4th The Pirates claim vet Joe Harris, who was waived by the Washington Senators. Harris hit .313. and .307 for the Nats and, in a limited role, hit over .300 in two seasons in Pittsburgh.
8th Sad Sam Jones departs the Yankees for St. Louis, traded for P Joe Giard and OF Cedric Durst. Sam will be 8–14 in his only season in St. Louis.
9th The Giants send versatile George Kelly, along with cash, to the Reds for truculent holdout OF Edd Roush. The Giants sent Roush to the Reds in 1916.
26th In Los Angeles, Lefty Pardue, a semi-pro pitcher in Seattle, shoots his wife to death, then turns the gun on himself in a grisly murder/suicide. The national wire service reports that he plays for the Seattle PCL team.