LEAGUE NEWS
Saturday, 5/27/1945
Tuesday 1/31/1945 :
Buzz Boyle retires ...
Cliff Bolton retires ...
Cy Blanton retires ...
Sol Carter retires ...
Adam Comorosky retires ...
Orlin Collier retires ...
Ed Cole retires ...
Bill Cox retires ...
Frankie Crosetti retires ...
Frank Bushey retires ...
Charlie Devens retires ...
Lonny Frey retires ...
Mickey Haslin retires ...
Billy Herman retires ...
Herb Harris retires ...
Jimmy Jordan retires ...
Bobby Estalella retires ...
Woody Jensen retires ...
Woody English retires ...
Fabian Kowalik retires ...
Ival Goodman retires ...
Bucky Jacobs retires ...
Harry Gumbert retires ...
Floyd Giebell retires ...
Red Kress retires ...
Emil Roy retires ...
Eric Mcnair retires ...
Archie Mckain retires ...
Ernie Koy retires ...
George Puccinelli retires ...
Bill Swift retires ...
Frenchy Uhalt retires ...
BOS: Hank Gornicki retires ...
BOS: Roger Wolff retires ...
BOS: Pretzel Pezzullo retires ...
BOS: Herman Besse retires ...
BOS: Dan Mcgee retires ...
BOS: Lee Riley retires ...
NYY: Phil Weintraub retires ...
NYY: Ace Adams retires ...
NYY: Howie Storie retires ...
NYY: Matt Carlisle retires ...
NYY: Joe Martin retires ...
PHA: Skeeter Webb retires ...
PHA: Jack Redmond retires ...
PHA: Buck Fausett retires ...
PHA: Lindsay Deal retires ...
WAS: Fred Archer retires ...
WAS: Pinky May retires ...
WAS: Johnny Peacock retires ...
WAS: Willard Hershberger retires ...
WAS: Bob Keely retires ...
CHA: Don Heffner retires ...
CHA: Hank Miklos retires ...
CLE: Jim Hitchcock retires ...
CLE: John Wells retires ...
CLE: Tony Parisse retires ...
DET: Al Niemiec retires ...
DET: Chuck Hostetler retires ...
DET: Sam Harshany retires ...
SLA: Joe Chamberlain retires ...
SLA: Flea Clifton retires ...
SLA: Yank Terry retires ...
SLA: Art Jones retires ...
BSN: Carlos Moore retires ...
BSN: Justin Stein retires ...
BSN: Buddy Blair retires ...
BSN: Johnnie Chambers retires ...
BSN: Leroy Herrmann retires ...
BSN: Stan Klopp retires ...
CIN: Bill Dickey retires ...
CIN: John Williams retires ...
He will be in the Hall Of Fame!
CIN: Red Nonnenkamp retires ...
CIN: Ralph Winegarner retires ...
CIN: Ted Petoskey retires ...
CIN: Ed Leip retires ...
CIN: Art Evans retires ...
CIN: Glenn Chapman retires ...
CIN: Bill Mcghee retires ...
PHI: Frenchy Bordagaray retires ...
PHI: Herb Hash retires ...
PHI: Dick Newsome retires ...
PIT: Lloyd Johnson retires ...
PIT: Jack Peerson retires ...
PIT: Fred Frink retires ...
PIT: Bill Humphrey retires ...
PIT: Jim Tyack retires ...
BRO: Bert Delmas retires ...
BRO: Nig Lipscomb retires ...
BRO: Vallie Eaves retires ...
BRO: Dykes Potter retires ...
BRO: Irv Stein retires ...
CHC: Willie Wells retires ...
CHC: Sig Broskie retires ...
CHC: Lou Tost retires ...
NYN: Roy Weir retires ...
NYN: John Dixon retires ...
NYN: Bill Atwood retires ...
NYN: Bill Miller retires ...
NYN: Vic Harris retires ...
NYN: Bill Brenzel retires ...
NYN: Gordon Mcnaughton retires ...
NYN: Roland Gladu retires ...
STL: Herman Fink retires ...
STL: Julio Bonetti retires ...
STL: Bill Baker retires ...
STL: Bob Brown retires ...
STL: Joe Becker retires ...
STL: Joe Vitelli retires ...
STL: Bill Mcwilliams retires ...
CHA: Fan loyalty drops to Extremely Poor...
SLA: Fan loyalty increases to Fair!
St. Louis (A) : Team market grows to Really Big!
New York (N) : Team market grows to Big!
BOS:Ted Williams gets a new one-year contract worth $13,120,000 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Marv Breuer gets a new one-year contract worth $4,400,000 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:Al Hollingsworth gets a new one-year contract worth $475,000 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:Ernie White gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
NYY:Hank Steinbacher gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
NYY:Glenn Liebhardt gets a new one-year contract worth $480,000 through salary arbitration.
NYY:Roy Cullenbine gets a new one-year contract worth $2,821,429 through salary arbitration.
NYY:Rusty Peters 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.
NYY:Red Barrett gets a new one-year contract worth $5,057,143 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Phil Rizzuto gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Joe Callahan gets a new one-year contract worth $1,800,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Bud Bates gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Elmer Valo gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Al Rubeling gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 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.
PHA:Paul Kardow gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 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 $3,328,571 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Lou Boudreau gets a new one-year contract worth $2,685,714 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Harry Walker gets a new one-year contract worth $1,600,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Walker Cooper gets a new one-year contract worth $3,207,143 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Pete Suder gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Mike Naymick gets a new one-year contract worth $517,143 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Les Mueller gets a new one-year contract worth $400,000 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Orval Grove gets a new one-year contract worth $1,342,857 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Hank Sauer gets a new one-year contract worth $364,286 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Sammy Holbrook gets a new one-year contract worth $462,857 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Bill Fleming gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Art Johnson 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 $2,442,857 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Pete Coscarart gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Morrie Aderholt gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 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:Murry Dickson gets a new one-year contract worth $1,024,286 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Johnny Humphries gets a new one-year contract worth $1,015,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Tom Earley gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 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:Stan Sperry 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.
CLE:Bob Scheffing gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Carden Gillenwater gets a new one-year contract worth $1,150,714 through salary arbitration.
DET:Jimmy Wasdell gets a new one-year contract worth $1,478,571 through salary arbitration.
DET:Nick Etten gets a new one-year contract worth $4,235,714 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 $432,857 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 $2,178,571 through salary arbitration.
DET:Bob Carpenter gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 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:Stan Musial gets a new one-year contract worth $7,621,429 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Bama Rowell gets a new one-year contract worth $960,714 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Harry Craft gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Phil Masi gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 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 $4,664,286 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 $1,478,571 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Dave Koslo gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Bill Lefebvre gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Benny Mccoy gets a new one-year contract worth $775,714 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Dan Bankhead gets a new one-year contract worth $4,278,571 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Fred Hutchinson gets a new one-year contract worth $435,000 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Al Javery gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Stan Spence gets a new one-year contract worth $4,028,571 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Gene Ford gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Frankie Gustine gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Whitey Moore gets a new one-year contract worth $2,700,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Rodolfo Fernandez gets a new one-year contract worth $570,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Jim Tabor gets a new one-year contract worth $1,600,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Parnell Woods gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Bob Lemon gets a new one-year contract worth $1,150,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Steve Rachunok gets a new one-year contract worth $1,120,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Bob Joyce gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 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 $1,528,571 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Harry Brecheen gets a new one-year contract worth $1,278,571 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Barney Mccosky gets a new one-year contract worth $5,771,429 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:Vern Stephens gets a new one-year contract worth $3,300,000 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Mort Cooper gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Bill Nicholson gets a new one-year contract worth $7,864,286 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Stu Martin gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Hal Spindel gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Ed Head gets a new one-year contract worth $3,650,000 through salary arbitration.
CHC:Lester Lockett gets a new one-year contract worth $1,440,000 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:Buck Ross gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CHC:Joe Schultz gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CHC:Verdell Mathis gets a new one-year contract worth $3,250,000 through salary arbitration.
CHC:Ed Moriarty gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CHC:Johnny Dickshot gets a new one-year contract worth $364,286 through salary arbitration.
NYN:Mickey Vernon gets a new one-year contract worth $2,807,143 through salary arbitration.
NYN:Johnny Gee gets a new one-year contract worth $2,950,000 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 $2,034,286 through salary arbitration.
STL:Whitey Kurowski gets a new one-year contract worth $3,078,571 through salary arbitration.
STL:Paul Erickson gets a new one-year contract worth $5,571,429 through salary arbitration.
STL:Art Parks gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
STL:Mike Balas gets a new one-year contract worth $880,000 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 $4,371,429 through salary arbitration.
STL:Les Powers gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
STL:Joe Dobson gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
STL:Sam Nahem gets a new one-year contract worth $4,807,143 through salary arbitration.
STL:Herman Franks gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
STL:Lou Thuman gets a new one-year contract worth $482,143 through salary arbitration.
Sunday 4/2/1945 :
NYN: Hank Greenberg hits his 800th career homer!!
Wednesday 4/5/1945 :
Joe Dimaggio hits a 509-foot homerun!!
Saturday 4/8/1945 :
STL: Pete Naktenis pitches a 2-hit shutout against Chicago (N)!!
Monday 4/10/1945 :
American League-Player of the Week:
SS Jackie Robinson (CHA)!
He batted .516 in 31 AB, with 3 HR and 12 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
1B Johnny Mize (STL)!
He batted .417 in 24 AB, with 4 HR and 12 RBI.
DET: Jeff Heath slams 3 homers against Washington.
Wednesday 4/12/1945 :
BOS: Bill Bevens pitches a 2-hit shutout against St. Louis (A)!!
CHC: Verdell Mathis pitches a 2-hit shutout against Pittsburgh!!
Friday 4/14/1945 :
DET: Max Butcher pitches a 3-hit shutout against Philadelphia (A)!!
Saturday 4/15/1945 :
Don Gutteridge hits a 509-foot homerun!!
Sunday 4/16/1945 :
CLE: Jim Hayes pitches a 3-hit shutout against Philadelphia (A)!!
NYY: Stubby Overmire pitches a 1-hit shutout against Chicago (A)!!
Monday 4/17/1945 :
American League-Player of the Week:
CF Jeff Heath (DET)!
He batted .433 in 30 AB, with 5 HR and 13 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
3B Gil Hodges (CHC)!
He batted .500 in 26 AB, with 5 HR and 6 RBI.
Tuesday 4/18/1945 :
Bobby Doerr hits a 508-foot homerun!!
Saturday 4/22/1945 :
SLA: Red Embree pitches a 3-hit shutout against Philadelphia (A)!!
NYY: Walt Lanfranconi pitches a 2-hit shutout against Detroit!!
Sunday 4/23/1945 :
Eddie Robinson hits a 504-foot homerun!!
Monday 4/24/1945 :
American League-Player of the Week:
1B Hal Trosky (CLE)!
He batted .478 in 23 AB, with 4 HR and 12 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
SS Arky Vaughan (CIN)!
He batted .611 in 18 AB, with 4 HR and 12 RBI.
Tuesday 4/25/1945 :
Babe Young hits a 501-foot homerun!!
Sunday 4/30/1945 :
CIN: Phil Cavarretta hits for the cycle against Philadelphia (N)!
Monday 5/1/1945 :
American League-Player of the Week:
2B Odell Hale (DET)!
He batted .750 in 16 AB, with 6 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
1B Tommy Henrich (CHC)!
He batted .471 in 17 AB, with 4 HR and 6 RBI.
American League-Pitcher of the Month:
Walt Lanfranconi (NYY)!
He had a record of 3-0 in 3 games started, with an ERA of 1.00 and 1 shutouts.
American League-Batter of the Month:
Jackie Robinson (CHA)!
He batted .465 in 114 AB, with 6 homers and 25 RBI.
National League-Pitcher of the Month:
Jack Wilson (CIN)!
He had a record of 6-1 in 7 games started, with an ERA of 2.76.
National League-Batter of the Month:
Arky Vaughan (CIN)!
He batted .451 in 71 AB, with 11 homers and 27 RBI.
PIT: Buck Rogers pitches a 3-hit shutout against Boston (N)!!
Friday 5/5/1945 :
BOS: Ted Williams slams 3 homers against St. Louis (A).
Hal Trosky hits a 492-foot homerun!!
Saturday 5/6/1945 :
Dick Bartell hits a 492-foot homerun!!
DET: Al Veigel pitches a 3-hit shutout against Philadelphia (A)!!
Sunday 5/7/1945 :
NYN: Johnny Gee pitches a 3-hit shutout against Pittsburgh!!
Monday 5/8/1945 :
American League-Player of the Week:
1B Hal Trosky (CLE)!
He batted .407 in 27 AB, with 5 HR and 7 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
CF Bill Wright (PIT)!
He batted .381 in 21 AB, with 2 HR and 9 RBI.
Robert Palm hits a 502-foot homerun!!
SLA: Robert Palm hits his 600th career homer!!
Tuesday 5/9/1945 :
Hank Sauer hits a 506-foot homerun!!
Johnny Lindell hits a 495-foot homerun!!
Monday 5/15/1945 :
American League-Player of the Week:
SS Lou Chiozza (NYY)!
He batted .545 in 22 AB, with 1 HR and 2 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
RF Bill Nicholson (BRO)!
He batted .435 in 23 AB, with 3 HR and 8 RBI.
Sunday 5/21/1945 :
BOS: Eddie Robinson crushes 3 homers against Washington.
BOS: Eddie Robinson drives in 8 runs against Washington.
Monday 5/22/1945 :
National League-Player of the Week:
CF Bill Wright (PIT)!
He batted .455 in 22 AB, with 3 HR and 11 RBI.
Tuesday 5/23/1945 :
CHC: Joe Coleman pitches a 3-hit shutout against St. Louis (N)!!
Friday 5/26/1945 :
STL: Len Perme pitches a 2-hit shutout against Philadelphia (N)!!

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