st Pacific Northwest Sports, Inc. is awarded one of the 2 AL expansion franchise. The team will play in Seattle.
2ndThe Twins trade P Ron Kline to the Pirates for infielder Bob Oliver, Kline was 7–1 in 1967 and will post a 12–5 record in relief for the Bucs in 1968.
5th Stan Musial resigns as GM of the Cardinals and is replaced by Bing Devine. Musial remains a senior veep.
7th The Yankees trade C Bob Tillman and P Dale Roberts to the Braves for minor leaguer Bobby Cox.
10th In Puerto Rican League game, San Juan beats Arecibo, 6–3 behind Pat Dobson. The Detroit rookie strikes out 21 Arecibo batters.
15th Pittsburgh acquires P Jim Bunning from the Phillies for pitchers Woody Fryman, Bill Laxton, and Harold Clem, and IF Don Money.
The Mets trade OF Tommy Davis, P Jack Fisher, P Billy Wynne, and C Dick Booker to the White Sox for OF Tommie Agee and IF Al Weis.
The Red Sox trade C Mike Ryan and cash to the Phillies for P Dick Ellsworth and C/1B Gene Oliver.
24th Red Sox star Jim Lonborg falls while skiing and injures his knee. The 1967 Cy Young winner, 22–9 this past season, will fall to 6–10 in 1968.