5th California Governor Earl Warren denies he is a candidate for baseball commissioner.
9th The St. Louis Browns sign Satchel Paige, 45. He had been out of ML baseball since last pitching for the Indians in l949.
18th In Miami, Al Dark shoots a 76 to defeat teammate Jim Hearn and win the active players Baseball Players Golf Tournament. Winning in the inactive division with a 73 is former minor leaguer Pete Harris, who won it the last two seasons as well.
21st The South Carolina House introduces a resolution urging that “Shoeless Joe” Jackson, who was banished from baseball because of his part in the Black Sox Scandal of 1919, be reinstated.