1939 February

st  Receiving nil response when they discuss trades, the Indians hand veteran Earl Whitehill his release. He’ll sign in 2 weeks with the Cubs.

6th The Yankees sell Kemp Wicker, Jack LaRocca and Chris Hartje to the Dodgers for $50,000.

19th Writing in the Daily News, new Yankee prexy Ed Barrow picks his all-time, all-star team and there are a few surprises: P Waddell, Mathewson, Johnson, McGinnity; 1B Chase; 2B Lajoie; SS-Wagner; 3B-Jimmy Collins; OF Cobb, Ruth, Speaker; Utility-Bresnahan, Keeler, Buck Weaver, Joe DiMaggio.