as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Al Lary as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Ted Lepcio as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Jerry Lumpe as an amateur free agent.

The Washington Senators signed Lyle Luttrell as an amateur free agent.

The Philadelphia Athletics signed Eric MacKenzie as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Braves signed Bobby Malkmus as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Braves signed Georges Maranda as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Lloyd Merritt as an amateur free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Jack Meyer as an amateur free agent.

The Washington Senators signed Ernie Oravetz as an amateur free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Jim Owens as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Ed Palmquist as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Johnny Podres as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Jay Porter as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Braves signed Curt Roberts as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Hector Rodriguez as an amateur free agent.

The Washington Senators signed Raul Sanchez as an amateur free agent.

The New York Giants signed Bob Schmidt as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Al Schroll as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Kal Segrist as an amateur free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Ray Semproch as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Wally Shannon as an amateur free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Ron Shoop as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Norm Siebern as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Bob Skinner as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Bob Smith as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Karl Spooner as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Gene Stephens as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Dick Stuart as an amateur free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Jim Stump as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed George Susce as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Dick Tettelbach as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Valmy Thomas as an amateur free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Bill Tuttle as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Lee Walls as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Jim Waugh as an amateur free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Maury Wills as an amateur free agent.

The New York Giants signed Dom Zanni as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians obtained Dick Aylward from Dallas (Texas) as part of a minor league working agreement.

The New York Yankees obtained Mike Baxes from San Francisco (PCL) as part of a minor league working agreement.

The Pittsburgh Pirates obtained Don Carlsen from Hollywood (PCL) as part of a minor league working agreement.

The Philadelphia Phillies obtained Eddie Pellagrini from Baltimore (International) as part of a minor league working agreement.

The Washington Senators returned Tommy Giordano to Augusta (South Atlantic) after expiration of minor league working agreement.

The St. Louis Browns returned Eddie Pellagrini to Baltimore (International) after expiration of minor league working agreement.

Augusta (South Atlantic) purchased Bobo Holloman from the Chicago Cubs.

The New York Yankees purchased Jerry Lynch from Greenville (Cotton States).

The New York Yankees purchased Vic Power from Drummondville (Provincial).

The Cincinnati Reds released Joe Trimble.

Bob Alexander sent from the Boston Red Sox to the Brooklyn Dodgers in an unknown transaction.

Ferrell Anderson sent from the Brooklyn Dodgers to the Philadelphia Phillies in an unknown transaction.

Hal Erickson sent from Quebec (Canadian-American) to the Cleveland Indians in an unknown transaction.

Bob Greenwood sent from Phoenix (Arizona-Texas) to the Philadelphia Phillies in an unknown transaction.

Roy Hawes sent from Vincennes (Mississippi-Ohio Valley) to the Washington Senators in an unknown transaction.

Eddie Kasko sent from Suffolk (Virginia) to the Philadelphia Phillies in an unknown transaction.

Jim King sent from Vernon (Longhorn) to the St. Louis Cardinals in an unknown transaction.

Mike Krsnich sent from the Philadelphia Phillies to Paris (Mississippi-Ohio Valley) in an unknown transaction.

George O'Donnell sent from the St. Louis Browns to the Pittsburgh Pirates in an unknown transaction.

John Pyecha sent from Elkin (Blue Ridge) to the Chicago Cubs in an unknown transaction.

Ed Sadowski sent from Radford (Blue Ridge) to the Boston Red Sox in an unknown transaction.

Barney Schultz sent from Macon (South Atlantic) to the Chicago Cubs in an unknown transaction.

Don Taussig sent from the New York Yankees to the New York Giants in an unknown transaction.

Dixie Upright sent from the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Chicago White Sox in an unknown transaction.

Hal Woodeshick sent from the Philadelphia Phillies to Duluth (Northern) in an unknown transaction.

The St. Louis Browns returned Karl Drews to Baltimore (International) after expiration of minor league working agreement.

The Brooklyn Dodgers returned Herb Gorman to Hollywood (PCL) after expiration of minor league working agreement.

The Brooklyn Dodgers returned Johnny Lindell to Hollywood (PCL) after expiration of minor league working agreement.

The Brooklyn Dodgers returned Mike Sandlock to Hollywood (PCL) after expiration of minor league working agreement.

The New York Yankees released Tex Hoyle.

The Philadelphia Athletics signed Tex Hoyle as a free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies obtained Karl Drews from Baltimore (International) as part of a minor league working agreement.

The Pittsburgh Pirates obtained Herb Gorman from Hollywood (PCL) as part of a minor league working agreement.

The Pittsburgh Pirates obtained Johnny Lindell from Hollywood (PCL) as part of a minor league working agreement.

The Pittsburgh Pirates obtained Mike Sandlock from Hollywood (PCL) as part of a minor league working agreement.

January 20, 1951

The St. Louis Browns signed Johnny Berardino as a free agent.

Seattle (PCL) traded Wayne McLeland to the Detroit Tigers for Marv Grissom and Sam Vico.

January 24, 1951

Sacramento (PCL) purchased Al Benton from the Cleveland Indians.

February 5, 1951

The Boston Red Sox selected Al Evans off waivers from the Washington Senators.

February 6, 1951

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Chico Fernandez as an amateur free agent.

March, 1951

The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased Felipe Montemayor from Mexicali (Sunset) for $20,000.

March 7, 1951
March 9, 1951

The Chicago Cubs signed Solly Drake as an amateur free agent.

March 19, 1951
March 20, 1951

Shreveport (Texas) purchased Grant Dunlap from the Cleveland Indians. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

March 26, 1951

The Boston Braves signed Ray Mueller as a free agent.

Babe Martin sent from the Detroit Tigers to the St. Louis Browns in an unknown transaction.

March 30, 1951
April 1, 1951
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