4th The Indians acquire Lee Maye and former ML catcher Dave Retzer from the Astros for catcher Doc Edwards, OF Jim Landis and pitcher Jim Weaver. Landis will be traded for Larry Sherry in June, while Maye will have a solid but itinerant five years in the AL.
6th Former Yankee’s manager Johnny Keane, 55, dies of a heart attack at Houston. It is the third death of a 1966 manager.
23rd Stan Musial is named GM of the Cards and, in his only year as GM, will help guide them to a WS win.
29th Branch Rickey and Lloyd Waner are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by a unanimous vote of the Special Veterans Committee.