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1963 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 1, 1962

The Houston Colt .45's signed Joe Morgan as an amateur free agent.

November 2, 1962
November 5, 1962

The Minnesota Twins signed Rudy May as an amateur free agent.

November 19, 1962
November 20, 1962
November 21, 1962
November 24, 1962

The Cincinnati Reds traded Rogelio Alvarez to the Washington Senators for Harry Bright. Rogelio Alvarez returned to original team on April 20, 1963.

November 26, 1962

The Houston Colt .45's drafted Ellis Burton from the Milwaukee Braves in the 1962 rule 5 draft.

The Washington Senators drafted Jim Duckworth from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1962 rule 5 draft.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Bob Heffner from the Boston Red Sox in the 1962 rule 5 draft.

The New York Yankees drafted Bill Kunkel from the Milwaukee Braves in the 1962 rule 5 draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Bob Lipski from the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1962 rule 5 draft.

The Los Angeles Angels drafted Gordie Richardson from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1962 rule 5 draft.

The New York Mets drafted Don Rowe from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1962 rule 5 draft.

The Los Angeles Angels drafted Bob Sadowski from the Chicago White Sox in the 1962 rule 5 draft.

The New York Mets drafted Ted Schreiber from the Boston Red Sox in the 1962 rule 5 draft.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Al Worthington from the Chicago White Sox in the 1962 rule 5 draft.

The Washington Senators drafted Brant Alyea from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1962 first-year draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Glenn Beckert from the Boston Red Sox in the 1962 first-year draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Rich Beck from the New York Yankees in the 1962 first-year draft.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Paul Blair from the New York Mets in the 1962 first-year draft.

The Milwaukee Braves drafted Jim Britton from the Baltimore Orioles in the 1962 first-year draft.

The Houston Colt .45's drafted Conrad Cardinal from the Detroit Tigers in the 1962 first-year draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Dick Colpaert from the Baltimore Orioles in the 1962 first-year draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Casey Cox from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1962 first-year draft.

The New York Mets drafted Steve Dillon from the New York Yankees in the 1962 first-year draft.

The Kansas City Athletics drafted Jim Driscoll from the Milwaukee Braves in the 1962 first-year draft.

The Houston Colt .45's drafted Hal Haydel from the Milwaukee Braves in the 1962 first-year draft.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Tommy Matchick from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1962 first-year draft.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Dave May from the San Francisco Giants in the 1962 first-year draft.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Curt Motton from the Chicago Cubs in the 1962 first-year draft.

The Washington Senators drafted Lou Piniella from the Cleveland Indians in the 1962 first-year draft.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Rich Reese from the Detroit Tigers in the 1962 first-year draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Jim Shellenback from the New York Yankees in the 1962 first-year draft.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Tom Tischinski from the Kansas City Athletics in the 1962 first-year draft.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Don Wallace from the Baltimore Orioles in the 1962 first-year draft.

The Houston Colt .45's drafted Jim Wynn from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1962 first-year draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Joe Foy from the Minnesota Twins in the 1962 minor league draft.

The Kansas City Athletics drafted Vern Handrahan from the Milwaukee Braves in the 1962 minor league draft.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Dennis Higgins from the Chicago White Sox in the 1962 minor league draft.

The Milwaukee Braves drafted Don Taussig from the Houston Colt .45's in the 1962 minor league draft.

The Los Angeles Angels traded a player to be named later and $35,000 to the Kansas City Athletics for Dan Osinski. The Los Angeles Angels sent Ted Bowsfield (November 26, 1962) to the Kansas City Athletics to complete the trade.

The Boston Red Sox traded Pete Runnels to the Houston Colt .45's for Roman Mejias.

The Baltimore Orioles traded Whitey Herzog and Gus Triandos to the Detroit Tigers for Dick Brown.

The Los Angeles Dodgers traded Stan Williams to the New York Yankees for Bill Skowron.

November 27, 1962

The Houston Colt .45's drafted Gordon Jones from the Kansas City Athletics in the 1962 minor league draft.

The New York Mets purchased Wynn Hawkins from the Cleveland Indians.

The Cleveland Indians traded a player to be named later, Don Dillard and Frank Funk to the Milwaukee Braves for Joe Adcock and Jack Curtis. The Cleveland Indians sent Ty Cline (March 18, 1963) to the Milwaukee Braves to complete the trade.

The Cleveland Indians traded Bubba Phillips to the Detroit Tigers for Ron Nischwitz and Gordon Seyfried.

The Cincinnati Reds traded Cookie Rojas to the Philadelphia Phillies for Jim Owens.

November 28, 1962
November 30, 1962
December 2, 1962

The Los Angeles Angels signed Winston Llenas as a free agent.

December 3, 1962
December 5, 1962
December 7, 1962
December 10, 1962
December 11, 1962

The Los Angeles Angels traded Earl Averill to the Philadelphia Phillies for Jacke Davis.

The Boston Red Sox traded a player to be named later, Pumpsie Green and Tracy Stallard to the New York Mets for Felix Mantilla. The Boston Red Sox sent Al Moran (January 14, 1963) to the New York Mets to complete the trade.

December 15, 1962
December 20, 1962

The New York Mets purchased Joe Hicks from the Washington Senators.

1963

The Milwaukee Braves sent Lou Klimchock to the Washington Senators as part of a conditional deal.

The Los Angeles Angels signed Art Fowler as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Cesar Gutierrez as a free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Sam Jones as a free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Red Schoendienst as a free agent.

The Houston Colt .45's signed Dave Adlesh as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Dave Bakenhaster as an amateur free agent.

The Milwaukee Braves signed Lee Bales as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Ed Barnowski as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Angels signed Del Bates as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Bill Bethea as an amateur free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Ossie Blanco as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed John Boccabella as an amateur free agent.

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

The Minnesota Twins signed Dave Boswell as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Angel Bravo as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Nelson Briles as an amateur free agent.

The Washington Senators signed Tom Brown as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Wally Bunker as an amateur free agent.

The Washington Senators signed Frank Coggins as an amateur free agent.

The Houston Colt .45's signed Danny Coombs as an amateur free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Pete Craig as an amateur free agent.

The Houston Colt .45's signed Jay Dahl as an amateur free agent.

The Houston Colt .45's signed Brock Davis as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Paul Dicken as an amateur free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Jack DiLauro as an amateur free agent.

The Minnesota Twins signed John Donaldson as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Athletics signed Dave Duncan as an amateur free agent.

The New York Mets signed Bill Edgerton as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Jim Ellis as an amateur free agent.

The New York Mets signed Mike Fiore as an amateur free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Fritz Fisher as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Roy Foster as an amateur free agent.

The Washington Senators signed Jim French as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Vern Fuller as an amateur free agent.

The Minnesota Twins signed Rob Gardner as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed John Gelnar as an amateur free agent.

The Houston Colt .45's signed Chuck Harrison as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Jerry Hinsley as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Gomer Hodge as an amateur free agent.

The Houston Colt .45's signed John Hoffman as an amateur free agent.

The Houston Colt .45's signed Larry Howard as an amateur free agent.

The Houston Colt .45's signed Sonny Jackson as an amateur free agent.

The New York Mets signed Jerry Johnson as an amateur free agent.

The New York Mets signed Cleon Jones as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Mike Jurewicz as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Tom Kelley as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Dave Leonhard as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Athletics signed Paul Lindblad as an amateur free agent.

The New York Mets signed Ron Locke as an amateur free agent.

The Minnesota Twins signed Charlie Manuel as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Angels signed Dave Marshall as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed John Matias as an amateur free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Billy McCool as an amateur free agent.

The Houston Colt .45's signed Leon McFadden as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Rich Morales as an amateur free agent.

The Houston Colt .45's signed Ivan Murrell as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Roger Nelson as an amateur free agent.

The Washington Senators signed Dick Nold as an amateur free agent.

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

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

The Houston Colt .45's signed John Paciorek as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Wes Parker as an amateur free agent.

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

The New York Yankees signed Fritz Peterson as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Jim Ray as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Athletics signed Tommie Reynolds as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Dale Roberts as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Billy Rohr as an amateur free agent.

The New York Mets signed Dick Rusteck as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Don Secrist as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Rich Severson as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Sterling Slaughter as an amateur free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Joe Sparma as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Ed Spiezio as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed George Spriggs as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Ron Stone as an amateur free agent.

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

The Cincinnati Reds signed Stan Swanson as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Bobby Tolan as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Jeff Torborg as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Luke Walker as an amateur free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Dave Watkins as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Athletics signed Ramon Webster as an amateur free agent.

The Houston Colt .45's signed Walt Williams as an amateur free agent.

The Houston Colt .45's signed Larry Yellen as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Bart Zeller as an amateur free agent.

The Washington Senators obtained Steve Ridzik from the Milwaukee Braves as part of a minor league working agreement.

The San Francisco Giants released Coco Laboy.

The Los Angeles Angels released Chuck Tanner.

Duke Carmel sent from the Cleveland Indians to the St. Louis Cardinals in an unknown transaction.

Ron Clark sent from the Los Angeles Angels to the Minnesota Twins in an unknown transaction.

Mike Cuellar sent from the Cincinnati Reds to the Cleveland Indians in an unknown transaction.

Chico Fernandez sent from the Milwaukee Braves to the Detroit Tigers in an unknown transaction.

Ramon Lopez sent from the Cleveland Indians to Monterrey (Mexican) in an unknown transaction.

Jim Mahoney sent from the Cleveland Indians to the Houston Colt .45's in an unknown transaction.

Chico Salmon sent from the Detroit Tigers to the Milwaukee Braves in an unknown transaction.

Gene Stephens sent from the Kansas City Athletics to the Chicago White Sox in an unknown transaction.

The Cleveland Indians released Hank Izquierdo.

The Minnesota Twins signed Hank Izquierdo as a free agent.

January 14, 1963
January 19, 1963

The Baltimore Orioles sent Tom Baker to the Washington Senators as part of a conditional deal.

January 21, 1963
January 24, 1963
February, 1963
February 4, 1963

The Kansas City Athletics signed Roberto Rodriguez as an amateur free agent.

February 7, 1963

The Kansas City Athletics signed Marcel Lachemann as an amateur free agent.

February 14, 1963
February 27, 1963
March, 1963

The Cincinnati Reds returned Bob Heffner (earlier draft pick) to the Boston Red Sox. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

The Cleveland Indians signed Ruben Gomez as a free agent. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

March 8, 1963
March 14, 1963
March 18, 1963

The Washington Senators purchased Ron Kline from the Detroit Tigers.

March 21, 1963
March 23, 1963

The St. Louis Cardinals returned Don Wallace (earlier draft pick) to the Baltimore Orioles.

The New York Mets purchased Carl Willey from the Milwaukee Braves.

The Detroit Tigers traded Bobo Osborne to the Washington Senators for Wayne Comer.

March 25, 1963
March 26, 1963

The Washington Senators returned Tom Baker to the Baltimore Orioles as part of a conditional deal.

March 28, 1963
March 29, 1963
March 31, 1963

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Dick Thoenen as an amateur free agent.

April, 1963

The San Francisco Giants returned Dennis Higgins (earlier draft pick) to the Chicago White Sox.

The Boston Red Sox purchased Bobby Smith from the St. Louis Cardinals.

April 1, 1963 Standings

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Billy Klaus as a free agent.

The New York Mets purchased Duke Snider from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

April 2, 1963 Standings
April 4, 1963 Standings
April 5, 1963 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds purchased Deron Johnson from the Kansas City Athletics.

The Washington Senators purchased Dick Phillips from the San Francisco Giants.

The Los Angeles Angels traded Bob Botz to the St. Louis Cardinals for a player to be named later. The St. Louis Cardinals sent Bob Duliba (April 8, 1963) to the Los Angeles Angels to complete the trade.

April 8, 1963 Standings

The Minnesota Twins purchased Bill Dailey from the Cleveland Indians.

The Detroit Tigers selected Denny McLain off waivers from the Chicago White Sox as first-year waiver pick.

April 11, 1963 Standings

The San Francisco Giants selected Jim Constable off waivers from the Milwaukee Braves.

April 19, 1963 Standings

The Milwaukee Braves signed Hal Breeden as an amateur free agent.

April 20, 1963 Standings

The Washington Senators traded to the Cincinnati Reds for unknown compensation. Rogelio Alvarez returned to original team on April 20, 1963.

April 21, 1963 Standings
April 29, 1963 Standings

The Baltimore Orioles selected Curt Blefary off waivers from the New York Yankees as first-year waiver pick.

May, 1963 Standings

Jacke Davis sent from the San Francisco Giants to the New York Mets in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

The Washington Senators released Fred Green.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Fred Green as a free agent.

May 2, 1963 Standings
May 4, 1963 Standings
May 5, 1963 Standings
May 6, 1963 Standings

The Washington Senators returned Lou Klimchock to the Milwaukee Braves as part of a conditional deal.

May 8, 1963 Standings
May 9, 1963 Standings

The New York Yankees signed George Culver as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles released Pete Burnside.

The Chicago White Sox released Sammy Esposito.

May 14, 1963 Standings
May 15, 1963 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds signed Daryl Spencer as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles selected Bobby Darwin off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels as first-year waiver pick.

May 16, 1963 Standings
May 21, 1963 Standings
May 23, 1963 Standings
May 24, 1963 Standings

The Washington Senators signed Pete Burnside as a free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies released Billy Klaus.

May 25, 1963 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Danny Breeden as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians traded Doc Edwards and $100,000 to the Kansas City Athletics for Joe Azcue and Dick Howser.

May 26, 1963 Standings

The Kansas City Athletics signed Sammy Esposito as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds released Hank Foiles.

The Los Angeles Angels signed Hank Foiles as a free agent.

May 27, 1963 Standings

The Chicago Cubs purchased Tom Baker from the Baltimore Orioles.

The Chicago Cubs purchased Ellis Burton from the Cleveland Indians.

May 28, 1963 Standings

The New York Mets signed Dick Selma as an amateur free agent.

May 30, 1963 Standings

The New York Mets signed John Stephenson as an amateur free agent.

May 31, 1963 Standings

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Dave Bennett as an amateur free agent.

The Washington Senators selected Casey Cox off waivers from the Cleveland Indians as first-year waiver pick.

June, 1963 Standings

Bill Edgerton sent from the New York Mets to the Kansas City Athletics in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

Chico Fernandez sent from the Detroit Tigers to the Chicago White Sox in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

June 2, 1963 Standings
June 4, 1963 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Don Young as an amateur free agent.

June 7, 1963 Standings

The New York Mets signed Bud Harrelson as an amateur free agent.

June 9, 1963 Standings

The Boston Red Sox released Ike Delock.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Ike Delock as a free agent.

June 10, 1963 Standings

The Chicago Cubs signed Len Church as an amateur free agent.

June 11, 1963 Standings

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Dave Roberts as an amateur free agent.

June 12, 1963 Standings

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Darrell Sutherland as an amateur free agent.

June 13, 1963 Standings

The Kansas City Athletics signed Jim Nash as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals released Elrod Hendricks.

June 14, 1963 Standings
June 15, 1963 Standings

The Milwaukee Braves signed Woody Woodward as an amateur free agent.

The Milwaukee Braves traded Lew Burdette to the St. Louis Cardinals for Gene Oliver and Bob Sadowski.

The Detroit Tigers traded Paul Foytack and Frank Kostro to the Los Angeles Angels for George Thomas and cash.

June 16, 1963 Standings

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

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Rick Wise as an amateur free agent.

June 18, 1963 Standings

The Minnesota Twins signed Vic Wertz as a free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Archie Moore as an amateur free agent.

June 19, 1963 Standings
June 20, 1963 Standings

The Milwaukee Braves traded Howie Bedell to the St. Louis Cardinals for Bobby Tiefenauer. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

June 21, 1963 Standings

The Cleveland Indians signed Early Wynn as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Braves signed Mike Lum as an amateur free agent.

The Minnesota Twins signed Reggie Smith as an amateur free agent.

June 24, 1963 Standings
June 28, 1963 Standings

The Los Angeles Angels signed Vic LaRose as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox purchased Jim Lemon from the Philadelphia Phillies.

June 30, 1963 Standings

The Los Angeles Angels signed Jay Johnstone as an amateur free agent.

July 1, 1963 Standings
July 9, 1963 Standings
July 14, 1963 Standings
July 19, 1963 Standings
July 22, 1963 Standings
July 23, 1963 Standings
July 24, 1963 Standings

The Los Angeles Angels released Bob Turley.

The Boston Red Sox signed Bob Turley as a free agent.

July 27, 1963 Standings

The New York Mets released Jim Piersall.

The Los Angeles Angels signed Jim Piersall as a free agent.

July 29, 1963 Standings

The New York Mets traded Jacke Davis and cash to the St. Louis Cardinals for Duke Carmel.

July 30, 1963 Standings
July 31, 1963 Standings

The Detroit Tigers released Joe Grzenda.

August 1, 1963 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates sent Bob Lee to the Los Angeles Angels as part of a conditional deal.

The Cincinnati Reds traded Sammy Taylor to the Cleveland Indians for Gene Green.

August 2, 1963 Standings

The New York Yankees released Dale Long.

August 5, 1963 Standings
August 8, 1963 Standings
August 10, 1963 Standings
August 14, 1963 Standings

The Boston Red Sox signed Jim Lonborg as an amateur free agent.

August 16, 1963 Standings

The Baltimore Orioles signed Jim Palmer as an amateur free agent.

August 23, 1963 Standings

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

August 24, 1963 Standings
September, 1963 Standings
September 2, 1963 Standings

The Houston Colt .45's signed Steve Hertz as an amateur free agent.

September 5, 1963 Standings

The New York Mets signed Ron Swoboda as an amateur free agent.

September 6, 1963 Standings

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

September 8, 1963 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Dave Dowling as an amateur free agent.

September 12, 1963 Standings
September 13, 1963 Standings

The San Francisco Giants signed Jose Morales as an amateur free agent.

September 17, 1963 Standings
September 20, 1963 Standings
September 27, 1963 Standings
September 30, 1963 Standings
October, 1963 Standings

The Boston Red Sox signed Bill Schlesinger as an amateur free agent.

The Milwaukee Braves traded Chico Salmon to the Cleveland Indians for a player to be named later. The Cleveland Indians sent Mike de la Hoz (April 1, 1964) to the Milwaukee Braves to complete the trade.

George Williams sent from the Houston Colt .45's to the St. Louis Cardinals in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

October 1, 1963 Standings
October 2, 1963 Standings
October 4, 1963 Standings
October 7, 1963 Standings
October 8, 1963 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Steve Carlton as an amateur free agent.

October 9, 1963 Standings
October 10, 1963 Standings

The New York Mets drafted Jack Fisher from the San Francisco Giants in a 1963 special draft.

The Houston Colt .45's drafted Claude Raymond from the Milwaukee Braves in a 1963 special draft.

October 11, 1963 Standings
October 14, 1963 Standings
October 15, 1963 Standings
October 18, 1963
October 29, 1963
November 4, 1963
November 18, 1963
November 26, 1963
November 27, 1963
November 30, 1963

The Cincinnati Reds signed Hal Smith as a free agent.

The Washington Senators purchased Marshall Bridges from the New York Yankees.

December 2, 1963

The Minnesota Twins drafted Bill Fischer from the Kansas City Athletics in the 1963 rule 5 draft.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Lou Jackson from the Milwaukee Braves in the 1963 rule 5 draft.

The Los Angeles Angels drafted Bill Kelso from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1963 rule 5 draft.

The Los Angeles Angels drafted Bobby Knoop from the Milwaukee Braves in the 1963 rule 5 draft.

The Washington Senators drafted Howie Koplitz from the Detroit Tigers in the 1963 rule 5 draft.

The Houston Colt .45's drafted Jim Owens from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1963 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Wayne Schurr from the San Francisco Giants in the 1963 rule 5 draft.

The Milwaukee Braves drafted Jack Smith from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1963 rule 5 draft.

The Kansas City Athletics drafted George Williams from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1963 rule 5 draft.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Bill Bethea from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1963 first-year draft.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Dick Bosman from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1963 first-year draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Danny Breeden from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1963 first-year draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Byron Browne from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1963 first-year draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted George Culver from the New York Yankees in the 1963 first-year draft.

The Kansas City Athletics drafted John Donaldson from the Minnesota Twins in the 1963 first-year draft.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Mike Fiore from the New York Mets in the 1963 first-year draft.

The New York Mets drafted Rob Gardner from the Minnesota Twins in the 1963 first-year draft.

The New York Mets drafted Jerry Hinsley from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1963 first-year draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Rudy May from the Minnesota Twins in the 1963 first-year draft.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Jim Ollom from the New York Yankees in the 1963 first-year draft.

The Houston Colt .45's drafted Jim Ray from the Baltimore Orioles in the 1963 first-year draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Billy Rohr from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1963 first-year draft.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Don Secrist from the Baltimore Orioles in the 1963 first-year draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Reggie Smith from the Minnesota Twins in the 1963 first-year draft.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Bobby Tolan from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1963 first-year draft.

The Los Angeles Angels drafted Charlie Vinson from the New York Yankees in the 1963 first-year draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Luke Walker from the Boston Red Sox in the 1963 first-year draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Dave Watkins from the Detroit Tigers in the 1963 first-year draft.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Bud Bloomfield from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1963 minor league draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Steve Jones from the Minnesota Twins in the 1963 minor league draft.

The Kansas City Athletics drafted Rick Joseph from the San Francisco Giants in the 1963 minor league draft.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Gordon MacKenzie from the Kansas City Athletics in the 1963 minor league draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Leroy Reams from the New York Yankees in the 1963 minor league draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Vic Roznovsky from the San Francisco Giants in the 1963 minor league draft.

The New York Yankees signed Charlie Vinson as an amateur free agent.

The New York Mets purchased Hawk Taylor from the Milwaukee Braves.

The San Francisco Giants released Billy Pierce.

The Cleveland Indians traded a player to be named later and Barry Latman to the Los Angeles Angels for Leon Wagner. The Cleveland Indians sent Joe Adcock (December 6, 1963) to the Los Angeles Angels to complete the trade.

December 3, 1963

The New York Yankees drafted Don Wallace from the Baltimore Orioles in the 1963 minor league draft.

The Milwaukee Braves traded Del Crandall, Bob Hendley and Bob Shaw to the San Francisco Giants for a player to be named later, Felipe Alou, Ed Bailey and Billy Hoeft. The San Francisco Giants sent Ernie Bowman (January 8, 1964) to the Milwaukee Braves to complete the trade.

December 4, 1963

The Baltimore Orioles traded Al Smith and $25,000 to the Cleveland Indians for Willie Kirkland.

December 5, 1963
December 6, 1963
December 10, 1963
December 13, 1963
December 14, 1963

The Cleveland Indians sent Bob Allen to the Pittsburgh Pirates as part of a conditional deal.

The Cincinnati Reds purchased Steve Boros from the Chicago Cubs.

The Baltimore Orioles traded Richard Yencha (minors) and cash to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Harvey Haddix.

December 15, 1963
December 16, 1963
December 19, 1963
1964

The Cincinnati Reds signed Mike Fornieles as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Sam Jones as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Chet Nichols as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Angels signed Luis Peraza as a free agent.

The Kansas City Athletics signed Freddie Velazquez as a free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Frank Baker as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Athletics signed Dick Bates as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Fred Beene as an amateur free agent.

The New York Mets signed Jim Bethke as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Gil Blanco as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Greg Bollo as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Athletics signed Don Buschhorn as an amateur free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Dave Campbell as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Sal Campisi as an amateur free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Nestor Chavez as an amateur free agent.

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

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Nate Colbert as an amateur free agent.

The New York Mets signed Kevin Collins as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Chip Coulter as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Willie Crawford as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Tim Cullen as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Bill Davis as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Mike Davison as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Tommy Dean as an amateur free agent.

The Houston Colt .45's signed Larry Dierker as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Angels signed Tom Egan as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Mike Epstein as an amateur free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Bobby Etheridge as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Bobby Floyd as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Ralph Gagliano as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Chuck Goggin as an amateur free agent.

The Milwaukee Braves signed Skip Guinn as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Angels signed Bill Harrelson as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Athletics signed Tom Harrison as an amateur free agent.

The Washington Senators signed Bill Haywood as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Mike Hedlund as an amateur free agent.

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

The Houston Colt .45's signed Jose Herrera as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Gary Holman as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Steve Huntz as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Johnny Jeter as an amateur free agent.

The New York Mets signed Bob Johnson as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Duane Josephson as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Mike Kekich as an amateur free agent.

The Milwaukee Braves signed Van Kelly as an amateur free agent.

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

The Detroit Tigers signed Mike Kilkenny as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Ron Klimkowski as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Athletics signed Rene Lachemann as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed John Lamb as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Ron Law as an amateur free agent.

The Minnesota Twins signed Pete Magrini as an amateur free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Clyde Mashore as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Bill Melton as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Athletics signed Felix Millan as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Angels signed Norm Miller as an amateur free agent.

The Minnesota Twins signed Danny Morris as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Ross Moschitto as an amateur free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Masanori Murakami as an amateur free agent.

The New York Mets signed Danny Napoleon as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Angels signed Cotton Nash as an amateur free agent.

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

The Detroit Tigers signed Ray Newman as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Syd O'Brien as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Angels signed Dennis Paepke as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Daryl Patterson as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Angels signed Marty Perez as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Athletics signed Tony Pierce as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Gaylen Pitts as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed John Purdin as an amateur free agent.

The Houston Colt .45's signed Gene Ratliff as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Fred Rico as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Jim Rittwage as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Athletics signed Ellie Rodriguez as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Sonny Ruberto as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Angels signed Jorge Rubio as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Athletics signed John Sanders as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Richie Scheinblum as an amateur free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Bob Schroder as an amateur free agent.

The Minnesota Twins signed John Sevcik as an amateur free agent.

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

The Washington Senators signed Dick Smith as an amateur free agent.

The Milwaukee Braves signed Bill Southworth as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Jim Strickland as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Bill Sudakis as an amateur free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Bruce Von Hoff as an amateur free agent.

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

The Baltimore Orioles signed Mike Wegener as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Jack Whillock as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Jimy Williams as an amateur free agent.

The Houston Colt .45's signed Don Wilson as an amateur free agent.

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

The New York Mets signed Al Yates as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox released Bobby Smith.

The Chicago Cubs traded Dick LeMay to the St. Louis Cardinals for Lee Gregory.

The Chicago Cubs traded Morrie Steevens to the Philadelphia Phillies for Robert Baillargeon (minors).

Bobby Del Greco sent from the Kansas City Athletics to the Milwaukee Braves in an unknown transaction.

Ruben Gomez sent from the Cleveland Indians to Monterrey (Mexican) in an unknown transaction.

Minnie Rojas sent from the San Francisco Giants to Jalisco (Mexican) in an unknown transaction.

Santiago Rosario sent from the St. Louis Cardinals to the Kansas City Athletics in an unknown transaction.

Jacksonville (International) obtained Mike Cuellar from the Cleveland Indians as part of a minor league working agreement.

Jacksonville (International) returned Mike Cuellar to the St. Louis Cardinals after expiration of minor league working agreement.

January 14, 1964

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Dock Ellis as an amateur free agent.

January 20, 1964
January 28, 1964
February 4, 1964

The Boston Red Sox signed Carmen Fanzone as an amateur free agent.

February 17, 1964
February 25, 1964
February 27, 1964

The Kansas City Athletics signed Joe Grzenda as a free agent.

March 3, 1964

The Milwaukee Braves signed Cecil Upshaw as an amateur free agent.

March 12, 1964

The Chicago Cubs signed Ron Theobald as an amateur free agent.

March 18, 1964

The Chicago White Sox purchased Don Mossi from the Detroit Tigers.

March 22, 1964

The Milwaukee Braves signed Cito Gaston as an amateur free agent.

March 27, 1964

The Los Angeles Angels returned Leo Marentette to the Detroit Tigers following previous purchase.

March 29, 1964
March 31, 1964

The New York Mets purchased Mike Joyce from the Chicago White Sox.

The Baltimore Orioles traded Buster Narum to the Washington Senators for a player to be named later. The Washington Senators sent Lou Piniella (August 4, 1964) to the Baltimore Orioles to complete the trade.

April, 1964

The Pittsburgh Pirates returned Bob Allen to the Cleveland Indians as part of a conditional deal.

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