1938 February

3rd The Brooklyn Dodgers sign Kiki Cuyler as a free agent. The future Hall of Famer will get into 82 games.

4th  The Chicago Cubs sell Lonny Frey to the Cincinnati Reds, where he will start for the next 7 seasons.

10th  The St. Louis Browns trade 30-year-old Rollie Hemsley to Cleveland for Ed Cole, Roy Hughes and Billy Sullivan. Hemsley has another decade of play in him.

22nd  The Cardinals sign Texas Christian University All-American football star and Washington Redskins quarterback Sammy Baugh as an infielder. He will start off with the Cards in spring training, but be assigned first to Columbus and then Rochester.