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November 4, 1963
November 18, 1963
November 26, 1963
November 27, 1963
November 30, 1963

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

The Cincinnati Reds signed Hal Smith as a free agent.

December 2, 1963

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

The Minnesota Twins drafted Bud Bloomfield from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1963 minor league 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 Minnesota Twins drafted Bill Fischer from the Kansas City Athletics in the 1963 rule 5 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 Baltimore Orioles drafted Lou Jackson from the Milwaukee Braves in the 1963 rule 5 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 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 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.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Gordon MacKenzie from the Kansas City Athletics in the 1963 minor league 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 Owens from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1963 rule 5 draft.

The San Francisco Giants released Billy Pierce.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

December 3, 1963

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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 Cincinnati Reds signed Mike Fornieles as a 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.

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

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

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 Baltimore Orioles signed Sam Jones as a 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 Cincinnati Reds signed Chet Nichols as a 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 Luis Peraza as a 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.

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.

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 Boston Red Sox released Bobby Smith.

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

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

Morrie Steevens sent from the Chicago Cubs to the Philadelphia Phillies in an unknown transaction.

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 Kansas City Athletics signed Freddie Velazquez as a 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.

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.

April 1, 1964 Standings

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

April 3, 1964 Standings

The Chicago Cubs released Ken Aspromonte.

The Chicago Cubs purchased John Flavin from the Cincinnati Reds.

April 6, 1964 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates selected Dave Roberts off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies.

The New York Mets selected Darrell Sutherland off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies as first-year waiver pick.

April 7, 1964 Standings
April 8, 1964 Standings

The Chicago White Sox signed Minnie Minoso as a free agent.

April 9, 1964 Standings
April 10, 1964 Standings

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

April 11, 1964 Standings

The Washington Senators selected Pete Craig off waivers from the Detroit Tigers as first-year waiver pick.

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

April 13, 1964 Standings

The San Francisco Giants signed Billy Pierce as a free agent.

The Chicago Cubs selected Don Young off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals as first-year waiver pick.

April 14, 1964 Standings
April 21, 1964 Standings
April 22, 1964 Standings

The Cleveland Indians signed Gene Conley as a free agent.

April 23, 1964 Standings

The New York Mets traded Bobby Catton (minors), Chico Fernandez and cash to the Chicago White Sox for Charley Smith.

April 28, 1964 Standings
May 8, 1964 Standings

The New York Mets traded a player to be named later and Jay Hook to the Milwaukee Braves for Roy McMillan. The New York Mets sent Adrian Garrett (June 17, 1964) to the Milwaukee Braves to complete the trade.

May 9, 1964 Standings

The Washington Senators purchased Alan Koch from the Detroit Tigers.

May 10, 1964 Standings

The Kansas City Athletics released Tom Sturdivant.

The New York Mets signed Tom Sturdivant as a free agent.

May 12, 1964 Standings
May 13, 1964 Standings
May 15, 1964 Standings
May 16, 1964 Standings
May 18, 1964 Standings
May 19, 1964 Standings
May 20, 1964 Standings

Jose Arcia sent from the Cleveland Indians to the St. Louis Cardinals in an unknown transaction.

The Houston Colt .45's purchased Don Larsen from the San Francisco Giants.

May 25, 1964 Standings
May 26, 1964 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals selected Walt Williams off waivers from the Houston Colt .45's.

May 28, 1964 Standings

The Chicago Cubs signed Chuck Hartenstein as an amateur free agent.

May 29, 1964 Standings

The Kansas City Athletics released Gino Cimoli.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Gino Cimoli as a free agent.

May 30, 1964 Standings

The New York Mets released Dave Baldwin.

The New York Mets purchased Frank Lary from the Detroit Tigers.

June, 1964 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals released Howie Bedell.

The Milwaukee Braves signed Ed Herrmann as an amateur free agent.

Ed Hobaugh sent from the Washington Senators to the Chicago White Sox in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

The Boston Red Sox signed Jerry Moses as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates traded Tom Parsons to the Houston Colt .45's for Dave Gerard. Dave Gerard and Tom Parsons returned to original teams on September, 1964.

June 1, 1964 Standings

The Houston Colt .45's signed Dave Baldwin as a free agent.

The Cleveland Indians released Gene Conley.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Greg Goossen as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Athletics signed Blue Moon Odom as an amateur free agent.

June 2, 1964 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals traded Lew Burdette to the Chicago Cubs for Glen Hobbie.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Larry Loughlin as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Bobby Murcer as an amateur free agent.

June 3, 1964 Standings

The Chicago Cubs traded a player to be named later and $40,000 to the Milwaukee Braves for Len Gabrielson. The Chicago Cubs sent Merritt Ranew (June 8, 1964) to the Milwaukee Braves to complete the trade.

The Detroit Tigers released Andy Kosco.

June 4, 1964 Standings

The Chicago Cubs signed Bob Terlecki as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Angels traded Lee Thomas to the Boston Red Sox for Lou Clinton.

June 6, 1964 Standings

The Minnesota Twins signed Andy Kosco as a free agent.

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

June 8, 1964 Standings

The Kansas City Athletics signed Catfish Hunter as an amateur free agent.

June 10, 1964 Standings

The Washington Senators signed Howie Bedell as a free agent. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

The Houston Colt .45's released Tom Burgmeier.

The Kansas City Athletics signed Skip Lockwood as an amateur free agent.

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

June 11, 1964 Standings
June 12, 1964 Standings

The New York Mets signed Tug McGraw as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Angels purchased Bob Meyer from the New York Yankees.

June 13, 1964 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals traded Jim Saul (minors) and cash to the Cincinnati Reds for Bob Skinner.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Ron Allen as an amateur free agent.

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

The Kansas City Athletics signed Joe Rudi as an amateur free agent.

June 15, 1964 Standings

The Houston Colt .45's traded John Weekly and cash to the Baltimore Orioles for Joe Gaines. John Weekly returned to original team on July 3, 1964.

The Chicago Cubs traded Lou Brock, Jack Spring and Paul Toth to the St. Louis Cardinals for Ernie Broglio, Doug Clemens and Bobby Shantz.

The Cleveland Indians traded Mudcat Grant to the Minnesota Twins for George Banks and Lee Stange.

The Kansas City Athletics traded Charlie Lau to the Baltimore Orioles for Wes Stock.

Bob Lipski sent from the Philadelphia Phillies to the St. Louis Cardinals in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

The Milwaukee Braves signed Bruce Look as an amateur free agent.

June 17, 1964 Standings

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Mike Jackson as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Sparky Lyle as an amateur free agent.

June 18, 1964 Standings

Toronto (International) purchased Hal Jones from the Cleveland Indians.

June 19, 1964 Standings

The Chicago Cubs signed Don Kessinger as an amateur free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Joe Lis as an amateur free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Johnny Temple as a free agent.

June 20, 1964 Standings

The San Francisco Giants signed Ken Henderson as an amateur free agent.

The New York Mets signed Dennis Musgraves as an amateur free agent.

June 24, 1964 Standings

The Minnesota Twins signed Rod Carew as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Angels signed Rick Reichardt as an amateur free agent.

June 26, 1964 Standings
June 27, 1964 Standings
June 29, 1964 Standings
June 30, 1964 Standings
July 3, 1964 Standings

The Baltimore Orioles traded to the Houston Colt .45's for unknown compensation. John Weekly returned to original team on July 3, 1964.

July 7, 1964 Standings
July 10, 1964 Standings

The Kansas City Athletics returned George Williams (earlier draft pick) to the St. Louis Cardinals. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

July 13, 1964 Standings

The Washington Senators traded Carl Bouldin and Bill Skowron to the Chicago White Sox for a player to be named later and Joe Cunningham. The Chicago White Sox sent Frank Kreutzer (July 28, 1964) to the Washington Senators to complete the trade.

July 15, 1964 Standings

The Washington Senators signed Dave Baldwin as a free agent.

July 16, 1964 Standings
July 17, 1964 Standings
July 20, 1964 Standings
July 21, 1964 Standings
July 22, 1964 Standings

The Los Angeles Angels signed Tom Burgmeier as a free agent.

July 28, 1964 Standings
July 29, 1964 Standings
July 31, 1964 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds released Hal Smith.

August 4, 1964 Standings

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

August 5, 1964 Standings

The Cleveland Indians released Al Smith.

The Boston Red Sox signed Al Smith as a free agent.

August 7, 1964 Standings
August 8, 1964 Standings

The Milwaukee Braves traded Dennis Ribant and cash to the New York Mets for Frank Lary.

August 10, 1964 Standings

Dick Bates sent from the Kansas City Athletics to the Washington Senators in an unknown transaction.

August 11, 1964 Standings

The Cleveland Indians signed Fran Healy as an amateur free agent.

August 12, 1964 Standings
August 14, 1964 Standings

The Milwaukee Braves signed Carl Morton as an amateur free agent.

August 15, 1964 Standings
August 18, 1964 Standings
August 19, 1964 Standings
August 23, 1964 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds purchased Jimmie Coker from the Milwaukee Braves for $35,000.

August 27, 1964 Standings

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

September, 1964 Standings

The Houston Colt .45's traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates for unknown compensation. Dave Gerard and Tom Parsons returned to original teams on September, 1964.

The New York Mets purchased Tom Parsons from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

September 5, 1964 Standings

The New York Yankees traded players to be named later and $75,000 to the Cleveland Indians for Pedro Ramos. The New York Yankees sent Ralph Terry (October 21, 1964) and Bud Daley (November 27, 1964) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Larry Colton as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles purchased Lenny Green from the Los Angeles Angels.

September 6, 1964 Standings
September 9, 1964 Standings

As part of a 3-team trade: The Los Angeles Angels sent Vic Power to the Philadelphia Phillies. The Philadelphia Phillies sent cash to the Los Angeles Angels. The Philadelphia Phillies sent a player to be named later to the California Angels. The Philadelphia Phillies sent Marcelino Lopez (October 24, 1964) to the California Angels to complete the trade.

September 10, 1964 Standings

The Baltimore Orioles purchased Ken Rowe from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Mike Torrez as an amateur free agent.

September 11, 1964 Standings

The New York Yankees released Harry Bright.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Don Sutton as an amateur free agent.

September 12, 1964 Standings

The Chicago White Sox selected Smoky Burgess off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

September 16, 1964 Standings

The Detroit Tigers signed Dick Drago as an amateur free agent.

September 17, 1964 Standings

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Manny Muniz as an amateur free agent.

September 29, 1964 Standings
October, 1964 Standings
October 2, 1964 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Manny Sanguillen as an amateur free agent.

October 5, 1964 Standings

The Cleveland Indians purchased Vicente Romo from Mexico City Tigers (Mexican).

October 6, 1964 Standings
October 9, 1964 Standings
October 13, 1964 Standings

The Milwaukee Braves released Ozzie Virgil.

The Washington Senators signed Ozzie Virgil as a free agent.

October 14, 1964 Standings

The Los Angeles Dodgers released Jim Gilliam.

The Milwaukee Braves traded Ron Piche and Phil Roof to the California Angels for a player to be named later. The California Angels sent Dan Osinski (November 29, 1964) to the Milwaukee Braves to complete the trade.

The Boston Red Sox released Al Smith.

The Los Angeles Dodgers released Lee Walls.

The Boston Red Sox released Dick Williams.

October 15, 1964 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Pedro Borbon as an amateur free agent.

The California Angels purchased Bobby Locke from the Philadelphia Phillies.

The Chicago White Sox traded Rudy May to the Philadelphia Phillies for a player to be named later and Bill Heath. The Philadelphia Phillies sent Joel Gibson (minors) (November 23, 1964) to the Chicago White Sox to complete the trade.

The Washington Senators traded Ken Retzer to the Minnesota Twins for Joe McCabe.

The New York Mets released Norm Sherry.

The New York Mets traded Dick Smith to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Larry Miller.

The Washington Senators purchased Nick Willhite from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

October 19, 1964
October 20, 1964
November 6, 1964

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

November 16, 1964

The Detroit Tigers signed Billy Hoeft as a free agent.

November 20, 1964

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Tom Hutton as an amateur free agent.

November 21, 1964
November 23, 1964

The New York Mets purchased Warren Spahn from the Milwaukee Braves.

November 24, 1964
November 28, 1964

The Baltimore Orioles signed Merv Rettenmund as an amateur free agent.

November 29, 1964
November 30, 1964

The Washington Senators drafted Dick Bosman from the San Francisco Giants in the 1964 minor league draft.

The Houston Colt .45's drafted Ron Brand from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1964 rule 5 draft.

The Washington Senators purchased Doug Camilli from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The New York Yankees drafted Duke Carmel from the New York Mets in the 1964 rule 5 draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Frank Carpin from the New York Yankees in the 1964 minor league draft.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Bob Christian from the New York Yankees in the 1964 first-year draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Bobby Cox from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1964 minor league draft.

The Washington Senators drafted Tim Cullen from the Boston Red Sox in the 1964 first-year draft.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Mike Davison from the Baltimore Orioles in the 1964 first-year draft.

The Kansas City Athletics drafted Jim Dickson from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1964 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Ed Herrmann from the Milwaukee Braves in the 1964 first-year draft.

The Washington Senators drafted Gary Holman from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1964 first-year draft.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Steve Huntz from the Baltimore Orioles in the 1964 first-year draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Mike Jackson from the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1964 first-year draft.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Johnny Jeter from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1964 first-year draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Chris Krug from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1964 minor league draft.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Bruce Look from the Milwaukee Braves in the 1964 first-year draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Sparky Lyle from the Baltimore Orioles in the 1964 first-year draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Pete Magrini from the Minnesota Twins in the 1964 first-year draft.

The Milwaukee Braves drafted Felix Millan from the Kansas City Athletics in the 1964 first-year draft.

The Houston Colt .45's drafted Norm Miller from the California Angels in the 1964 first-year draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Ray Newman from the Detroit Tigers in the 1964 first-year draft.

The Kansas City Athletics drafted Syd O'Brien from the Boston Red Sox in the 1964 first-year draft.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Daryl Patterson from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1964 first-year draft.

The California Angels purchased Vic Power from the Philadelphia Phillies.

The New York Yankees drafted Ellie Rodriguez from the Kansas City Athletics in the 1964 first-year draft.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Fred Scherman from the Minnesota Twins in the 1964 first-year draft.

The Minnesota Twins signed Fred Scherman as an amateur free agent.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Ron Theobald from the Chicago Cubs in the 1964 first-year draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Ozzie Virgil from the Washington Senators in the 1964 minor league draft.

The Houston Colt .45's drafted Bruce Von Hoff from the San Francisco Giants in the 1964 first-year draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Bill Voss from the Detroit Tigers in the 1964 first-year draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Gary Waslewski from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1964 minor league draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Mike Wegener from the Baltimore Orioles in the 1964 first-year draft.

December 1, 1964
December 3, 1964
December 4, 1964

The Washington Senators traded John Kennedy, Claude Osteen and $100,000 to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named later, Frank Howard, Ken McMullen, Phil Ortega and Pete Richert. The Los Angeles Dodgers sent Dick Nen (December 15, 1964) to the Washington Senators to complete the trade.

The Minnesota Twins traded Gerry Arrigo to the Cincinnati Reds for Cesar Tovar.

December 7, 1964
December 9, 1964

The Pittsburgh Pirates traded Roberto Pena and cash to the Chicago Cubs for Andre Rodgers.

December 14, 1964
December 15, 1964
December 21, 1964
December 22, 1964
December 24, 1964

The Kansas City Athletics signed Rollie Fingers as an amateur free agent.

December 27, 1964

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Barry Lersch as an amateur free agent.

1965

The Chicago White Sox signed Doug Adams as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Athletics signed Dwain Anderson as an amateur free agent.

The Milwaukee Braves signed Rafael Batista as an amateur free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Gary Boyd as an amateur free agent.

The New York Mets signed Curtis Brown as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles released Gino Cimoli.

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

The Detroit Tigers signed Rickey Clark as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Al Closter as an amateur free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Mike Compton as an amateur free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Mike Corkins as an amateur free agent.

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

The Kansas City Athletics signed Chuck Dobson as an amateur free agent.

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

The Chicago White Sox signed Al Fitzmorris as an amateur free agent.

The New York Mets signed Shaun Fitzmaurice as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Paul Gilliford as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Wayne Granger as an amateur free agent.

The Houston Astros signed Roric Harrison as an amateur free agent.

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

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

The Chicago White Sox signed Gail Hopkins as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Gerry Janeski as an amateur free agent.

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

The California Angels signed Hal King as an amateur free agent.

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

The Washington Senators signed Don Mason as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Athletics signed Bill McNulty as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Bobby Mitchell as an amateur free agent.

The Detroit Tigers purchased Ron Nischwitz from the Cleveland Indians.

The Chicago White Sox signed Scott Northey as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Jerry Nyman as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Athletics signed Don O'Riley as an amateur free agent.

The Houston Astros signed Doug Rader as an amateur free agent.

Merritt Ranew sent from the Milwaukee Braves to the San Francisco Giants in an unknown transaction.

The Detroit Tigers signed Wayne Redmond as an amateur free agent.

The Minnesota Twins signed Rick Renick as an amateur free agent.

The New York Mets signed Juan Rios as an amateur free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Jimmy Rosario as an amateur free agent.

Ed Sadowski sent from the California Angels to the Milwaukee Braves in an unknown transaction.

The Kansas City Athletics signed Randy Schwartz as an amateur free agent.

The California Angels signed Tom Silverio as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Greg Sims as an amateur free agent.

The California Angels signed Bobby Smith as a free agent.

Jack Spring sent from the St. Louis Cardinals to the California Angels in an unknown transaction.

The New York Mets signed Leroy Stanton as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Athletics signed Ken Suarez as an amateur free agent.

Paul Toth sent from the St. Louis Cardinals to the New York Yankees in an unknown transaction.

The Minnesota Twins signed Dick Woodson as an amateur free agent.

The New York Mets signed Billy Wynne as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox released Ed Hobaugh.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Ed Hobaugh as a free agent.

January, 1965
January 2, 1965
January 14, 1965
January 15, 1965
January 20, 1965

As part of a 3-team trade: The Chicago White Sox sent Cam Carreon to the Cleveland Indians. The Chicago White Sox sent a player to be named later, Mike Hershberger and Jim Landis to the Kansas City Athletics. The Cleveland Indians sent Tommie Agee, Tommy John and John Romano to the Chicago White Sox. The Kansas City Athletics sent Rocky Colavito to the Cleveland Indians. The Chicago White Sox sent Fred Talbot (February 10, 1965) to the Kansas City Athletics to complete the trade.

January 21, 1965
January 26, 1965

The Chicago White Sox signed Bill Fischer as a free agent.

January 30, 1965

The Cleveland Indians signed Oscar Zamora as an amateur free agent.

January 31, 1965

The Houston Astros signed Bob Watson as an amateur free agent.

February 1, 1965

The Pittsburgh Pirates traded Julio Gotay to the California Angels for Bob Perry. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

The San Francisco Giants traded Billy O'Dell to the Milwaukee Braves for Ed Bailey.

February 5, 1965
February 11, 1965
February 15, 1965

The Cleveland Indians selected Bill Edgerton off waivers from the Kansas City Athletics.

February 16, 1965
March 1, 1965

The Cincinnati Reds signed Steve Mingori as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Willie Montanez as an amateur free agent.

March 2, 1965

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

March 15, 1965

The Chicago Cubs signed Harry Bright as a free agent.

March 24, 1965

The Pittsburgh Pirates selected Johnny Jeter off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles as first-year waiver pick.

March 27, 1965

The Chicago Cubs purchased Bill Faul from the Detroit Tigers.

March 28, 1965

The New York Mets purchased Frank Lary from the Milwaukee Braves.

March 30, 1965
April, 1965
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