12th The International League makes 2 franchise shifts as the Baltimore team is transferred to Richmond, and the Springfield, MA team moves to Havana, Cuba.
13th The Pirates trade workhorse Murry Dickson to the Phils for P Andy Hansen and IF Jack “Lucky” Lohrke. Dickson led the league in losses the past 2 years and will lead it again in 1954.
14th Former Yankee great Joe DiMaggio marries actress Marilyn Monroe in San Francisco.
20th The Indians and Senators swap catchers with Joe Tipton going to Washington for Mickey Grasso.