9th Hank Greenberg says efforts to settle the Veeck-Comiskey dispute have failed and that Charles Comiskey refuses to become a minority partner of the Veeck-Greenberg syndicate that controls the White Sox.
10th In Scottsdale, Arizona, Red Sox OF Marty Keough and pitcher Dave Hillman are injured in an auto accident.
13th The White Sox unveil new road uniforms with the players’ names above the number on the back, another innovation by Bill Veeck.
15th The New Orleans Pelicans cease operation as a member of the Southern Association, and Little Rock replaces them.
16th The Red Sox send catcher Sammy White and OF Jim Marshall to the Indians for C Russ Nixon. The trade is later canceled when White retires.
24th Commissioner Ford Frick says he will not allow the Continental League to pool players in the Western Carolinas League as it would violate existing major-minor league agreements.
26th An Orioles-Reds series scheduled for Havana, Cuba, is moved to Miami by Baltimore chief Lee MacPhail. The Reds, with a farm club in Cuba, want the trip, but the Orioles fear increased political unrest in the area.
29th The Giants send P Al Worthington to the Red Sox for OF Jim Marshall. After 6 appearances for the Bosox, the White Sox will buy him from Boston and use him in 4 games before releasing him to Minneapolis in May, his 3rd stop in the Twin City. Reportedly, Worthington disagreed with Chicago owner Bill Veeck’s use of the scoreboard to steal signs. (Dewey & Acocella).
31st By a vote of 8–1, the Professional Baseball Rules Committee turns down a PCL proposal to use a designated hitter for the pitcher.