1st Former A’s C Ira Thomas buys the Shreveport club in the Texas League for $75,000. Other former players who own pieces of minor league clubs include Ty Cobb (Augusta), Eddie Collins (Baltimore), and George Stallings (Rochester).
5th Jim Bagby is waived by the Indians to Pittsburgh. Bagby won 31 games in 1920.
6th Morgan G. Bulkeley, first president of the NL and later governor of Connecticut and U.S. senator, dies. As president of the Hartford club, he presided over the NL’s first meeting and headed the league for one year
7th The Phils fire manager Kaiser Wilhelm. Veteran SS Art Fletcher succeeds him.
15th Former Providence OF Paul Hines is arrested on charges of pick pocketing. The 69-year-old Hines made a famous play in a game on May 8, 1878—the disputed first unassisted triple play.
27th Cards OF Austin McHenry, 27, dies from a brain tumor. After hitting .350 with 17 HRs in 1921, he became ill during the 1922 season and was hitting .303 when forced to quit.