1933 February

2nd  Honus Wagner rejoins the Pirates as a coach and goodwill ambassador.

9th  Dodger pitching ace Dazzy Vance is traded to the Cardinals with infielder Gordon Slade for Ownie Carroll and Jake Flowers.

25th  Multimillionaire sportsman Tom Yawkey buys the Boston Red Sox from the broke Robert Quinn. Young Tom’s father, William Austin, was negotiating to buy the Tigers when he died and William Yawkey completed the deal. William Yawkey then adopted young Tom, who took on the Yawkey name and now uses his inheritance to buy the Red Sox. Yawkey intends to rebuild Fenway to boost attendance, which skidded to 182,150 last season. He also hires Eddie Collins as vice-president and GM.