1966 January

14thCleveland trades OF Lu Clinton to the Yankees for vet backup Doc Edwards, who won’t return to the majors until 1970, with the Phillies.

16thIn Cuba, Centrales pitcher Aquino Abreau tosses a no-hitter over the visiting Occidentales of Santa Clara, winning, 10-0. It is the first no-hitter in Cuba in six years. The visitors help with six errors.  Abreau threw 19.1 innings in December in a losing cause.

20th  The BBWAA voters elect Ted Williams to the Hall of Fame. Williams receives 282 of a possible 302 votes.

25th  In Havana, Cuba Centrales pitcher Aquino Abreau pitches his second straight no-hitter against the mighty Industriales team, winning, 7-0 (as noted by Cuban historian Peter Bjarkman).

      Yankee veteranTony Kubek announces his retirement owing to a back ailment.

27th  Wisconsin State Circuit Court Judge Elmer W. Roller rules that the Braves must stay in Milwaukee, or the NL must promise Wisconsin an expansion team for the 1966 season.

      Judge Robert Cannon of Wisconsin is named a full-time administrator of the Players’ Association at a $50,000 salary.