MAJOR TRANSACTION NEWS
Thursday, 5/25/1916
Wednesday 2/1/1916 :
New York (N): Free agent CF Joe Jackson has been signed to a contract of $21,000,000 per year, for 6 years.
Cincinnati: Free agent 2B Dots Miller has been signed to a contract of $6,100,000 per year, for 4 years.
Pittsburgh: Free agent LF Jimmy Lyons has been signed to a contract of $500,000 per year, for 2 years.
Thursday 2/2/1916 :
Philadelphia (A): Free agent P Frank Corridon has been signed to a contract of $2,250,000 per year, for 2 years.
Philadelphia (A): Free agent P Lefty Tyler has been signed to a contract of $660,000 per year, for 5 years.
St. Louis (A): Free agent LF Josh Devore has been signed to a contract of $2,500,001 per year, for 2 years.
Friday 2/3/1916 :
New York (N): Free agent SS Stuffy Mcinnis has been signed to a contract of $7,500,000 per year, for 4 years.
Chicago (A): Free agent C Tommy Clarke has been signed to a contract of $2,000,000 per year, for 2 years.
Sunday 2/5/1916 :
St. Louis (A): Free agent P Rube Benton has been signed to a contract of $1,150,001 per year, for 2 years.
Cincinnati: Free agent LF Steve Evans has been signed to a contract of $3,000,000 per year, for 3 years.
Monday 2/6/1916 :
Pittsburgh: LF Gavvy Cravath was sent down from the active roster to AAA Kingston Pirates.
Pittsburgh: Free agent P Harry Suter has been signed to a contract of $2,920,000 per year, for 6 years.
Wednesday 2/8/1916 :
St. Louis (A): Free agent P Slim Sallee has been signed to a contract of $475,001 per year, for 2 years.
Chicago (A): Free agent 3B Harry Niles has been signed to a contract of $2,000,000 per year, for 2 years.
Thursday 2/9/1916 :
New York (A): Free agent P Jim St.vrain has been signed to a contract of $26,750,000 per year, for 5 years.
Sunday 2/12/1916 :
Trade between Philadelphia (A) and Pittsburgh :
Pittsburgh gets :
P Rip Vowinkel
Philadelphia (A) gets :
C Frank Gibson
3B Billy Francis
Detroit: Put C Bubbles Hargrave on the 15 Day DL.
Wednesday 2/15/1916 :
Cincinnati: Free agent 2B Benny Bowcock has been signed to a contract of $3,400,000 per year, for 4 years.
Washington: Free agent SS Hans Lobert has been signed to a contract of $3,500,000 per year, for 2 years.
Chicago (A): Free agent 2B Amby Mcconnell has been signed to a contract of $3,520,000 per year, for 3 years.
Thursday 2/16/1916 :
Philadelphia (A): Free agent RF Harry Lumley has been signed to a contract of $1,200,000 per year, for 1 years.
Thursday 3/2/1916 :
New York (A): Released RF Chester Emerson.
New York (A): Released 1B Ziggy Hasbrook.
New York (A): Released C Palmer Hildebrand.
Brooklyn: Released C Bill Carrigan.
Brooklyn : Free agent George Suggs has been signed to a contract of $796,000 per year, for 1 years.
Saturday 4/1/1916 :
Detroit: Put 1B Hugh Bradley on the 15 Day DL.
Detroit: Put 1B Ben Taylor on the 15 Day DL.
Washington: Released P Jack Warhop.
Cleveland: 2B Elwood Demoss was assigned to AAA Buffalo Bisons.
Cleveland: P Pop-boy Smith was sent down from the active roster to AAA Buffalo Bisons.
Cleveland: P George Leclair was sent down from the active roster to AAA Buffalo Bisons.
Cleveland: 3B Bartolo Portuondo was sent down from AAA Buffalo Bisons to AA Canton-Akron Indians.
Pittsburgh: 3B Heinie Groh was put on the 15-Day DL.
Pittsburgh: P Bill Mccorry was assigned to AAA Kingston Pirates.
Pittsburgh: C Steve O'neill was promoted from AAA Kingston Pirates to the active roster.
Pittsburgh: P Bob Steele was sent down from AAA Kingston Pirates to AA Rocherster Wasp.
Pittsburgh: P George Dumont was sent down from AAA Kingston Pirates to AA Rocherster Wasp.
Pittsburgh: Released RF Tuffy Stewart.
Pittsburgh: Released CF Alex Burr.
Pittsburgh: Released SS Rolla Daringer.
Pittsburgh: Released SS Gil Britton.
Pittsburgh: Released 3B Larry Strands.
Pittsburgh: Released 3B Howard Fahey.
Pittsburgh: Released 2B Bill Morley.
Pittsburgh: Released LF Gavvy Cravath.
Pittsburgh: P Snipe Conley was sent down from the active roster to AAA Kingston Pirates.
Pittsburgh: 3B Bill Handy was promoted from AAA Kingston Pirates to the active roster.
Pittsburgh: SS Rabbit Maranville was sent down from the active roster to AAA Kingston Pirates.
Pittsburgh: SS Dave Bancroft was promoted from AAA Kingston Pirates to the active roster.
Sunday 4/9/1916 :
St. Louis (A): Put P Rube Benton on the 60 Day DL.
St. Louis (A): Put P Bill James on the 60 Day DL.
Thursday 4/20/1916 :
New York (A): Put P Orval Overall on the 15 Day DL.
Cincinnati: Put P George Pearce on the 15 Day DL.
St. Louis (N): Put P George Mcquillan on the 15 Day DL.
Saturday 4/22/1916 :
St. Louis (N): P Ed Barry was assigned to AAA .
Chicago (N): Released P Louis Leroy.
Monday 5/1/1916 :
St. Louis (A): Put P Ralph Glaze on the 15 Day DL.
Washington: Put P Sherry Smith on the 15 Day DL.
Tuesday 5/9/1916 :
Cincinnati: Put P Joe Bush on the 15 Day DL.
Cincinnati: Put CF Billy Southworth on the 15 Day DL.
Philadelphia (N): Put CF George Johnson on the 15 Day DL.
Pittsburgh: P Christy Mathewson was put on the 15-Day DL.
Wednesday 5/17/1916 :
Washington: Released P Dwight Stone.
Washington: Released P Eddie Files.
Thursday 5/25/1916 :
Cleveland: P Frank Wickware was put on the 15-Day DL.
Cleveland: P George Curry was put on the 15-Day DL.
Cleveland: P Roy Walker was put on the 15-Day DL.
Cleveland: CF Eddie Eayrs was sent down from the active roster to AAA Buffalo Bisons.
Cleveland: 2B Carson Bigbee was promoted from AAA Buffalo Bisons to the active roster.
Cleveland: LF Buddy Ryan was promoted from AAA Buffalo Bisons to the active roster.

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