1951 January

23rd  Guido Rujo sells his interest in the Braves to copartners Lou Perini and Treasurer Joe Many.

26th  The baseball writers vote Mel Ott and Jimmie Foxx into the Hall of Fame.

29th  Baseball signs a 6-year All-Star Game pact for TV-radio rights calling for $6 million. A number of owners criticize lame duck Commissioner Happy Chandler, stating that in a couple of years the broadcast rights would be worth much more than a million per annum.