LEAGUE TRANSACTION NEWS
Saturday, 5/27/1945
Tuesday 1/31/1945 :
New York (A): P Ernie White was put on the 15-Day DL.
Wednesday 2/1/1945 :
Cincinnati: Free agent 2B Joe Gordon has been signed to a contract of $12,222,222 per year, for 6 years.
New York (N): Free agent CF Randy Moore has been signed to a contract of $450,000 per year, for 2 years.
Thursday 2/2/1945 :
Cincinnati: Free agent P Johnny Marcum has been signed to a contract of $4,500,000 per year, for 3 years.
Friday 2/3/1945 :
Cleveland: Free agent LF Wally Moses has been signed to a contract of $300,000 per year, for 1 years.
Saturday 2/4/1945 :
Cleveland: Free agent P Jim Hayes has been signed to a contract of $9,000,000 per year, for 2 years.
Cleveland: Free agent RF Lazaro Salazar has been signed to a contract of $3,000,000 per year, for 1 years.
Cincinnati: Free agent P Marius Russo has been signed to a contract of $6,000,000 per year, for 3 years.
Philadelphia (N): Free agent LF Mel Almada has been signed to a contract of $900,000 per year, for 3 years.
Cleveland: Free agent 2B Boze Berger has been signed to a contract of $305,000 per year, for 1 years.
Sunday 2/5/1945 :
Philadelphia (N): Free agent LF Max West has been signed to a contract of $9,500,000 per year, for 5 years.
Monday 2/6/1945 :
Cleveland: Designated P Tom Earley for assignment.
Cleveland: Placed P Tom Earley on irrevocable waivers.
Tuesday 2/7/1945 :
Boston (N): Free agent C Harry Danning has been signed to a contract of $5,035,000 per year, for 2 years.
St. Louis (A): Free agent CF Terry Moore has been signed to a contract of $750,000 per year, for 1 years.
Thursday 2/9/1945 :
New York (N): Free agent CF Bob Elliott has been signed to a contract of $6,000,000 per year, for 4 years.
Friday 2/10/1945 :
Chicago (A): Free agent 1B Gene Hasson has been signed to a contract of $5,500,000 per year, for 6 years.
Cincinnati: Free agent P Jim Tennant has been signed to a contract of $3,800,000 per year, for 1 years.
Boston (N): Free agent P Bill Perrin has been signed to a contract of $1,265,000 per year, for 2 years.
Cincinnati: Free agent 2B Dick Culler has been signed to a contract of $300,000 per year, for 1 years.
Saturday 2/11/1945 :
New York (N): Free agent CF Jo-jo White has been signed to a contract of $500,000 per year, for 1 years.
New York (N): Free agent C Sid Gautreaux has been signed to a contract of $600,000 per year, for 2 years.
New York (N): Free agent 2B Obie Lackey has been signed to a contract of $500,000 per year, for 2 years.
Sunday 2/12/1945 :
Cincinnati: Put P Hugh Mulcahy on the 60 Day DL.
Wednesday 2/15/1945 :
Cleveland: Free agent 1B Hal Trosky has been signed to a contract of $17,222,222 per year, for 5 years.
Cincinnati: Free agent LF Frank Demaree has been signed to a contract of $5,000,000 per year, for 3 years.
New York (N): Free agent SS Calvin Chapman has been signed to a contract of $1,500,000 per year, for 3 years.
Boston (A): Free agent P Junie Barnes has been signed to a contract of $3,750,000 per year, for 4 years.
Boston (A): Free agent P Mark Filley has been signed to a contract of $2,000,000 per year, for 3 years.
Thursday 2/16/1945 :
Boston (A): Free agent RF George Selkirk has been signed to a contract of $3,650,000 per year, for 2 years.
Cincinnati: Free agent P Ken Chase has been signed to a contract of $1,400,000 per year, for 1 years.
Saturday 2/18/1945 :
Philadelphia (A): Designated RF Dom Dallessandro for assignment.
Philadelphia (A): Placed RF Dom Dallessandro on irrevocable waivers.
Philadelphia (A): Designated P Hal Gregg for assignment.
Philadelphia (A): Placed P Hal Gregg on waivers.
Philadelphia (A): Designated LF Frank Jelincich for assignment.
Philadelphia (A): Placed LF Frank Jelincich on waivers.
Philadelphia (A): Designated LF Red Marion for assignment.
Philadelphia (A): Placed LF Red Marion on irrevocable waivers.
Philadelphia (A): Designated 3B Leo Norris for assignment.
Philadelphia (A): Placed 3B Leo Norris on irrevocable waivers.
Philadelphia (A): Designated 1B Chubby Dean for assignment.
Philadelphia (A): Placed 1B Chubby Dean on irrevocable waivers.
Philadelphia (A): Designated 1B Gene Corbett for assignment.
Philadelphia (A): Placed 1B Gene Corbett on irrevocable waivers.
Philadelphia (A): Designated P Vic Johnson for assignment.
Philadelphia (A): Placed P Vic Johnson on waivers.
St. Louis (A): Free agent LF Sam Warmack has been signed to a contract of $650,000 per year, for 2 years.
Sunday 2/19/1945 :
Boston (A): Free agent 2B Ben Sankey has been signed to a contract of $750,000 per year, for 1 years.
Boston (N): Free agent P Slick Castleman has been signed to a contract of $300,000 per year, for 2 years.
Wednesday 2/22/1945 :
Boston (N): Free agent P Dizzy Trout has been signed to a contract of $11,000,004 per year, for 5 years.
Saturday 2/25/1945 :
Boston (A): Free agent P Jim Tobin has been signed to a contract of $2,000,000 per year, for 2 years.
Boston (A): Free agent C John Bottarini has been signed to a contract of $750,000 per year, for 2 years.
Brooklyn: Free agent RF Hersh Martin has been signed to a contract of $527,000 per year, for 1 years.
Pittsburgh: Free agent RF Sammy Byrd has been signed to a contract of $480,001 per year, for 2 years.
Brooklyn: Free agent P Bill Lohrman has been signed to a contract of $400,000 per year, for 2 years.
Monday 2/27/1945 :
Brooklyn: Free agent SS John Mihalic has been signed to a contract of $589,000 per year, for 1 years.
Tuesday 2/28/1945 :
Pittsburgh: Free agent CF Goody Rosen has been signed to a contract of $575,001 per year, for 2 years.
Wednesday 3/1/1945 :
Pittsburgh: Free agent C Ken O'dea has been signed to a minor league contract.
Thursday 3/2/1945 :
Pittsburgh: Placed CF Goody Rosen on irrevocable waivers.
Chicago (A): P Joe Nuxhall was sent down from the active roster to AAA Peoria.
Chicago (A): 1B Thomas Butts was sent down from the active roster to AAA Peoria.
Chicago (A): 1B Gene Hasson was put on the 40-man roster.
Chicago (A): 1B Gene Hasson was assigned to the active roster.
Chicago (A): 1B Lennie Pearson was sent down from the active roster to AAA Peoria.
Chicago (A): C Andy Seminick was promoted from AAA Peoria to the active roster.
Chicago (A): P Tal Abernathy was promoted from to AAA Peoria.
Chicago (A): P Max Lanier was promoted from to AAA Peoria.
Chicago (A): P Xavier Rescigno was promoted from to AAA Peoria.
Chicago (A): RF Bud Metheny was sent down from the active roster to AAA Peoria.
Chicago (A): RF Sam Jethroe was promoted from to the active roster.
Chicago (N): C Joe Schultz was sent down from the active roster to AAA Iowa Cubs.
Chicago (N): 3B Howard Easterling was promoted from to the active roster.
Philadelphia (N): LF Max West was put on the 40-man roster.
Philadelphia (N): LF Mel Almada was put on the 40-man roster.
Philadelphia (N): CF Nick Tremark was sent down from the active roster to AAA Scranton/Wilkes Barre Phillies.
Philadelphia (N): P Cal Mclish was sent down from the active roster to AAA Scranton/Wilkes Barre Phillies.
Philadelphia (N): P Johnny Schmitz was sent down from the active roster to AAA Scranton/Wilkes Barre Phillies.
Philadelphia (N): LF Mel Almada was assigned to the active roster.
Philadelphia (N): LF Max West was assigned to the active roster.
Philadelphia (N): Released P Al Jurisich.
Boston (A): Designated CF Buster Adams for assignment.
Boston (A): Placed CF Buster Adams on irrevocable waivers.
Boston (A): Designated P Al Hollingsworth for assignment.
Boston (A): Placed P Al Hollingsworth on irrevocable waivers.
Boston (A): Designated P Harry Matuzak for assignment.
Boston (A): Placed P Harry Matuzak on irrevocable waivers.
St. Louis (A): Released P Jack Franklin.
St. Louis (A): Released P Ken Weafer.
St. Louis (A): Released P Ken Brondell.
Boston (N): Released P Gene Patton.
Chicago (A): SS Jackie Robinson was put on the 40-man roster.
Chicago (A): 2B Morrie Aderholt was sent down from the active roster to AAA Peoria.
Chicago (A): SS Jackie Robinson was promoted from AAA Peoria to the active roster.
Saturday 4/1/1945 :
Chicago (N): LF Johnny Dickshot was put on the 60-Day DL.
Chicago (N): LF Johnny Dickshot was put on the 40-man roster.
Philadelphia (N): LF Charlie Keller was promoted from to the active roster.
Philadelphia (N): 1B Parnell Woods was sent down from the active roster to AAA Scranton/Wilkes Barre Phillies.
New York (A): P Lou Lucier was put on the 15-Day DL.
New York (A): P Chet Covington was promoted from AAA Newark Bears to the active roster.
Cleveland: Put CF Carden Gillenwater on the 15 Day DL.
St. Louis (N): Put 1B Earl Browne on the 15 Day DL.
New York (A): P Hal White was put on the 40-man roster.
New York (A): P Hal White was promoted from AAA Newark Bears to the active roster.
New York (A): P Jorge Comellas was promoted from A Durham Bulls to AAA Newark Bears.
New York (A): P Steve Gerkin was promoted from A Durham Bulls to AAA Newark Bears.
New York (A): Released P Nub Kleinke.
New York (A): P Vic Lombardi was promoted from A Durham Bulls to AA Binghamton Triplets.
New York (A): P Jack Phillips was promoted from A Durham Bulls to AA Binghamton Triplets.
New York (A): 1B Vince Shupe was promoted from A Durham Bulls to AA Binghamton Triplets.
New York (A): C Red Hayworth was sent down from AAA Newark Bears to AA Binghamton Triplets.
New York (A): LF Hoot Evers was promoted from AAA Newark Bears to the active roster.
Chicago (N): RF Eddie Lukon was promoted from AAA Iowa Cubs to the active roster.
Brooklyn : Free agent Bill Lillard has been signed to minor league deal.
Boston (A): Released P Harry Matuzak.
Philadelphia (A): Released P Hal Gregg.
Philadelphia (A): Released P Vic Johnson.
Philadelphia (A): Released 1B Gene Corbett.
Philadelphia (A): Released 1B Chubby Dean.
Philadelphia (A): Released 3B Leo Norris.
Philadelphia (A): Released LF Frank Jelincich.
Philadelphia (A): Released LF Red Marion.
Philadelphia (A): Released RF Dom Dallessandro.
Pittsburgh: Released CF Goody Rosen.
Sunday 4/9/1945 :
Cleveland: Designated 1B Dolph Camilli for assignment.
Cleveland: Placed 1B Dolph Camilli on waivers.
Cleveland: Removed P Tom Earley from waivers.
Pittsburgh: Released RF Sammy Byrd.
Brooklyn: Put SS Vern Stephens on the 15 Day DL.
Tuesday 4/25/1945 :
Chicago (N): Put P Bill Butland on waivers and designated him for assignment.
Chicago (N): P Joe Coleman was promoted from AAA Iowa Cubs to the active roster.
Philadelphia (N): P Al Gerheauser was put on the 40-man roster.
Philadelphia (N): P Al Gerheauser was put on the 60-Day DL.
Philadelphia (N): P Jim Wilson was put on the 40-man roster.
Philadelphia (N): P Jim Wilson was promoted from AAA Scranton/Wilkes Barre Phillies to the active roster.
Boston (A): Put P Arnold Carter on the 15 Day DL.
Cleveland: Designated LF Larry Rosenthal for assignment.
Cleveland: Placed LF Larry Rosenthal on irrevocable waivers.
Detroit: Released CF Woody Wheaton.
Detroit: Put P Tommy Bridges on the 15 Day DL.
Cincinnati: Put P Marius Russo on the 15 Day DL.
Cincinnati: Put SS Arky Vaughan on the 15 Day DL.
Thursday 5/11/1945 :
Chicago (N): P Bill Butland was put on the 40-man roster.
Chicago (N): P Bill Butland was assigned to AAA Iowa Cubs.
Chicago (N): P Hal Kleine was sent down from AAA Iowa Cubs to AA Peoria Chiefs.
New York (A): P Ed Lopat was promoted from to AAA Newark Bears.
New York (A): Released P Chet Covington.
New York (A): P Ernie White was promoted from to the active roster.
New York (A): P Lou Lucier was promoted from to the active roster.
Detroit: Put P Red Anderson on the 15 Day DL.
St. Louis (A): Designated CF Terry Moore for assignment.
St. Louis (A): Placed CF Terry Moore on irrevocable waivers.
Boston (N): Put P Dave Koslo on the 15 Day DL.
Cincinnati: Put P Johnny Marcum on the 15 Day DL.
Friday 5/12/1945 :
Cleveland: Released LF Larry Rosenthal.
Friday 5/19/1945 :
Pittsburgh: Designated 1B Jack Burns for assignment.
Pittsburgh: Placed 1B Jack Burns on irrevocable waivers.
St. Louis (N): Put P Paul Erickson on the 60 Day DL.
Saturday 5/27/1945 :
Cleveland : Jo-jo Moore has been signed to a contract extension, $4,500,000 per year, for 1 years.
Chicago (N) : Lester Lockett has been signed to a contract extension, $1,620,000 per year, for 2 years.
New York (A) : Lou Chiozza has been signed to a contract extension, $4,370,000 per year, for 2 years.
Chicago (N): Placed P Bertrum Hunter on waivers.
Chicago (A): Released P Max Lanier.
Chicago (A): Released P Chink Zachary.
Chicago (A): Released P Cotton Pippen.
Chicago (A): Released P Bob Katz.
Philadelphia (N): Released P Jim Reninger.

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