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Boston Red Sox Brooklyn Dodgers Boston Braves Chicago White Sox Chicago Cubs Cincinnati Reds Cleveland Indians Detroit Tigers New York Giants New York Yankees Philadelphia Athletics Philadelphia Phillies Pittsburgh Pirates St. Louis Browns St. Louis Cardinals Washington Senators The Giants name the popular IN THE NEWS: Mel Ott as player-manager replacing Bill Terry, who moves up to the GM spot.
A day after Pearl Harbor, IN THE NEWS: American League owners deny permission to St. Louis Browns owner Don Barnes to move his failing franchise to Los Angeles.
Star pitcher IN THE NEWS: Bob Feller enlists in the Navy.
The Reds sell 3B IN THE NEWS: Bill Werber to the Giants.
The Giants acquire IN THE NEWS: Johnny Mize from the Cardinals for three players -- Bill Lohrman, Ken O'Dea, and Johnny McCarthy -- and $50,000. Because of injuries, Mize's home run production had fallen from 43 to 16 in 1941, but he will bounce back to lead the National League in 1947-48.
The Pirates send All-Star SS IN THE NEWS: Arky Vaughan to Brooklyn for P Luke Hamlin, C Babe Phelps, OF Johnny Wasdell, and 2B Pete Coscarart.
The Red Sox send P IN THE NEWS: Jack Wilson and infielder Stan Spence to the Senators for Ken Chase and Johnny Welaj.