3rd Boston’s Jim Lonborg is named AL Cy Young Award winner.
7th Orlando Cepeda of the Cards is the first unanimous selection as NL MVP.
8th The Reds trade OF Art Shamsky to the Mets for IF Bob Johnson.
13th Following a meeting of NL owners, President Warren Giles says the league will not stand in the way of AL expansion to Seattle and Kansas City.
15th Boston’s Carl Yastrzemski is the overwhelming selection as the AL’s MVP. The Triple-crown winner misses unanimity by one vote, which goes to Cesar Tovar (.267, 6 HR, 47 RBI).
20th Mets P Tom Seaver (16-12) is named NL Rookie of the Year.
21st Cleveland acquires OF Tommy Harper from the Reds for 1B Fred Whitfield and P George Culver.
22nd Minnesota 2B Rod Carew (.292) is the runaway choice for AL Rookie of the Year.
27th The New York Mets trade P Bill Denehy and $100,000 to the Senators for Washington’s manager, Gil Hodges. Denehy (1-7) set a Mets record with 8 K’s in his debut. In a related move, Jim Lemon is named manager of the Senators.
28th The Twins send SS Zoilo Versalles and P Jim Grant to the Dodgers for C John Roseboro and pitchers Bob Miller and Ron Perranoski.
29th The White Sox reacquire SS Luis Aparicio, with OF Russ Snyder and 1B/OF John Matias, from Baltimore for pitchers Bruce Howard and Roger Nelson and IF Don Buford.
The Indians trade OF Chuck Hinton to the Angels for OF Jose Cardenal.
30thThe Yankees purchase Gene Michael from the LA Dodgers.
The Cubs give up on pitcher Ray Culp and ship him to the Red Sox for minor leaguer Rudy Schlesinger and cash. A steal for the Sox, Culp will develop a palm ball and win 64 games for them in the next 4 seasons. Chicago also sends pitcher Paul Popovitch to the Dodgers in a deal to reacquire Lou Johnson.