4th Cal Hubbard, pro football tackle with the Green Bay Packers, 1929-35, joins the AL umpiring staff.
6th Pitcher Sad Sam Jones, after 21 successive but not always successful AL seasons, is released by the Chicago White Sox.
13th Tiger owner Frank Navin dies while horse back riding. Walter Briggs will eventually become the new president.
23rd The Giants purchase veteran P Dick Coffman from the Browns. Coffman, who was on the outs with Rogers Hornsby, will go 24–14 over the next four years for New York.
26th The NL takes over the bankrupt, last-place Boston Braves franchise after several failed attempts to buy the club. The league takes over only temporarily, until matters can be straightened out.