1st The NL clubs adopt an emergency team replacement plan to restock any club struck by disaster.
Catcher Ed Bailey moves from the Braves to the Giants for P Billy O’Dell.
3rd Braves officials propose a $500,000 payment to county officials if the club’s lease to play in Milwaukee can be terminated a year early. The offer is refused.
11th Braves officials propose to pay 5 cents from each ticket sold to a fund for the purpose of bringing a new ML team to Milwaukee. Teams, Inc., a civic group, accepts the offer, buys out the park for Opening Day, and stages Stand Up for Milwaukee Day.
17th Commissioner Ford Frick suspends U.S.-Japan baseball relations until the dispute over Masanori Murakami’s contract with the Giants is resolved.
In Miami, Ken Harrelson wins the professional baseball players golf tournament carding a 72-hole total of 301. Finishing second two strokes behind is defending champion Albie Pearson. Five-time winner Alvin Dark finishes third with a 312.