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1968 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 8, 1967
November 13, 1967

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Pepe Frias as a free agent.

November 20, 1967
November 21, 1967

The Cincinnati Reds traded Tommy Harper to the Cleveland Indians for George Culver, Bob Raudman and Fred Whitfield.

The Chicago Cubs traded a player to be named later and cash to the Cleveland Indians for Dick Radatz. The Chicago Cubs sent Bob Raudman (November 21, 1967) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

The Cincinnati Reds traded players to be named later to the Oakland Athletics for Ron Tompkins. The Cincinnati Reds sent Floyd Robinson (November 21, 1967) and Darrell Osteen (November 21, 1967) to the Oakland Athletics to complete the trade.

The California Angels traded a player to be named later to the Houston Astros for Jim Weaver. The California Angels sent Hector Torres (November 21, 1967) to the Houston Astros to complete the trade.

November 22, 1967

The Detroit Tigers traded players to be named later to the Houston Astros for Eddie Mathews. The Detroit Tigers sent Leo Marentette (December 10, 1968) and Fred Gladding (November 22, 1967) to the Houston Astros to complete the trade.

November 27, 1967

The Atlanta Braves released Charlie Lau.

The New York Mets traded Bill Denehy and $100,000 to the Washington Senators for Gil Hodges.

The Chicago White Sox traded a player to be named later and Bill Southworth to the New York Mets for a player to be named later and Ken Boyer. The New York Mets sent Sandy Alomar (August 15, 1967) to the Chicago White Sox to complete the trade. The Chicago White Sox sent J.C. Martin (November 27, 1967) to the New York Mets to complete the trade.

November 28, 1967

The Chicago Cubs drafted Jose Arcia from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

The Washington Senators drafted Billy Bryan from the New York Yankees in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Elrod Hendricks from the California Angels in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Ramon Hernandez from the Atlanta Braves in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Chuck Hiller from the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Jim Holt from the Oakland Athletics in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

The New York Yankees drafted Andy Kosco from the Oakland Athletics in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

The Houston Astros drafted Skip Lockwood from the Oakland Athletics in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Bruce Look from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

The New York Mets drafted Clyde Mashore from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

The Houston Astros drafted Joe Moeller from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Bill Plummer from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Vicente Romo from the Cleveland Indians in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Jimmie Schaffer from the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Ed Sprague from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted George Spriggs from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Ken Suarez from the Oakland Athletics in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Sandy Valdespino from the Minnesota Twins in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

The Houston Astros drafted Rafael Batista from the Atlanta Braves in the 1967 minor league draft.

The Houston Astros drafted Ron Cook from the New York Yankees in the 1967 minor league draft.

The California Angels drafted Bill Edgerton from the Oakland Athletics in the 1967 minor league draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Doc Edwards from the Houston Astros in the 1967 minor league draft.

The Washington Senators drafted Toby Harrah from the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1967 minor league draft.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Jim Hutto from the Boston Red Sox in the 1967 minor league draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Jerry Johnson from the New York Mets in the 1967 minor league draft.

The Houston Astros drafted Ted Martinez from the New York Mets in the 1967 minor league draft.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Mike Strahler from the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1967 minor league draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Darrell Sutherland from the New York Mets in the 1967 minor league draft.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Tom Tischinski from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1967 minor league draft.

The New York Mets drafted Hector Valle from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1967 minor league draft.

The Washington Senators purchased Sam Bowens from the Baltimore Orioles.

The Baltimore Orioles traded Bob Scott (minors), Johnny Scruggs (minors) and Eddie Fisher to the Cleveland Indians for Gordy Lund and John O'Donoghue.

The Los Angeles Dodgers traded Bob Miller, Ron Perranoski and John Roseboro to the Minnesota Twins for Mudcat Grant and Zoilo Versalles.

The Detroit Tigers traded Dave Wickersham to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Dennis Ribant.

November 29, 1967
November 30, 1967
December 1, 1967
December 2, 1967
December 3, 1967
December 7, 1967
December 15, 1967

The New York Yankees traded players to be named later, Ray Barker and cash to the Baltimore Orioles for Steve Barber. The New York Yankees sent Chester Trail (minors) (December 15, 1967) and Daniel Brady (minors) (December 15, 1967) to the Baltimore Orioles to complete the trade.

The Boston Red Sox traded Mike Ryan and cash to the Philadelphia Phillies for Dick Ellsworth and Gene Oliver.

The Chicago White Sox traded Tommie Agee and Al Weis to the New York Mets for Buddy Booker, Tommy Davis, Jack Fisher and Billy Wynne.

The Philadelphia Phillies traded Jim Bunning to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Harold Clem (minors), Woodie Fryman, Bill Laxton and Don Money.

The Philadelphia Phillies traded a player to be named later to the Baltimore Orioles for Dick Hall. The Philadelphia Phillies sent John Morris (December 15, 1967) to the Baltimore Orioles to complete the trade.

1968

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Pedro Ramos as a free agent.

The California Angels signed Terry Cox as an amateur free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Danny Godby as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Frankie Libran as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Luis Melendez as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Roger Moret as an amateur free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Ozzie Osborn as an amateur free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Migel Puente as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Milt Ramirez as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Sergio Robles as an amateur free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Dave Sells as an amateur free agent.

The Minnesota Twins signed Bill Zepp as an amateur free agent.

The Washington Senators released Doug Camilli.

The New York Mets released Phil Linz.

The New York Mets released Floyd Weaver.

Ossie Blanco sent from the Oakland Athletics to the Chicago White Sox in an unknown transaction.

Ramon Conde sent from the New York Yankees to the Chicago White Sox in an unknown transaction.

Bill Faul sent from the Chicago Cubs to the Cleveland Indians in an unknown transaction.

Chico Fernandez sent from the Chicago White Sox to the Baltimore Orioles in an unknown transaction.

Shaun Fitzmaurice sent from the New York Mets to the New York Yankees in an unknown transaction.

Roy Foster sent from the Pittsburgh Pirates to the New York Mets in an unknown transaction.

Aubrey Gatewood sent from the Cincinnati Reds to the Baltimore Orioles in an unknown transaction.

Vic LaRose sent from the California Angels to the Chicago Cubs in an unknown transaction.

Bobby Pfeil sent from the St. Louis Cardinals to the New York Mets in an unknown transaction.

Merritt Ranew sent from the California Angels to the New York Yankees in an unknown transaction.

Billy Williams sent from the Cleveland Indians to the Seattle Pilots in an unknown transaction.

January 3, 1968
January 8, 1968

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Frank Taveras as an amateur free agent.

January 11, 1968
January 25, 1968

The Baltimore Orioles signed Jim Campbell as a free agent.

January 26, 1968

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

January 27, 1968

The Oakland Athletics drafted George Hendrick in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (January).

The Minnesota Twins drafted Eric Soderholm in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary).

The Detroit Tigers drafted Ken Szotkiewicz in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary).

The Houston Astros drafted Glenn Adams in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (January).

The Cleveland Indians drafted Ray Bare in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Jim Breazeale in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (January).

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Tom Walker in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (January).

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Dave Kingman in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Washington Senators drafted Danny Thompson in the 1st round (11th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Mickey Rivers in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Ken Hottman in the 1st round (14th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Chris Ward in the 1st round (19th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Davey Lopes in the 2nd round of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary).

The San Francisco Giants drafted Garry Maddox in the 2nd round of the 1968 amateur draft (January).

The Oakland Athletics drafted Reggie Sanders in the 2nd round of the 1968 amateur draft (January).

The Detroit Tigers drafted Chuck Scrivener in the 2nd round of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary).

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Ron Cash in the 2nd round of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Chris Chambliss in the 2nd round of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Ray Peters in the 2nd round of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Houston Astros drafted Sandy Vance in the 2nd round of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Tom Dettore in the 3rd round of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary). Player signed March 29, 1968.

The San Francisco Giants drafted George Foster in the 3rd round of the 1968 amateur draft (January).

The Cleveland Indians drafted Rick Sawyer in the 3rd round of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary).

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Rick Austin in the 3rd round of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The California Angels drafted Paul Reuschel in the 3rd round of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Skip Jutze in the 4th round of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary).

The Detroit Tigers drafted Bob O'Brien in the 4th round of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Geoff Zahn in the 5th round of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary). Player signed February 15, 1968.

The New York Yankees drafted John Andrews in the 5th round of the 1968 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Bill Slayback in the 7th round of the 1968 amateur draft (January).

The Detroit Tigers drafted Terry Wilshusen in the 8th round of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Ed Crosby in the 10th round of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

February 8, 1968
February 9, 1968

The Chicago Cubs traded Lee Thomas to the Houston Astros for Levi Brown (minors) and Tommy Murray (minors).

February 13, 1968
February 14, 1968

The Atlanta Braves released Gary Geiger.

February 19, 1968
February 21, 1968
March, 1968
March 4, 1968

The San Francisco Giants signed Elias Sosa as an amateur free agent.

March 24, 1968

The Chicago Cubs released Dick Radatz.

March 26, 1968
March 28, 1968

The New York Mets returned Clyde Mashore (earlier draft pick) to the Cincinnati Reds.

March 30, 1968

The New York Mets returned Dick Kenworthy to the Chicago White Sox following previous purchase.

The Chicago Cubs traded Rob Gardner to the Cleveland Indians for Bobby Tiefenauer.

April, 1968

The New York Yankees returned John Boccabella to the Chicago Cubs following previous purchase.

April 1, 1968 Standings

The Houston Astros returned Joe Moeller (earlier draft pick) to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Dick Schofield as a free agent.

The Atlanta Braves purchased Stu Miller from the Baltimore Orioles.

The Seattle Pilots purchased Marv Staehle from the Cleveland Indians.

The Los Angeles Dodgers released Pepe Frias.

April 2, 1968 Standings

The New York Mets signed Phil Linz as a free agent.

The Houston Astros released Larry Sherry.

April 3, 1968 Standings

The Houston Astros returned Skip Lockwood (earlier draft pick) to the Oakland Athletics.

The Chicago Cubs purchased Dick Nen from the Washington Senators.

The Boston Red Sox released Dan Osinski.

The Detroit Tigers traded Hank Aguirre to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named later. The Los Angeles Dodgers sent Frederick Moulder (minors) (April 4, 1968) to the Detroit Tigers to complete the trade.

April 5, 1968 Standings

The Houston Astros returned Ted Martinez (earlier draft pick) to the New York Mets.

The Boston Red Sox returned George Spriggs (earlier draft pick) to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

April 6, 1968 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Gary Geiger as a free agent.

April 8, 1968 Standings

The Minnesota Twins released Russ Nixon.

The Boston Red Sox signed Russ Nixon as a free agent.

April 13, 1968 Standings

The New York Yankees purchased Bill Heath from the Detroit Tigers. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

April 17, 1968 Standings

The Chicago Cubs released John Stephenson.

The San Francisco Giants signed John Stephenson as a free agent.

April 22, 1968 Standings

The Detroit Tigers signed Dick Radatz as a free agent.

The Chicago Cubs traded Dave Dowling and Pete Mikkelsen to the St. Louis Cardinals for Jack Lamabe and Ron Piche.

April 23, 1968 Standings
April 26, 1968 Standings

The Los Angeles Dodgers returned Vicente Romo (earlier draft pick) to the Cleveland Indians.

The Cleveland Indians purchased Billy Rohr from the Boston Red Sox.

April 27, 1968 Standings

The New York Yankees signed Mario Guerrero as an amateur free agent.

April 29, 1968 Standings

The Chicago White Sox signed Dan Osinski as a free agent.

May, 1968 Standings

The Chicago Cubs purchased Dennis Bennett from the New York Mets.

May 2, 1968 Standings
May 3, 1968 Standings

The Baltimore Orioles purchased Del Bates from the Atlanta Braves. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

May 4, 1968 Standings
May 10, 1968 Standings

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Ken Boyer as a free agent.

May 13, 1968 Standings

The Seattle Pilots purchased Gus Gil from the Cleveland Indians. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

May 15, 1968 Standings

The Chicago White Sox released Ramon Conde. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

May 16, 1968 Standings

The Philadelphia Phillies released Jackie Brown.

The Washington Senators signed Jackie Brown as a free agent.

May 17, 1968 Standings

The New York Yankees purchased John Wyatt from the Boston Red Sox.

May 20, 1968 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds signed Ramon Conde as a free agent.

June, 1968 Standings

The Boston Red Sox purchased Bill Schlesinger from the Chicago Cubs.

Billy Williams sent from the Seattle Pilots to the Chicago White Sox in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

June 4, 1968 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds purchased Bill Faul from the Cleveland Indians.

June 7, 1968 Standings

The New York Mets drafted Tim Foli in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Dave Lemonds in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The Chicago White Sox drafted Bart Johnson in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The Oakland Athletics drafted Pete Broberg in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Ed Goodson in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The New York Yankees drafted Thurman Munson in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Mel Behney in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Bobby Valentine in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Rick Austin in the 1st round (6th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The Washington Senators drafted Don Castle in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Dick Sharon in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted John Curtis in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Junior Kennedy in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Greg Luzinski in the 1st round (11th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 1968.

The California Angels drafted Lloyd Allen in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Steve Garvey in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The Chicago White Sox drafted Rich McKinney in the 1st round (14th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Houston Astros drafted Buddy Harris in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The Washington Senators drafted Rick Henninger in the 1st round (16th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The San Francisco Giants drafted Gary Matthews in the 1st round (17th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Danny Thompson in the 1st round (18th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The Detroit Tigers drafted Elliott Maddox in the 1st round (20th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The Chicago Cubs drafted Matt Alexander in the 2nd round of the 1968 amateur draft. Player signed July 9, 1968.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Bill Buckner in the 2nd round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Houston Astros drafted Rich Chiles in the 2nd round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Ken Hottman in the 2nd round of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The Washington Senators drafted Jim Mason in the 2nd round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Bob Molinaro in the 2nd round of the 1968 amateur draft. Player signed June 17, 1968.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Sandy Vance in the 2nd round of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Milt Wilcox in the 2nd round of the 1968 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 1968.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Hugh Yancy in the 2nd round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Ron Cey in the 3rd round of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The Atlanta Braves drafted Clint Compton in the 3rd round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Houston Astros drafted Bill Greif in the 3rd round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Lamar Johnson in the 3rd round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Bob Kaiser in the 3rd round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Lynn McGlothen in the 3rd round of the 1968 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 1968.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Dan Neumeier in the 3rd round of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The Chicago Cubs drafted Chris Ward in the 3rd round of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary). Player signed June 17, 1968.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Jim Barr in the 3rd round of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The New York Mets drafted Ray Peters in the 3rd round of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Jesse Jefferson in the 4th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Mike McQueen in the 4th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Jim Nettles in the 4th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Paul Reuschel in the 4th round of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary). Player signed June 17, 1968.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Ron Cash in the 4th round of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The San Diego Padres drafted Rich Hinton in the 4th round of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The Cleveland Indians drafted John Morlan in the 4th round of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Mike Pazik in the 4th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Buddy Schultz in the 4th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Ron Dunn in the 5th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Tom Paciorek in the 5th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Washington Senators drafted Jeff Terpko in the 5th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Houston Astros drafted Larry Yount in the 5th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The New York Yankees drafted George Zeber in the 5th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Wayne Garland in the 5th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The New York Mets drafted Rich Hand in the 5th round of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The New York Mets drafted Burt Hooton in the 5th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The San Diego Padres drafted Bob O'Brien in the 5th round of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Cecil Cooper in the 6th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Ray Bare in the 6th round of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The Washington Senators drafted Mike Cubbage in the 6th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Rich Troedson in the 6th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The California Angels drafted Tom Bradley in the 7th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Lance Clemons in the 7th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Tom Heintzelman in the 7th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The New York Yankees drafted Wayne Nordhagen in the 7th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Bill Parsons in the 7th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Dave Robinson in the 7th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The New York Mets drafted Charlie Williams in the 7th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Bob Randall in the 7th round of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Joe Ferguson in the 8th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Jim Howarth in the 8th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Tom Kelly in the 8th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Ross Grimsley in the 8th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The New York Mets drafted Mickey Rivers in the 8th round of the 1968 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Doyle Alexander in the 9th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Larry Johnson in the 9th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Monty Montgomery in the 9th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The New York Mets drafted Jack Pierce in the 9th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Washington Senators drafted Larry Biittner in the 10th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Marv Lane in the 10th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The California Angels drafted Harvey Shank in the 10th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The New York Mets drafted Hank Webb in the 10th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Mike Beard in the 10th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Al Bumbry in the 11th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Vince Colbert in the 11th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Atlanta Braves drafted John Fuller in the 11th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Milt May in the 11th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Ben Oglivie in the 11th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The New York Mets drafted Don Rose in the 11th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Washington Senators drafted Chris Speier in the 11th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Chuck Machemehl in the 12th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The New York Yankees drafted Duane Kuiper in the 12th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The San Diego Padres drafted Dave Moates in the 12th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The California Angels drafted Rick Auerbach in the 13th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Bill Fahey in the 13th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Bruce Kison in the 14th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The New York Mets drafted John Milner in the 14th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Richie Moloney in the 14th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Jim Crawford in the 14th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Oscar Gamble in the 16th round of the 1968 amateur draft. Player signed June 18, 1968.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Stan Perzanowski in the 16th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Dane Iorg in the 16th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Steve Stone in the 16th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Bob Gallagher in the 17th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Houston Astros drafted Ken Forsch in the 18th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted John Lowenstein in the 18th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Bob Strampe in the 18th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Jerry Terrell in the 18th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Paul Mitchell in the 18th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Wilbur Howard in the 19th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Rich Coggins in the 21st round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Bill Lee in the 22nd round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Don Leshnock in the 23rd round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Craig Swan in the 23rd round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Washington Senators drafted Jim Cox in the 24th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Paul Splittorff in the 25th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Mike Willis in the 25th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Bob Forsch in the 26th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Oakland Athletics drafted John Strohmayer in the 26th round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Doug Bird in the 29th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Rudy Arroyo in the 31st round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Bill Bonham in the 31st round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Tim Plodinec in the 33rd round of the 1968 amateur draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Dave Augustine in the 33rd round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Bill Stein in the 33rd round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Rob Ellis in the 34th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Ed Halicki in the 38th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Bob Sheldon in the 52nd round of the 1968 amateur draft, but was not signed.

June 11, 1968 Standings
June 13, 1968 Standings
June 14, 1968 Standings
June 15, 1968 Standings

The Seattle Pilots purchased Jim Bouton from the New York Yankees for $20000 (but Yankees paid $8000 of his 1968 salary).

The Detroit Tigers purchased John Wyatt from the New York Yankees.

The Houston Astros traded Ron Davis to the St. Louis Cardinals for Hal Gilson and Dick Simpson.

The California Angels traded Jimmie Hall to the Cleveland Indians for Vic Davalillo.

The Baltimore Orioles traded Bruce Howard to the Washington Senators for Fred Valentine.

June 18, 1968 Standings
June 27, 1968 Standings
June 28, 1968 Standings
June 30, 1968 Standings

The New York Mets released Ed Figueroa.

July, 1968 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds returned Bill Faul to the Cleveland Indians following previous purchase.

Bill Edgerton sent from the California Angels to the Philadelphia Phillies in an unknown transaction.

July 1, 1968 Standings

The California Angels signed Larry Sherry as a free agent.

July 4, 1968 Standings

The California Angels traded Ethan Blackaby to the Oakland Athletics for NULL (minors).

July 6, 1968 Standings

The Los Angeles Dodgers purchased Bill Heath from the New York Yankees. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

The Detroit Tigers released Lenny Green.

July 7, 1968 Standings

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Dyar Miller as an amateur free agent.

July 9, 1968 Standings
July 11, 1968 Standings
July 12, 1968 Standings
July 15, 1968 Standings

The New York Yankees signed Rocky Colavito as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Bill Virdon as a free agent.

Shaun Fitzmaurice sent from the New York Yankees to the Pittsburgh Pirates in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

July 20, 1968 Standings
July 26, 1968 Standings
July 28, 1968 Standings
July 29, 1968 Standings
July 31, 1968 Standings
August 2, 1968 Standings
August 7, 1968 Standings
August 13, 1968 Standings
August 14, 1968 Standings
August 19, 1968 Standings
August 31, 1968 Standings

The Detroit Tigers purchased Roy Face from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

September 8, 1968 Standings
September 22, 1968 Standings

The Baltimore Orioles signed Enos Cabell as an amateur free agent.

September 25, 1968 Standings
September 30, 1968 Standings
October, 1968 Standings

The Detroit Tigers purchased Dennis Ribant from the Chicago White Sox.

The St. Louis Cardinals released Jack Whillock. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

October 1, 1968 Standings

The Boston Red Sox signed Juan Beniquez as an amateur free agent.

The Washington Senators purchased Dick Nen from the Chicago Cubs.

October 8, 1968 Standings
October 11, 1968 Standings
October 14, 1968 Standings

The San Diego Padres drafted Ollie Brown from the San Francisco Giants as the 1st pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Manny Mota from the Pittsburgh Pirates as the 2nd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Dave Giusti from the St. Louis Cardinals as the 3rd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Mack Jones from the Cincinnati Reds as the 4th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Dick Selma from the New York Mets as the 5th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted John Bateman from the Houston Astros as the 6th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Al Santorini from the Atlanta Braves as the 7th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Gary Sutherland from the Philadelphia Phillies as the 8th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Jose Arcia from the Chicago Cubs as the 9th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Jack Billingham from the Los Angeles Dodgers as the 10th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Donn Clendenon from the Pittsburgh Pirates as the 11th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Clay Kirby from the St. Louis Cardinals as the 12th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Jesus Alou from the San Francisco Giants as the 13th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Fred Kendall from the Cincinnati Reds as the 14th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Mike Wegener from the Philadelphia Phillies as the 15th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Jerry Morales from the New York Mets as the 16th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Skip Guinn from the Atlanta Braves as the 17th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Nate Colbert from the Houston Astros as the 18th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Bill Stoneman from the Chicago Cubs as the 19th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Zoilo Versalles from the Los Angeles Dodgers as the 20th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Maury Wills from the Pittsburgh Pirates as the 21st pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Frank Reberger from the Chicago Cubs as the 22nd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Larry Jackson from the Philadelphia Phillies as the 23rd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Jerry DaVanon from the St. Louis Cardinals as the 24th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Bob Reynolds from the San Francisco Giants as the 25th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Larry Stahl from the New York Mets as the 26th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Dan McGinn from the Cincinnati Reds as the 27th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Dick Kelley from the Atlanta Braves as the 28th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Jose Herrera from the Houston Astros as the 29th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Al Ferrara from the Los Angeles Dodgers as the 30th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Mike Corkins from the San Francisco Giants as the 31st pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Jimy Williams from the Cincinnati Reds as the 32nd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Tom Dukes from the Houston Astros as the 33rd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Remy Hermoso from the Atlanta Braves as the 34th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Rick James from the Chicago Cubs as the 35th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Mudcat Grant from the Los Angeles Dodgers as the 36th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Tony Gonzalez from the Philadelphia Phillies as the 37th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Jerry Robertson from the St. Louis Cardinals as the 38th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Dave Roberts from the Pittsburgh Pirates as the 39th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Don Shaw from the New York Mets as the 40th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Ty Cline from the San Francisco Giants as the 41st pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Ivan Murrell from the Houston Astros as the 42nd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Garry Jestadt from the Chicago Cubs as the 43rd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Jim Williams from the Los Angeles Dodgers as the 44th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Carl Morton from the Atlanta Braves as the 45th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Billy McCool from the Cincinnati Reds as the 46th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Larry Jaster from the St. Louis Cardinals as the 47th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Roberto Pena from the Philadelphia Phillies as the 48th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Ernie McAnally from the New York Mets as the 49th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Al McBean from the Pittsburgh Pirates as the 50th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Rafael Robles from the San Francisco Giants as the 51st pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Jim Fairey from the Los Angeles Dodgers as the 52nd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Coco Laboy from the St. Louis Cardinals as the 54th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Ron Slocum from the Pittsburgh Pirates as the 55th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted John Boccabella from the Chicago Cubs as the 56th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Steve Arlin from the Philadelphia Phillies as the 57th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Ron Brand from the Houston Astros as the 58th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Cito Gaston from the Atlanta Braves as the 59th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

October 15, 1968 Standings

The Kansas City Royals drafted Roger Nelson from the Baltimore Orioles as the 1st pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Don Mincher from the California Angels as the 2nd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Tommy Harper from the Cleveland Indians as the 3rd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Joe Foy from the Boston Red Sox as the 4th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Ray Oyler from the Detroit Tigers as the 5th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Jim Rooker from the New York Yankees as the 6th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Jerry McNertney from the Chicago White Sox as the 7th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Joe Keough from the Oakland Athletics as the 8th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Buzz Stephen from the Minnesota Twins as the 9th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Steve Jones from the Washington Senators as the 10th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Chico Salmon from the Cleveland Indians as the 11th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Jon Warden from the Detroit Tigers as the 12th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Ellie Rodriguez from the New York Yankees as the 13th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Diego Segui from the Oakland Athletics as the 14th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Dave Morehead from the Boston Red Sox as the 15th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Tommy Davis from the Chicago White Sox as the 16th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Mike Fiore from the Baltimore Orioles as the 17th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Marty Pattin from the California Angels as the 18th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Bob Oliver from the Minnesota Twins as the 19th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Gerry Schoen from the Washington Senators as the 20th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Gary Bell from the Boston Red Sox as the 21st pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Bill Butler from the Detroit Tigers as the 22nd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Steve Whitaker from the New York Yankees as the 23rd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Jack Aker from the Oakland Athletics as the 24th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Wally Bunker from the Baltimore Orioles as the 25th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Rich Rollins from the Minnesota Twins as the 26th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Paul Schaal from the California Angels as the 27th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Lou Piniella from the Cleveland Indians as the 28th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Dick Bates from the Washington Senators as the 30th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Dick Drago from the Detroit Tigers as the 31st pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Larry Haney from the Baltimore Orioles as the 32nd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Dick Baney from the Boston Red Sox as the 33rd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Pat Kelly from the Minnesota Twins as the 34th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Steve Hovley from the California Angels as the 35th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Billy Harris from the Cleveland Indians as the 36th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Steve Barber from the New York Yankees as the 37th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Don O'Riley from the Oakland Athletics as the 38th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Al Fitzmorris from the Chicago White Sox as the 40th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Wayne Comer from the Detroit Tigers as the 41st pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Moe Drabowsky from the Baltimore Orioles as the 42nd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Jackie Hernandez from the Minnesota Twins as the 43rd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Bucky Brandon from the Boston Red Sox as the 44th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Mike Hedlund from the Cleveland Indians as the 45th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Skip Lockwood from the Oakland Athletics as the 46th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Tom Burgmeier from the California Angels as the 47th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Gary Timberlake from the New York Yankees as the 48th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Hoyt Wilhelm from the Chicago White Sox as the 49th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Jerry Adair from the Boston Red Sox as the 51st pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted John Morris from the Baltimore Orioles as the 52nd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Mike Marshall from the Detroit Tigers as the 53rd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Jerry Cram from the Minnesota Twins as the 54th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Jim Gosger from the Oakland Athletics as the 55th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Fran Healy from the Cleveland Indians as the 56th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Mike Ferraro from the New York Yankees as the 57th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Scott Northey from the Chicago White Sox as the 58th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Ike Brookens from the Washington Senators as the 60th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

October 16, 1968
October 17, 1968
October 18, 1968
October 21, 1968

The Kansas City Royals purchased Luis Alcaraz from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The Montreal Expos purchased Bob Bailey from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The New York Yankees purchased Don Nottebart from the Cincinnati Reds.

The Kansas City Royals purchased Dave Wickersham from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Kansas City Royals purchased Chris Zachary from the Houston Astros.

The Cleveland Indians traded Bill Davis to the San Diego Padres for a player to be named later. The San Diego Padres sent Zoilo Versalles (December 2, 1968) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

The Los Angeles Dodgers traded Jim Ellis to the St. Louis Cardinals for Pete Mikkelsen.

October 22, 1968

The San Francisco Giants signed Pepe Frias as a free agent.

October 28, 1968
October 29, 1968
November 6, 1968
November 11, 1968

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

November 13, 1968

The Seattle Pilots purchased John Kennedy from the New York Yankees.

November 21, 1968
December, 1968
December 2, 1968

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Bo Belinsky from the Houston Astros in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The California Angels drafted Pedro Borbon from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Houston Astros drafted Don Bryant from the San Francisco Giants in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Larry Burchart from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The California Angels drafted Bob Chance from the Washington Senators in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The New York Yankees drafted Billy Cowan from the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Bobby Darwin from the Baltimore Orioles in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Darrell Evans from the Oakland Athletics in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The New York Mets drafted Wayne Garrett from the Atlanta Braves in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Houston Astros drafted Gary Geiger from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Houston Astros drafted Cesar Geronimo from the New York Yankees in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Don Hahn from the San Francisco Giants in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Bobby Klaus from the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Houston Astros drafted Buck Martinez from the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The New York Yankees drafted Bobby Mitchell from the Boston Red Sox in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Russ Nixon from the Boston Red Sox in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Tommie Reynolds from the New York Mets in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Fred Rico from the Baltimore Orioles in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Juan Rios from the New York Mets in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Carroll Sembera from the Houston Astros in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Bill Short from the New York Mets in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Jimmy Stewart from the Chicago White Sox in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Hawk Taylor from the California Angels in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Ron Tompkins from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Freddie Velazquez from the San Diego Padres in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Floyd Wicker from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Brock Davis from the Houston Astros in the 1968 minor league draft.

The California Angels drafted Greg Garrett from the San Francisco Giants in the 1968 minor league draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Ron Law from the Chicago Cubs in the 1968 minor league draft.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Jose Morales from the San Francisco Giants in the 1968 minor league draft.

The California Angels drafted Dave Sells from the San Francisco Giants in the 1968 minor league draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Rich Severson from the Chicago White Sox in the 1968 minor league draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Roe Skidmore from the San Francisco Giants in the 1968 minor league draft.

December 3, 1968
December 4, 1968
December 5, 1968
December 6, 1968
December 9, 1968
December 12, 1968
December 15, 1968

The Los Angeles Dodgers sent Jim Campanis to the Kansas City Royals as part of a conditional deal.

The Kansas City Royals purchased Dennis Ribant from the Detroit Tigers.

The Atlanta Braves traded Sandy Valdespino to the Houston Astros for Paul Doyle. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

December 16, 1968

The Houston Astros traded Mike Sinnerud (minors), Tommy Smith (minors) and Buck Martinez to the Kansas City Royals for Johnny Jones (minors).

December 17, 1968

The Seattle Pilots signed Fernando Gonzalez as an amateur free agent.

December 21, 1968
1969

The San Francisco Giants signed Floyd Weaver as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Jack Whillock as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Norm Angelini as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Dave Augustine as an amateur free agent.

The Minnesota Twins signed Steve Barber as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Tommy Cruz as an amateur free agent.

The Houston Astros signed Pat Darcy as an amateur free agent.

The Houston Astros signed Jesus de la Rosa as an amateur free agent.

The Seattle Pilots signed Miguel Fuentes as an amateur free agent.

The Seattle Pilots signed Pedro Garcia as an amateur free agent.

The California Angels signed Chuck Hockenbery as an amateur free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Mike Johnson as an amateur free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Gene Locklear as an amateur free agent.

The Minnesota Twins signed Tom Norton as an amateur free agent.

The California Angels signed Billy Parker as an amateur free agent.

The Minnesota Twins signed Mike Poepping as an amateur free agent.

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

The Seattle Pilots signed Carlos Velazquez as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Terry Wilshusen as an amateur free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds released Jack Baldschun.

Vic Albury sent from the Cleveland Indians to the San Diego Padres in an unknown transaction.

Bill Edgerton sent from the Philadelphia Phillies to the Seattle Pilots in an unknown transaction.

Bill Faul sent from the Cleveland Indians to the Kansas City Royals in an unknown transaction.

Al Montreuil sent from the Boston Red Sox to the Chicago Cubs in an unknown transaction.

Sam Parrilla sent from the Cleveland Indians to the Philadelphia Phillies in an unknown transaction.

Merritt Ranew sent from the New York Yankees to the Seattle Pilots in an unknown transaction.

Jay Ward sent from the Minnesota Twins to the Cleveland Indians in an unknown transaction.

Billy Williams sent from the Chicago White Sox to the Seattle Pilots in an unknown transaction.

The Los Angeles Dodgers released Bill Heath.

The Chicago Cubs signed Bill Heath as a free agent.

January 1, 1969

Steve Boros sent from the Oakland Athletics to ??? in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

January 8, 1969
January 9, 1969
January 15, 1969
January 16, 1969

The Baltimore Orioles signed Dyar Miller as a free agent.

January 20, 1969
January 21, 1969

The New York Yankees signed Tom Buskey as an amateur free agent.

January 22, 1969

The Houston Astros traded Rusty Staub to the Montreal Expos for Jesus Alou and Donn Clendenon. Donn Clendenon refused to report to his new team on April 8, 1969. The Montreal Expos sent Jack Billingham (April 8, 1969), Skip Guinn (April 8, 1969) and $100,000 (April 8, 1969) to the Houston Astros to complete the trade.

February 1, 1969

The Houston Astros drafted Derrel Thomas in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1969 amateur draft (January). Player signed February 2, 1969.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Wayne Garland in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1969 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Washington Senators drafted Joe Lovitto in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1969 amateur draft (January).

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted John Morlan in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1969 amateur draft (January Secondary).

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Terry Enyart in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 1969 amateur draft (January).

The Washington Senators drafted Mickey Rivers in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1969 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Detroit Tigers drafted John Young in the 1st round (16th pick) of the 1969 amateur draft (January Secondary).

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Ross Grimsley in the 1st round (17th pick) of the 1969 amateur draft (January Secondary).

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Al Hrabosky in the 1st round (19th pick) of the 1969 amateur draft (January).

The Seattle Pilots drafted Ray Peters in the 1st round (22nd pick) of the 1969 amateur draft (January Secondary).

The Seattle Pilots drafted Jerry Bell in the 2nd round of the 1969 amateur draft (January).

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Ed Crosby in the 2nd round of the 1969 amateur draft (January).

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Lee Lacy in the 2nd round of the 1969 amateur draft (January).

The San Diego Padres drafted Ron Cash in the 2nd round of the 1969 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Houston Astros drafted Craig Caskey in the 2nd round of the 1969 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Pat Osburn in the 2nd round of the 1969 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Ray Bare in the 3rd round of the 1969 amateur draft (January Secondary).

The San Diego Padres drafted Rudy Arroyo in the 3rd round of the 1969 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Johnny Grubb in the 3rd round of the 1969 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Jack Pierce in the 3rd round of the 1969 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Bob O'Brien in the 4th round of the 1969 amateur draft (January).

The San Francisco Giants drafted Steve Stone in the 4th round of the 1969 amateur draft (January Secondary).

The Cleveland Indians drafted Rich Hinton in the 4th round of the 1969 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The California Angels drafted John Andrews in the 5th round of the 1969 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The New York Yankees drafted Jim Barr in the 5th round of the 1969 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Glenn Borgmann in the 6th round of the 1969 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Rick Auerbach in the 7th round of the 1969 amateur draft (January Secondary).

The Seattle Pilots drafted Doug Bird in the 8th round of the 1969 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Seattle Pilots drafted Duane Kuiper in the 9th round of the 1969 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

February 5, 1969

The New York Mets traded Greg Goossen and cash to the Seattle Pilots for a player to be named later. The Seattle Pilots sent Jim Gosger (July 14, 1969) to the New York Mets to complete the trade.

February 12, 1969

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Rennie Stennett as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Byron Browne from the Houston Astros.

February 13, 1969

The Cincinnati Reds signed Steve Boros as a free agent.

February 24, 1969

The Oakland Athletics purchased Jim Roland from the Minnesota Twins.

March 11, 1969
March 17, 1969
March 18, 1969
March 21, 1969

The Chicago Cubs signed Hank Aguirre as a free agent.

The San Diego Padres signed Johnny Podres as a free agent.

March 25, 1969
March 28, 1969
March 29, 1969

The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Dennis Ribant from the Kansas City Royals.

The Boston Red Sox returned Bill Kelso to the Cincinnati Reds following previous purchase.

March 30, 1969

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Omar Moreno as an amateur free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds traded Jimmie Schaffer to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Ted Savage.

March 31, 1969
April, 1969

The Baltimore Orioles signed Dick Hall as a free agent.

The Chicago White Sox traded Cotton Nash to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Ed Hobaugh. Trade was voided and players returned on July 8, 1969.

Terry Enyart sent from the Philadelphia Phillies to ??? in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

April 1, 1969

The Kansas City Royals traded John Gelnar and Steve Whitaker to the Seattle Pilots for Lou Piniella.

Bill Kelso sent from the Cincinnati Reds to the Kansas City Royals in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

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