MAJOR TRANSACTION NEWS
Monday, 8/7/1947
Tuesday 1/31/1947 :
Pittsburgh: Put CF Al Gionfriddo on the 60 Day DL.
Wednesday 2/1/1947 :
New York (N): Free agent P Pep Rambert has been signed to a contract of $5,000,000 per year, for 3 years.
Boston (A): Free agent P Tom Baker has been signed to a contract of $4,250,000 per year, for 3 years.
Thursday 2/2/1947 :
Philadelphia (A): Free agent 2B Augie Galan has been signed to a contract of $8,250,000 per year, for 3 years.
Boston (A): Free agent C Harry Danning has been signed to a contract of $470,000 per year, for 2 years.
New York (N): Free agent SS Mickey Witek has been signed to a contract of $1,000,000 per year, for 2 years.
Friday 2/3/1947 :
New York (N): Free agent CF Wally Judnich has been signed to a contract of $8,000,000 per year, for 4 years.
Saturday 2/4/1947 :
Philadelphia (A): Free agent P Stuart Jones has been signed to a contract of $310,000 per year, for 2 years.
Sunday 2/5/1947 :
New York (N): Free agent P Bill Zuber has been signed to a contract of $7,500,000 per year, for 3 years.
Chicago (A): Free agent P Fred Hutchinson has been signed to a contract of $520,000 per year, for 2 years.
Philadelphia (A): Free agent P Paul Masterson has been signed to a contract of $1,230,000 per year, for 2 years.
Boston (A): Free agent 3B Rusty Peters has been signed to a contract of $475,000 per year, for 2 years.
Monday 2/6/1947 :
New York (N): Free agent LF Monte Irvin has been signed to a contract of $6,000,000 per year, for 4 years.
Boston (A): Free agent P Marv Breuer has been signed to a contract of $6,000,000 per year, for 3 years.
Tuesday 2/7/1947 :
Boston (A): Free agent LF Jimmy Wasdell has been signed to a contract of $1,750,000 per year, for 2 years.
Monday 2/13/1947 :
Pittsburgh: Free agent P Ed Heusser has been signed to a contract of $2,500,001 per year, for 2 years.
Tuesday 2/14/1947 :
New York (N): Free agent LF Dixie Walker has been signed to a contract of $1,500,000 per year, for 2 years.
Pittsburgh: Free agent 3B Roy Hughes has been signed to a contract of $301,001 per year, for 2 years.
Thursday 2/16/1947 :
Pittsburgh: Free agent LF Kit Carson has been signed to a contract of $775,001 per year, for 2 years.
Saturday 2/18/1947 :
Chicago (A): Free agent RF Bill Nicholson has been signed to a contract of $15,000,000 per year, for 5 years.
Sunday 2/19/1947 :
Pittsburgh: Free agent P Steve Rachunok has been signed to a contract of $1,500,001 per year, for 2 years.
Monday 2/27/1947 :
Pittsburgh: Free agent C Bill Conroy has been signed to a contract of $526,001 per year, for 2 years.
Saturday 4/1/1947 :
Boston (N): 1B Ted Kluszewski was promoted from AAA to the active roster.
New York (A): Released P Ernie White.
Cleveland: Put LF Lazaro Salazar on the 60 Day DL.
Pittsburgh: Put LF Mike Mccormick on the 15 Day DL.
New York (N): Released RF Bud Hafey.
Philadelphia (A): P Jesse Flores was sent down from the active roster to AAA San Francisco Seals.
Philadelphia (N): SS Jimmy Bloodworth was put on the 15-Day DL.
Philadelphia (N): 2B Stan Rojek was promoted from AAA Scranton/Wilkes Barre Phillies to the active roster.
Philadelphia (N): C Bruce Ogrodowski was sent down from the active roster to AA Reading Phillies.
Philadelphia (N): C Joe Garagiola was promoted from AAA Scranton/Wilkes Barre Phillies to the active roster.
Chicago (A): P Claude Crocker was promoted from to AAA Peoria.
Chicago (A): P Vic Raschi was promoted from to AAA Peoria.
Washington: Released P Glenn Liebhardt.
Sunday 4/9/1947 :
New York (A) : Free agent Joe Gonzales has been signed to a contract of $1,500,000 per year, for 1 years.
New York (A) : Free agent Jim Winford has been signed to a contract of $2,500,000 per year, for 1 years.
Cincinnati : Free agent George Case has been signed to a contract of $1,756,000 per year, for 1 years.
Tuesday 4/25/1947 :
Trade between New York (A) and Cincinnati :
Cincinnati gets :
P Jim Winford
New York (A) gets :
CF George Case
Wednesday 4/26/1947 :
New York (A): P John Fick was sent down from the active roster to AAA Newark Bears.
Cincinnati: Released C Bill Patton.
Wednesday 5/10/1947 :
Cincinnati : Phil Cavarretta has been signed to a contract extension, $10,710,000 per year, for 3 years.
Cleveland : Rudy York has been signed to a contract extension, $15,500,000 per year, for 4 years.
Tuesday 5/16/1947 :
Pittsburgh: Released P Buck Rogers.
Thursday 5/18/1947 :
Philadelphia (A): LF Elmer Valo was put on the 15-Day DL.
Philadelphia (A): 2B Hal Peck was promoted from to AAA San Francisco Seals.
Philadelphia (A): RF Austin Knickerbocker was promoted from AAA San Francisco Seals to the active roster.
Chicago (N): 1B Tommy Henrich was put on the 15-Day DL.
Chicago (N): LF Del Ennis was promoted from AAA Iowa Cubs to the active roster.
Pittsburgh: Put C Ernie Lombardi on the 15 Day DL.
Brooklyn: Released 3B Strick Shofner.
Brooklyn: Put RF Bama Rowell on the 15 Day DL.
Saturday 6/3/1947 :
New York (A): Put 2B Lorenzo Davis on the 15 Day DL.
Cincinnati : Mel Ott has been signed to a contract extension, $900,000 per year, for 1 years.
Cincinnati : Stan Spence has been signed to a contract extension, $9,000,000 per year, for 3 years.
Chicago (A) : Ewell Blackwell has been signed to a contract extension, $6,460,000 per year, for 4 years.
Chicago (A) : Bobby Doerr has been signed to a contract extension, $10,500,000 per year, for 5 years.
Chicago (A) : Lou Scoffic has been signed to a contract extension, $500,000 per year, for 1 years.
Philadelphia (A) : Vince Dimaggio has been signed to a contract extension, $2,260,000 per year, for 2 years.
Philadelphia (A): P Tex Shirley was put on the 15-Day DL.
Philadelphia (A): 3B Al Rubeling was sent down from the active roster to AAA San Francisco Seals.
Philadelphia (A): Put C Bennie Warren on waivers and designated him for assignment.
Philadelphia (A): C Del Rice was promoted from AAA San Francisco Seals to the active roster.
Philadelphia (A): P Paul Kardow was promoted from AAA San Francisco Seals to the active roster.
Philadelphia (A): P Jesse Flores was promoted from AAA San Francisco Seals to the active roster.
Philadelphia (A): Released C Bennie Warren.
Philadelphia (N): P Elmer Singleton was sent down from the active roster to AAA Scranton/Wilkes Barre Phillies.
Philadelphia (N) : Leroy Morney has been signed to a contract extension, $630,000 per year, for 1 years.
Philadelphia (N) : Johnny Rucker has been signed to a contract extension, $1,620,000 per year, for 3 years.
Philadelphia (N) : Ray Dandridge has been signed to a contract extension, $3,360,000 per year, for 3 years.
Sunday 6/11/1947 :
Philadelphia (A): 2B Augie Galan was put on the 15-Day DL.
Monday 6/19/1947 :
Cleveland: Released C Roy Easterwood.
Cincinnati: Released RF Willard Brown.
Cincinnati: Put CF Eddie Silber on the 60 Day DL.
Thursday 7/6/1947 :
Trade between Chicago (N) and Philadelphia (N) :
Philadelphia (N) gets :
P Bill Donovan
Chicago (N) gets :
C Sal Yvars
$3,000,000 cash.
Philadelphia (N): P Tommy Hughes was put on the 15-Day DL.
Chicago (N): P Tommy Byrne was promoted from AAA Iowa Cubs to the active roster.
St. Louis (N): P Ace Williams was put on the 15-Day DL.
St. Louis (N): P Ed Chandler was sent down from AAA to AA .
St. Louis (N): P Garth Mann was sent down from AAA to AA .
St. Louis (N): P Bill Ford was sent down from AAA to AA .
St. Louis (N): P Roy Wise was sent down from AAA to AA .
St. Louis (N): CF Duke Snider was promoted from AAA to the active roster.
St. Louis (N): 2B Jim Shilling was promoted from AAA to the active roster.
St. Louis (N): Released 2B Warren Huston.
St. Louis (N): 2B Otto Huber was promoted from AAA to the active roster.
St. Louis (N): P Bill Ayers was promoted from AAA to the active roster.
New York (A): Put 3B Cass Michaels on the 60 Day DL.
Friday 7/14/1947 :
Cincinnati: Released CF Eddie Silber.
Cincinnati: Put CF Charlie Gilbert on the 60 Day DL.
Cincinnati : Birdie Tebbetts has been signed to a contract extension, $1,100,000 per year, for 2 years.
Sunday 7/23/1947 :
Cincinnati: Put P Marius Russo on the 15 Day DL.
Monday 7/31/1947 :
New York (A) : Red Barrett has been signed to a contract extension, $6,360,000 per year, for 3 years.
New York (A) : George Case has been signed to a contract extension, $3,500,000 per year, for 3 years.
Cincinnati : Dan Bankhead has been signed to a contract extension, $1,800,000 per year, for 3 years.
Philadelphia (A): Released P Paul Kardow.
Philadelphia (A): P Barney Mussill was promoted from AAA San Francisco Seals to the active roster.
Philadelphia (A): Released SS Perry Currin.
Chicago (N): Released C Hack Miller.
Chicago (N): C George Dickey was promoted from AAA Iowa Cubs to the active roster.
Chicago (N): SS Jack Wallaesa was put on the 15-Day DL.
Chicago (A): P Fred Hutchinson was put on the 15-Day DL.
Chicago (A): P Vic Raschi was promoted from AAA Peoria to the active roster.

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