1935 February

6th  Dizzy Dean declares himself a holdout, demanding $25,000. He signs the next day for $19,500.

13th  French-Canadian OF Gus Dugas, obtained by Montreal (IL) from Washington, signs a contract written in French.

19th  Lou Gehrig signs for $30,000, $7,000 less than he asked for. Gehrig is now the highest paid player in baseball.

26th  Babe Ruth is released by the Yankees to sign with the Boston Braves for $20,000 and a share in the team’s profits.