LEAGUE NEWS
Wednesday, 5/1/1918
Tuesday 1/31/1918 :
Ralph Caldwell retires ...
Art Brouthers retires ...
King Cole retires ...
Bill Cooney retires ...
Art Fromme retires ...
Eddie Files retires ...
Leo Hafford retires ...
Harry Lumley retires ...
Eddie Grant retires ...
Bill Grahame retires ...
Johnny Evers retires ...
Irv Higginbotham retires ...
Elijah Jones retires ...
Tom Hughes retires ...
Bobby Keefe retires ...
Grover Land retires ...
Harry Mcchesney retires ...
Danny Hoffman retires ...
John Hummel retires ...
Baldy Louden retires ...
John Mcdonald retires ...
Larry Mclean retires ...
Lefty Leifield retires ...
Bugs Raymond retires ...
Claude Rossman retires ...
Charlie Smith retires ...
Chief Meyers retires ...
Cotton Minahan retires ...
Rabbit Robinson retires ...
Lee Tannehill retires ...
Orval Overall retires ...
Bob Peterson retires ...
Lew Richie retires ...
Charlie Roy retires ...
Boss Schmidt retires ...
Ray Tift retires ...
Tom Tuckey retires ...
Harley Young retires ...
Red Nelson retires ...
Earl Yingling retires ...
Harvey Russell retires ...
NYA: Roger Bresnahan retires ...
He will be in the Hall Of Fame!
NYA: Jimmy Archer retires ...
SLA: Ed Reulbach retires ...
SLA: Phil Lewis retires ...
SLA: Bill Kellogg retires ...
DET: Lou Manske retires ...
DET: George Ferguson retires ...
DET: Gene Good retires ...
DET: Joe Hovlik retires ...
BOS: Hub Knolls retires ...
BOS: Gabby Street retires ...
BOS: Wild bill Luhrsen retires ...
CHA: Terry Turner retires ...
CHA: Enos Kirkpatrick retires ...
CHA: Walter Blair retires ...
PHA: Rudy Schwenck retires ...
PHA: Ed Walsh retires ...
PHA: Frosty Thomas retires ...
PHA: Ed Willett retires ...
PHA: Jim Stephens retires ...
WAS: Hans Lobert retires ...
CLE: Joe Bernard retires ...
CIN: Red Waller retires ...
CIN: Roxey Roach retires ...
CIN: Alan Storke retires ...
CIN: Frank Rooney retires ...
BSN: Roy Moran retires ...
BSN: Al Demaree retires ...
PHI: Otis Johnson retires ...
PHI: Ben Houser retires ...
BRO: Ralph Glaze retires ...
BRO: Nig Clarke retires ...
SLN: Branch Rickey retires ...
CHN: Jimmie Savage retires ...
NYG: Heinie Wagner retires ...
NYG: Mike Mccormick retires ...
Cincinnati gets $5,000,000 through revenue sharing.
Chicago (A) : Team market grows to Good!
Washington : Team market grows to Big!
BRO: Fan loyalty drops to Average...
NYA:Wally Schang gets a new one-year contract worth $3,233,571 through salary arbitration.
NYA:Jimmy Walsh gets a new one-year contract worth $492,857 through salary arbitration.
NYA:Bob Shawkey gets a new one-year contract worth $587,143 through salary arbitration.
NYA:Del Pratt gets a new one-year contract worth $2,928,571 through salary arbitration.
NYA:Jack Graney gets a new one-year contract worth $1,828,571 through salary arbitration.
NYA:Joe Ohl gets a new one-year contract worth $1,240,000 through salary arbitration.
NYA:Ivy Olson gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
NYA:Clarence Mitchell gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
NYA:Ray Keating gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
NYA:Ivey Wingo gets a new one-year contract worth $2,080,000 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Cy Williams gets a new one-year contract worth $3,828,571 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Hank Robinson gets a new one-year contract worth $3,564,286 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Roy Castleton gets a new one-year contract worth $1,100,000 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Tommy Mcmillan gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
DET:Joe Schultz gets a new one-year contract worth $2,442,857 through salary arbitration.
DET:Bubbles Hargrave gets a new one-year contract worth $2,435,714 through salary arbitration.
DET:Lee Dashner gets a new one-year contract worth $687,857 through salary arbitration.
DET:Les Backman gets a new one-year contract worth $3,421,429 through salary arbitration.
DET:Pete Schneider gets a new one-year contract worth $520,000 through salary arbitration.
DET:Gus Fisher gets a new one-year contract worth $685,714 through salary arbitration.
DET:Heinie Beckendorf gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
DET:Wally Mattick gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Reb Russell gets a new one-year contract worth $3,664,286 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Ed Mcdonald gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Bill Kenworthy gets a new one-year contract worth $492,857 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Ed Sweeney gets a new one-year contract worth $1,700,000 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Nick Cullop gets a new one-year contract worth $3,514,286 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Ernie Johnson gets a new one-year contract worth $1,892,857 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Gene Packard gets a new one-year contract worth $1,357,143 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Hub Northen gets a new one-year contract worth $591,429 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Bill Chambers gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Bill Cunningham gets a new one-year contract worth $414,286 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Buddy Napier gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Jack Boyle gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Red Downey gets a new one-year contract worth $2,100,000 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Jimmy Dygert gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Ed Klepfer gets a new one-year contract worth $387,857 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Curly Brown gets a new one-year contract worth $4,321,429 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Jeff Tesreau gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Bill Lattimore gets a new one-year contract worth $394,286 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Pinch Thomas gets a new one-year contract worth $1,335,000 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Cozy Dolan gets a new one-year contract worth $485,714 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Jay Kirke gets a new one-year contract worth $2,307,143 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Wheezer Dell gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Rafael Almeida gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Joe Judge gets a new one-year contract worth $414,286 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Harry Kirsch gets a new one-year contract worth $469,286 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Louis Drucke gets a new one-year contract worth $3,278,571 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Frank Gibson gets a new one-year contract worth $1,150,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Joe Connolly gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Doc Ayers gets a new one-year contract worth $803,571 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Marty O'toole gets a new one-year contract worth $2,957,143 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Eustaquio Pedroso gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:John Kull gets a new one-year contract worth $520,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Alex Malloy gets a new one-year contract worth $371,429 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Harry Heilmann gets a new one-year contract worth $5,985,714 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Cristobal Torriente gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Tom Crooke gets a new one-year contract worth $392,143 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Ed Kelly gets a new one-year contract worth $780,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Les Mann gets a new one-year contract worth $1,700,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:George Sisler gets a new one-year contract worth $3,828,571 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Max Flack gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Larry Kopf gets a new one-year contract worth $782,857 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Red Corriden gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Ed Summers gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Ray Morgan gets a new one-year contract worth $925,714 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Hank Butcher gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Walt Doan gets a new one-year contract worth $2,000,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Casey Stengel gets a new one-year contract worth $1,207,143 through salary arbitration.
CLE:John Donaldson gets a new one-year contract worth $2,995,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Babe Ruth gets a new one-year contract worth $6,642,857 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Herb Pennock gets a new one-year contract worth $394,286 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Bill Wambsganss gets a new one-year contract worth $2,442,857 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Bill Steele gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Ashby Dunbar gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Phil Ketter gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Ray Schalk gets a new one-year contract worth $2,257,143 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Billy Purtell gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Rogers Hornsby gets a new one-year contract worth $5,935,714 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Del Gainer gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Chuck Rose gets a new one-year contract worth $642,857 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Joe Harris gets a new one-year contract worth $834,286 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Billy Southworth gets a new one-year contract worth $3,421,429 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Dick Hoblitzel gets a new one-year contract worth $335,714 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Benny Meyer gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
CIN:George Pearce gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Joe Bush gets a new one-year contract worth $3,514,286 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Al Mamaux gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Grover Hartley gets a new one-year contract worth $1,180,000 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Jimmy Lyons gets a new one-year contract worth $500,000 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Heinie Groh gets a new one-year contract worth $1,892,857 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Ken Williams gets a new one-year contract worth $4,871,429 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Bernardo Baro gets a new one-year contract worth $1,892,857 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Lefty Williams gets a new one-year contract worth $992,857 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Bobby Vaughn gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Steve O'neill gets a new one-year contract worth $591,429 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Rabbit Maranville gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Bill Mckechnie gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
PIT:George Craig gets a new one-year contract worth $357,857 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Tubby Spencer gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Tillie Shafer gets a new one-year contract worth $2,000,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Fred Lamline gets a new one-year contract worth $462,857 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Del Paddock gets a new one-year contract worth $1,222,857 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Phil Douglas gets a new one-year contract worth $1,971,429 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Todd Allen gets a new one-year contract worth $1,710,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Wally Gerber gets a new one-year contract worth $307,143 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Paul Musser gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Jack Lewis gets a new one-year contract worth $1,700,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Edd Roush gets a new one-year contract worth $2,907,143 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Bert James gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Vern Duncan gets a new one-year contract worth $2,807,143 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Chet Nourse gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Lefty Webb gets a new one-year contract worth $485,714 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Gus Williams gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Dick Robertson gets a new one-year contract worth $550,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:George Maisel gets a new one-year contract worth $2,321,429 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Milt Stock gets a new one-year contract worth $3,721,429 through salary arbitration.
PHI:George Burns gets a new one-year contract worth $725,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:George Anderson gets a new one-year contract worth $2,078,571 through salary arbitration.
PHI:George Johnson gets a new one-year contract worth $3,735,714 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Eddie Murphy gets a new one-year contract worth $3,178,571 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Doc Mcmahon gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Fred Blanding gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Erskine Mayer gets a new one-year contract worth $760,714 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Al Wickland gets a new one-year contract worth $1,378,571 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Red Smith gets a new one-year contract worth $3,592,857 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Ray Fisher gets a new one-year contract worth $2,485,714 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Hugh Bedient gets a new one-year contract worth $764,286 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Joe Benz gets a new one-year contract worth $488,571 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Irish Meusel gets a new one-year contract worth $3,542,857 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Jack Rowan gets a new one-year contract worth $642,857 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Ben Tincup gets a new one-year contract worth $2,600,000 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Harry Wolter gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Elmer Knetzer gets a new one-year contract worth $342,857 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Ray Powell gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Doc Martel gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
SLN:Jack Tobin gets a new one-year contract worth $2,807,143 through salary arbitration.
SLN:Walton Cruise gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
SLN:Tex Mcdonald gets a new one-year contract worth $2,807,143 through salary arbitration.
SLN:Tim Hendryx gets a new one-year contract worth $591,429 through salary arbitration.
SLN:Dave Robertson gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
SLN:Wilbur Cooper gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
SLN:George Cutshaw gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
SLN:Dutch Leonard gets a new one-year contract worth $4,321,429 through salary arbitration.
SLN:Chief Johnson gets a new one-year contract worth $482,143 through salary arbitration.
SLN:Bill Killefer gets a new one-year contract worth $1,128,571 through salary arbitration.
SLN:Jack Dalton gets a new one-year contract worth $2,307,143 through salary arbitration.
CHN:Dazzy Vance gets a new one-year contract worth $314,286 through salary arbitration.
CHN:Bernie Duffy gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
CHN:Ralph Comstock gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
CHN:Possum Whitted gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
CHN:Hank Gowdy gets a new one-year contract worth $2,600,000 through salary arbitration.
CHN:Ralph Good gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
CHN:Ralph Mclaurin gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
CHN:George Chalmers gets a new one-year contract worth $1,080,000 through salary arbitration.
CHN:Joe Walsh gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
CHN:Marv Peasley gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
CHN:Ed Donalds gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
NYG:Al Scheer gets a new one-year contract worth $529,286 through salary arbitration.
NYG:John Kelleher gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
NYG:Mike Gonzalez gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
NYG:Doc Crandall gets a new one-year contract worth $878,571 through salary arbitration.
NYG:Jess Barbour gets a new one-year contract worth $2,685,714 through salary arbitration.
NYG:Dave Danforth gets a new one-year contract worth $3,514,286 through salary arbitration.
NYG:Bob Groom gets a new one-year contract worth $342,857 through salary arbitration.
NYG:Lou Schettler gets a new one-year contract worth $300,000 through salary arbitration.
NYG:Harry Armbruster gets a new one-year contract worth $2,685,714 through salary arbitration.
NYG:John Halla gets a new one-year contract worth $1,405,714 through salary arbitration.
Friday 4/5/1918 :
CIN: Sam Bennett extends his hitting streak to 30 games!
Saturday 4/6/1918 :
CHA: Charley Hall pitches a 2-hit shutout against Philadelphia (A)!!
CIN: Sam Bennett extends his hitting streak to 31 games!
Sunday 4/7/1918 :
CIN: Sam Bennett extends his hitting streak to 32 games!
Monday 4/8/1918 :
American League-Player of the Week:
P Frank Wickware (CLE)!
He won 2 games, pitched 16.2 innings
with an ERA of 1.08, fanning 9.
National League-Player of the Week:
P Ben Tincup (BRO)!
He won 2 games, with one shutout, pitched 18 innings
with an ERA of 2.00, fanning 3.
Wednesday 4/10/1918 :
NYG: Harry Krause pitches a 3-hit shutout against Cincinnati!!
Monday 4/15/1918 :
American League-Player of the Week:
LF Hub Northen (BOS)!
He batted .520 in 25 AB, with 1 HR and 8 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
P Doc Crandall (NYG)!
He won 2 games, with one shutout, pitched 18 innings
with an ERA of 1.00, fanning 3.
Wednesday 4/17/1918 :
NYA: Claude Hendrix pitches a 2-hit shutout against Washington!!
Saturday 4/20/1918 :
BSN: Ed Karger pitches a 2-hit shutout against New York (N)!!
Monday 4/22/1918 :
American League-Player of the Week:
P Marty O'toole (PHA)!
He won 2 games, with one shutout, pitched 18 innings
with an ERA of 0.50, fanning 6.
National League-Player of the Week:
P Dave Danforth (NYG)!
He won 2 games, pitched 18 innings
with an ERA of 1.00, fanning 5.
PIT: John henry Lloyd sets a new single game NL-Record for Stolen Bases with 4!
Saturday 4/27/1918 :
PHA: Sam Crawford pitches a 3-hit shutout against Washington!!
Monday 4/29/1918 :
American League-Player of the Week:
SS Whitey Witt (PHA)!
He batted .500 in 22 AB, with 1 HR and 5 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
P Ed Karger (BSN)!
He won 2 games, with one shutout, pitched 18 innings
with an ERA of 0.50, fanning 8.
Wednesday 5/1/1918 :
American League-Pitcher of the Month:
John Donaldson (CLE)!
He had a record of 6-0 in 7 games started, with an ERA of 1.86.
American League-Batter of the Month:
Harry Heilmann (DET)!
He batted .394 in 104 AB, with 1 homers and 24 RBI.
National League-Pitcher of the Month:
Harry Krause (NYG)!
He had a record of 3-3 in 7 games started, with an ERA of 1.03 and 2 shutouts.
National League-Batter of the Month:
Joe Jackson (NYG)!
He batted .388 in 98 AB, with 1 homers and 16 RBI.

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