1927 November

2nd  Jack Slattery, Boston College baseball coach, agrees to manage the Braves for a year.

7th  Bill McKechnie, who had been a coach, replaces Bob O’Farrell as St. Louis Cardinals manager, and Burt Shotton moves up from Syracuse (IL) to manage the Phils.

17th A group led by Alva Bradley and John Sherwin buys the Indians.

28th   Billy Evans quits as AL umpire to becomes business manager (effectively the first General Manager) of the Indians following the purchase of the club by a group headed by Alva Bradley.

The Pirates trade OF Kiki Cuyler to the Cubs for 2B Sparky Adams and OF Pete Scott. Cuyler had become expendable after rookie Lloyd Waner became a starter, but will be a great addition to the Cubs. Adams will have two seasons in Pittsburgh before going to the Cards.

The Yanks release P Bob Shawkey and P Dutch Ruether.