LEAGUE NEWS
Saturday, 8/26/1944
Tuesday 1/31/1944 :
Beau Bell retires ...
Ralph Birkofer retires ...
Bob Adams retires ...
Joe Bokina retires ...
Bob Bowman retires ...
Ralph Buxton retires ...
Joe Cronin retires ...
Stu Clarke retires ...
Harry Davis retires ...
Tony Freitas retires ...
Roy Henshaw retires ...
Rollie Hemsley retires ...
Bob Johnson retires ...
Al Mahon retires ...
John Michaels retires ...
Hal Mckain retires ...
Johnny Murphy retires ...
Red Peery retires ...
Bob Poser retires ...
Emil Planeta retires ...
Dutch Lieber retires ...
John Stone retires ...
Jimmy Ripple retires ...
John Pomorski retires ...
Rip Radcliff retires ...
Fred Sington retires ...
Steamboat Struss retires ...
Johnny Vergez retires ...
Claude Passeau retires ...
Gene Schott retires ...
Sam Bankhead retires ...
Hilton Smith retires ...
Clay Smith retires ...
Leroy Matlock retires ...
Lloyd Waner retires ...
Lon Warneke retires ...
BOS: Steve Sundra retires ...
BOS: Le grant Scott retires ...
BOS: Jim Henry retires ...
NYY: Bob Kline retires ...
NYY: Alex Sabo retires ...
NYY: Paul Chervinko retires ...
PHA: Skeeter Newsome retires ...
PHA: Ray Thomas retires ...
PHA: Tony Malinosky retires ...
WAS: Gil English retires ...
WAS: Chet Morgan retires ...
WAS: Joe Bowman retires ...
WAS: Rip Collins retires ...
CHA: Jim Mccloskey retires ...
CHA: Lou Gehrig retires ...
He will be in the Hall Of Fame!
CLE: Rick Ferrell retires ...
CLE: Harry Kimberlin retires ...
CLE: Johnny Reder retires ...
CLE: Bucky Walters retires ...
CLE: Vince Sherlock retires ...
DET: Jennings Poindexter retires ...
DET: Johnny Mccarthy retires ...
DET: Jim Walkup retires ...
SLA: Lou Finney retires ...
SLA: Bob Logan retires ...
SLA: Harry Kinzy retires ...
SLA: Frank Makosky retires ...
SLA: Ira Hutchinson retires ...
BSN: Elden Auker retires ...
BSN: George Mcquinn retires ...
BSN: Atley Donald retires ...
BSN: Burgess Whitehead retires ...
BSN: Johnny Lanning retires ...
BSN: Lee Gamble retires ...
BSN: Chile Gomez retires ...
BSN: Bob Garbark retires ...
BSN: Joe Cascarella retires ...
BSN: Red Phillips retires ...
CIN: Ed Walsh retires ...
CIN: Frank Sigafoos retires ...
PHI: Gabriel Caballero retires ...
PIT: Rocky Stone retires ...
PIT: Jimmie Deshong retires ...
PIT: Eddie Mayo retires ...
PIT: Dib Williams retires ...
PIT: Lefty Mills retires ...
PIT: George Gill retires ...
BRO: Tom Winsett retires ...
BRO: Tommy Thompson retires ...
BRO: Frank Skaff retires ...
BRO: Dee Miles retires ...
BRO: Ewald Pyle retires ...
BRO: Schoolboy Rowe retires ...
CHC: William Byrd retires ...
CHC: Jimmie Crutchfield retires ...
CHC: Gus Brittain retires ...
NYN: Moose Solters retires ...
NYN: Walter Cannady retires ...
He will be in the Hall Of Fame!
NYN: Bill Mcgee retires ...
NYN: Joe Coscarart retires ...
NYN: Joe Sullivan retires ...
NYN: Earl Huckleberry retires ...
NYN: Tom Seats retires ...
NYN: Orie Arntzen retires ...
NYN: Bill Norman retires ...
STL: Tom Young retires ...
STL: Lew Riggs retires ...
STL: Bobby Reis retires ...
STL: Red Howell retires ...
STL: Chester Williams retires ...
BRO: Fan loyalty increases to Good!
BOS:Sam Chapman gets a new one-year contract worth $3,850,000 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Marv Breuer gets a new one-year contract worth $2,807,143 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Pete Reiser gets a new one-year contract worth $1,528,571 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Francisco Coimbre gets a new one-year contract worth $3,178,571 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Jimmy Jordan gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Bill Kalfass gets a new one-year contract worth $1,878,571 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Harry Matuzak gets a new one-year contract worth $495,000 through salary arbitration.
NYY:Vince Dimaggio gets a new one-year contract worth $3,421,429 through salary arbitration.
NYY:Hank Steinbacher gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
NYY:Phil Weintraub gets a new one-year contract worth $1,864,286 through salary arbitration.
NYY:Glenn Liebhardt gets a new one-year contract worth $480,000 through salary arbitration.
NYY:Jo-jo White gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
NYY:Joe Rogalski gets a new one-year contract worth $1,245,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Phil Rizzuto gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Skeeter Webb gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:John Bottarini gets a new one-year contract worth $1,757,143 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Joe Callahan gets a new one-year contract worth $1,800,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Calvin Chapman gets a new one-year contract worth $1,564,286 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Paul Gehrman gets a new one-year contract worth $2,240,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Leo Norris gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Bill Zuber gets a new one-year contract worth $870,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Early Wynn gets a new one-year contract worth $428,571 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Randy Gumpert gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Buck O'neill gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Bill Crouch gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Tex Hughson gets a new one-year contract worth $2,442,857 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Lou Boudreau gets a new one-year contract worth $1,800,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Harry Walker gets a new one-year contract worth $400,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Walker Cooper gets a new one-year contract worth $3,085,714 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Mike Naymick gets a new one-year contract worth $517,143 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Sid Gautreaux gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Terry Moore gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Max Lanier gets a new one-year contract worth $478,571 through salary arbitration.
CHA:George Case gets a new one-year contract worth $1,157,143 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Jimmy Brown gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Pete Coscarart gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Ken Keltner gets a new one-year contract worth $6,414,286 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Tiny Bonham gets a new one-year contract worth $1,892,857 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Tommy Heath gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Johnny Gorsica gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Larry Rosenthal gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Johnny Humphries gets a new one-year contract worth $1,015,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Newt Kimball gets a new one-year contract worth $517,143 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Joe Kohlman gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Clay Bryant gets a new one-year contract worth $803,571 through salary arbitration.
DET:Jimmy Wasdell gets a new one-year contract worth $1,202,143 through salary arbitration.
DET:Nick Etten gets a new one-year contract worth $3,228,571 through salary arbitration.
DET:Buddy Rosar gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
DET:Lee Handley gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
DET:Red Anderson gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
DET:Al Blanche gets a new one-year contract worth $480,000 through salary arbitration.
DET:Pee wee Reese gets a new one-year contract worth $1,278,571 through salary arbitration.
DET:Harry Boyles gets a new one-year contract worth $1,971,429 through salary arbitration.
DET:Pep Rambert gets a new one-year contract worth $1,348,571 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Hal Newhouser gets a new one-year contract worth $1,410,000 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Bama Rowell gets a new one-year contract worth $725,000 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Dom Dimaggio gets a new one-year contract worth $1,278,571 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Manny Salvo gets a new one-year contract worth $3,221,429 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Mickey Witek gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Carl Doyle gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
SLA:John Gaddy gets a new one-year contract worth $3,221,429 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Art Jones gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Dizzy Trout gets a new one-year contract worth $1,800,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Marius Russo gets a new one-year contract worth $1,080,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Goody Rosen gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Ed Heusser gets a new one-year contract worth $3,051,429 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Ray Mueller gets a new one-year contract worth $1,240,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:George Myatt gets a new one-year contract worth $792,857 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Bill Lefebvre gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Birdie Tebbetts gets a new one-year contract worth $978,571 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Benny Mccoy gets a new one-year contract worth $775,714 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Fred Hutchinson gets a new one-year contract worth $435,000 through salary arbitration.
CIN:John Mihalic gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Al Javery gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Johnny Oulliber gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Hugh Mulcahy gets a new one-year contract worth $852,857 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Stan Spence gets a new one-year contract worth $3,207,143 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Rodolfo Fernandez gets a new one-year contract worth $570,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Bill Lohrman gets a new one-year contract worth $1,985,714 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Jerry Benjamin gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Jim Tabor gets a new one-year contract worth $1,600,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Jimmy Bloodworth gets a new one-year contract worth $1,707,143 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Parnell Woods gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Leroy Morney gets a new one-year contract worth $1,757,143 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Frenchy Bordagaray gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:George Susce gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Steve Rachunok gets a new one-year contract worth $1,120,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Nick Tremark gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Lyman Bostock gets a new one-year contract worth $1,021,429 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Barney Mccosky gets a new one-year contract worth $3,664,286 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Roy Hughes gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Dick Errickson gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Mort Cooper gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Sammy t. Hughes gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Gene Hasson gets a new one-year contract worth $4,700,000 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Bill Nicholson gets a new one-year contract worth $7,164,286 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Ed Head gets a new one-year contract worth $3,650,000 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Bill Brubaker gets a new one-year contract worth $571,429 through salary arbitration.
CHC:Monte Irvin gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CHC:Howard Easterling gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CHC:Paul Masterson gets a new one-year contract worth $548,571 through salary arbitration.
CHC:Joe Schultz gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CHC:Ed Moriarty gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CHC:Leon Day gets a new one-year contract worth $2,664,286 through salary arbitration.
CHC:Ray Brown gets a new one-year contract worth $357,143 through salary arbitration.
NYN:Mickey Vernon gets a new one-year contract worth $1,600,000 through salary arbitration.
NYN:Max West gets a new one-year contract worth $2,821,429 through salary arbitration.
NYN:Bill Atwood gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
NYN:Johnny Gee gets a new one-year contract worth $646,429 through salary arbitration.
NYN:Vito Tamulis gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
NYN:Wally Judnich gets a new one-year contract worth $2,957,143 through salary arbitration.
STL:George Gick gets a new one-year contract worth $435,714 through salary arbitration.
STL:Bob Elliott gets a new one-year contract worth $3,514,286 through salary arbitration.
STL:Joe Gordon gets a new one-year contract worth $6,028,571 through salary arbitration.
STL:Paul Erickson gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
STL:Gibby Brack gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
STL:Mike Balas gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
STL:Johnny Hudson gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
STL:Pete Naktenis gets a new one-year contract worth $2,014,286 through salary arbitration.
STL:Les Powers gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
STL:Bob Brown gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
STL:Sam Nahem gets a new one-year contract worth $3,057,143 through salary arbitration.
STL:Lou Thuman gets a new one-year contract worth $482,143 through salary arbitration.
Sunday 4/2/1944 :
PIT: Buck Rogers pitches a 2-hit shutout against Philadelphia (N)!!
Thursday 4/6/1944 :
Phil Weintraub hits a 507-foot homerun!!
Joe Medwick hits a 510-foot homerun!!
Friday 4/7/1944 :
SLA: John Gaddy pitches a 3-hit shutout against Cleveland!!
Monday 4/10/1944 :
American League-Player of the Week:
2B Babe Young (BOS)!
He batted .600 in 20 AB, with 4 HR and 9 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
2B Joe Gordon (STL)!
He batted .478 in 23 AB, with 5 HR and 11 RBI.
Tuesday 4/11/1944 :
BSN: Hank Leiber hits 3 homers against St. Louis (N).
Thursday 4/13/1944 :
Nick Etten hits a 492-foot homerun!!
Gee Walker hits a 506-foot homerun!!
Jeff Heath hits a 504-foot homerun!!
Saturday 4/15/1944 :
Vince Dimaggio hits a 505-foot homerun!!
Monday 4/17/1944 :
American League-Player of the Week:
1B Stan Musial (SLA)!
He batted .483 in 29 AB, with 5 HR and 14 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
LF Mel Ott (CIN)!
He batted .478 in 23 AB, with 7 HR and 12 RBI.
Bobby Doerr hits a 490-foot homerun!!
Sunday 4/23/1944 :
Vince Dimaggio hits a 504-foot homerun!!
Monday 4/24/1944 :
American League-Player of the Week:
LF Ted Williams (BOS)!
He batted .522 in 23 AB, with 2 HR and 10 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
CF Johnny Davis (CHC)!
He batted .500 in 22 AB, with 3 HR and 8 RBI.
Lou Boudreau hits a 506-foot homerun!!
Thursday 4/27/1944 :
CHC: Stuart Jones sets a new single game Chicago (N)-Record for Strikeouts with 15!
CHC: Stuart Jones pitches a 1-hit shutout against New York (N)!!
CHC: Stuart Jones strikes out 16 against New York (N).
Monday 5/1/1944 :
American League-Player of the Week:
3B Charlie English (PHA)!
He batted .455 in 22 AB, with 1 HR and 7 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
SS Arky Vaughan (CIN)!
He batted .474 in 19 AB, with 2 HR and 5 RBI.
National League-Pitcher of the Month:
Stuart Jones (CHC)!
He had a record of 4-1 in 6 games started, with an ERA of 1.56 and 1 shutouts.
National League-Batter of the Month:
Mel Ott (CIN)!
He batted .382 in 89 AB, with 14 homers and 28 RBI.
SLA: Manny Salvo pitches a 3-hit shutout against Cleveland!!
CLE: Wally Berger gets his 2500th career hit!!
CIN: Jack Wilson pitches a 1-hit shutout against Pittsburgh!!
Wednesday 5/3/1944 :
Joe Medwick hits a 490-foot homerun!!
Thursday 5/4/1944 :
Stan Musial hits a 496-foot homerun!!
Sammy Byrd hits a 491-foot homerun!!
NYN: Johnny Podgajny pitches a 3-hit shutout against Cincinnati!!
Monday 5/8/1944 :
American League-Player of the Week:
CF Jeff Heath (DET)!
He batted .444 in 18 AB, with 4 HR and 12 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
3B Buddy Lewis (BSN)!
He batted .467 in 30 AB, with 3 HR and 8 RBI.
Wednesday 5/10/1944 :
CHC: Josh Gibson drives in 8 runs against Cincinnati.
Sunday 5/14/1944 :
WAS: Early Wynn pitches a 2-hit shutout against Chicago (A)!!
Monday 5/15/1944 :
American League-Player of the Week:
LF Ted Williams (BOS)!
He batted .500 in 18 AB, with 7 HR and 10 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
1B Ray Dandridge (PHI)!
He batted .565 in 23 AB, with 2 HR and 8 RBI.
Wednesday 5/17/1944 :
BRO: Bill Nicholson crushes 3 homers against Chicago (N).
Thursday 5/18/1944 :
CLE: Jo-jo Moore gets his 2500th career hit!!
Monday 5/22/1944 :
American League-Player of the Week:
3B Ken Keltner (CLE)!
He batted .500 in 20 AB, with 3 HR and 9 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
RF Bill Nicholson (BRO)!
He batted .500 in 20 AB, with 6 HR and 13 RBI.
NYN: Hank Greenberg crushes 3 homers against Chicago (N).
Tuesday 5/23/1944 :
STL: Sam Nahem pitches a 1-hit shutout against Chicago (N)!!
Thursday 5/25/1944 :
Joe Dimaggio hits a 497-foot homerun!!
Joe Medwick hits a 505-foot homerun!!
Monday 5/29/1944 :
American League-Player of the Week:
LF Roy Cullenbine (NYY)!
He batted .522 in 23 AB, with 2 HR and 8 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
RF Bill Nicholson (BRO)!
He batted .500 in 24 AB, with 4 HR and 14 RBI.
Tuesday 5/30/1944 :
George Kell hits a 503-foot homerun!!
Wednesday 5/31/1944 :
NYY: Bill Donovan pitches a 3-hit shutout against St. Louis (A)!!
Thursday 6/1/1944 :
National League-Pitcher of the Month:
Jack Wilson (CIN)!
He had a record of 5-2 in 8 games started, with an ERA of 3.82 and 1 shutouts.
National League-Batter of the Month:
Bill Nicholson (BRO)!
He batted .406 in 96 AB, with 14 homers and 36 RBI.
Vince Dimaggio hits a 490-foot homerun!!
Friday 6/2/1944 :
CHA: Stubby Overmire pitches a NO-HITTER against Philadelphia (A)!!
George Kell hits a 502-foot homerun!!
NYN: Johnny Gee pitches a 2-hit shutout against Boston (N)!!
Monday 6/5/1944 :
American League-Player of the Week:
LF Ted Williams (BOS)!
He batted .400 in 20 AB, with 5 HR and 10 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
RF Bill Nicholson (BRO)!
He batted .529 in 17 AB, with 4 HR and 9 RBI.
Wednesday 6/7/1944 :
DET: Jeff Heath crushes 3 homers against Boston (A).
PHA: Calvin Chapman sets a new single game AL-Record for Stolen Bases with 4!
Saturday 6/10/1944 :
Roy Cullenbine hits a 505-foot homerun!!
NYY: Red Barrett pitches a 3-hit shutout against Boston (A)!!
Monday 6/12/1944 :
American League-Player of the Week:
P Red Barrett (NYY)!
He won 2 games, with one shutout, pitched 18 innings
with an ERA of 0.50, fanning 9.
National League-Player of the Week:
SS Arky Vaughan (CIN)!
He batted .682 in 22 AB, with 5 HR and 10 RBI.
Chet Laabs hits a 501-foot homerun!!
Friday 6/16/1944 :
Johnny Lindell hits a 497-foot homerun!!
Sunday 6/18/1944 :
Joe Medwick hits a 493-foot homerun!!
Monday 6/19/1944 :
American League-Player of the Week:
3B Ken Keltner (CLE)!
He batted .440 in 25 AB, with 4 HR and 10 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
3B Hank Greenberg (NYN)!
He batted .519 in 27 AB, with 2 HR and 8 RBI.
Tuesday 6/20/1944 :
PHA: Tex Shirley pitches a 3-hit shutout against St. Louis (A)!!
Wednesday 6/21/1944 :
PHA: Wally Holborow pitches a 2-hit shutout against St. Louis (A)!!
Saturday 6/24/1944 :
PIT: Bill Wright slams 3 homers against Brooklyn.
Monday 6/26/1944 :
American League-Player of the Week:
P Tex Shirley (PHA)!
He won 2 games, with one shutout, pitched 18 innings
with an ERA of 1.50, fanning 9.
National League-Player of the Week:
C Josh Gibson (CHC)!
He batted .435 in 23 AB, with 5 HR and 14 RBI.
Saturday 7/1/1944 :
American League-Pitcher of the Month:
Wally Holborow (PHA)!
He had a record of 3-1 in 5 games started, with an ERA of 1.02 and 1 shutouts.
American League-Batter of the Month:
Ken Keltner (CLE)!
He batted .371 in 97 AB, with 11 homers and 28 RBI.
National League-Pitcher of the Month:
John Williams (CIN)!
He had a record of 7-0 in 8 games started, with an ERA of 4.39 and 1 shutouts.
National League-Batter of the Month:
Mel Ott (CIN)!
He batted .370 in 92 AB, with 14 homers and 36 RBI.
BOS: Sam Chapman has 8 RBI against Philadelphia (A).
Monday 7/3/1944 :
American League-Player of the Week:
RF Vince Dimaggio (NYY)!
He batted .579 in 19 AB, with 3 HR and 11 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
RF Tommy Henrich (CHC)!
He batted .429 in 21 AB, with 6 HR and 13 RBI.
Tuesday 7/4/1944 :
These players were selected for the AL OOTP-Allstar Team :
P Marv Breuer from Boston (A)
P Bill Donovan from New York (A)
P Max Butcher from Detroit
P Tommy De la cruz from Boston (A)
P Red Barrett from New York (A)
P John Gaddy from St. Louis (A)
P Gene Lambert from Cleveland
P Wally Holborow from Philadelphia (A)
P Xavier Rescigno from Chicago (A)
P Tom Baker from Boston (A)
C Walker Cooper from Washington
C Quincy Trouppe from New York (A)
1B Stan Musial from St. Louis (A)
2B Babe Young from Boston (A)
3B Ken Keltner from Cleveland
SS Lou Chiozza from New York (A)
LF Ted Williams from Boston (A)
CF Jeff Heath from Detroit
RF Elbie Fletcher from Cleveland
1B Eddie Robinson from Boston (A)
LF Joe Dimaggio from Philadelphia (A)
LF Sam Chapman from Boston (A)
CF Francisco Coimbre from Boston (A)
2B Johnny Pesky from Washington
2B Henry Kimbro from St. Louis (A)
These players were selected for the NL OOTP-Allstar Team :
P Sam Nahem from St. Louis (N)
P John Williams from Cincinnati
P Dan Bankhead from Cincinnati
P Paul Gehrman from Cincinnati
P Johnny Marcum from New York (N)
P Ed Head from Brooklyn
P Jack Wilson from Cincinnati
P Len Perme from St. Louis (N)
P Bernie Walter from Pittsburgh
P Jim Tennant from New York (N)
C Ernie Lombardi from Pittsburgh
C Josh Gibson from Chicago (N)
1B Johnny Mize from St. Louis (N)
2B Joe Gordon from St. Louis (N)
3B Hank Greenberg from New York (N)
SS Arky Vaughan from Cincinnati
LF Mel Ott from Cincinnati
CF Willard Brown from Brooklyn
RF Bill Nicholson from Brooklyn
1B Phil Cavarretta from Cincinnati
CF Bob Elliott from St. Louis (N)
CF Bill Wright from Pittsburgh
LF Bruce Campbell from Boston (N)
3B Buddy Lewis from Boston (N)
2B Hank Thompson from Philadelphia (N)
Saturday 7/8/1944 :
Lorenzo Davis hits a 503-foot homerun!!
BSN: Hal Trosky hits his 500th career homer!!
STL: Johnny Mize hits for the cycle against Chicago (N)!
Sunday 7/9/1944 :
Vince Dimaggio hits a 501-foot homerun!!
Johnny Lindell hits a 497-foot homerun!!
Monday 7/10/1944 :
CLE: Ken Keltner hits 3 homers against Detroit.
Tuesday 7/11/1944 :
Joe Medwick hits a 493-foot homerun!!
Thursday 7/13/1944 :
Ted Williams hits a 502-foot homerun!!
Sam Chapman hits a 510-foot homerun!!
CLE: Wally Berger hits his 500th career homer!!
Friday 7/14/1944 :
CIN: Dan Bankhead pitches a 3-hit shutout against Chicago (N)!!
Monday 7/17/1944 :
American League-Player of the Week:
3B Ken Keltner (CLE)!
He batted .519 in 27 AB, with 6 HR and 15 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
LF Max West (NYN)!
He batted .450 in 20 AB, with 2 HR and 11 RBI.
Thursday 7/20/1944 :
SLA: Dick Bartell gets his 2000th career hit!!
Friday 7/21/1944 :
Jeff Heath hits a 489-foot homerun!!
Saturday 7/22/1944 :
Joe Medwick hits a 491-foot homerun!!
BRO: Johnny Sain pitches a 3-hit shutout against Philadelphia (N)!!
Monday 7/24/1944 :
American League-Player of the Week:
1B Eddie Robinson (BOS)!
He batted .364 in 22 AB, with 5 HR and 9 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
CF Sid Gordon (BSN)!
He batted .565 in 23 AB, with 4 HR and 7 RBI.
Wednesday 7/26/1944 :
Ray Sanders hits a 505-foot homerun!!
Monday 7/31/1944 :
American League-Player of the Week:
2B Babe Young (BOS)!
He batted .450 in 20 AB, with 3 HR and 8 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
2B Augie Galan (BRO)!
He batted .481 in 27 AB, with 4 HR and 4 RBI.
BSN: Allie Reynolds pitches a 2-hit shutout against St. Louis (N)!!
Tuesday 8/1/1944 :
American League-Pitcher of the Month:
John Gaddy (SLA)!
He had a record of 4-1 in 5 games started, with an ERA of 1.88 and 1 shutouts.
American League-Batter of the Month:
Ken Keltner (CLE)!
He batted .344 in 96 AB, with 11 homers and 29 RBI.
National League-Pitcher of the Month:
Pete Naktenis (STL)!
He had a record of 4-1 in 6 games started, with an ERA of 2.15.
National League-Batter of the Month:
Hal Trosky (BSN)!
He batted .394 in 99 AB, with 10 homers and 34 RBI.
Sunday 8/6/1944 :
DET: Nick Etten slams 3 homers against Boston (A).
Monday 8/7/1944 :
American League-Player of the Week:
2B Ken Keltner (CLE)!
He batted .458 in 24 AB, with 3 HR and 10 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
CF Sid Gordon (BSN)!
He batted .474 in 19 AB, with 5 HR and 8 RBI.
SLA: Robert Palm gets his 2500th career hit!!
Tuesday 8/8/1944 :
WAS: Tex Hughson pitches a 3-hit shutout against Philadelphia (A)!!
PHI: Willard Marshall hits for the cycle against Cincinnati!
Saturday 8/12/1944 :
BOS: Lefty Wilkie pitches a 3-hit shutout against Chicago (A)!!
Sunday 8/13/1944 :
CLE: Rudy York slams 3 homers against Philadelphia (A).
NYN: Lazaro Salazar gets his 2000th career hit!!
Monday 8/14/1944 :
National League-Player of the Week:
2B Hank Thompson (PHI)!
He batted .414 in 29 AB, with 3 HR and 7 RBI.
Wednesday 8/16/1944 :
STL: Pete Naktenis fans 15 batters against Cincinnati.
Monday 8/21/1944 :
American League-Player of the Week:
CF Jeff Heath (DET)!
He batted .455 in 22 AB, with 4 HR and 8 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
CF Johnny Davis (CHC)!
He batted .476 in 21 AB, with 5 HR and 8 RBI.
Tuesday 8/22/1944 :
CHA: Walter Signer pitches a 3-hit shutout against Detroit!!
Thursday 8/24/1944 :
Joe Medwick hits a 510-foot homerun!!

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