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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 IN THE NEWS: St. Louis Browns seek a $600,000 loan to help them stay in St. Louis.
The Browns reveal plans to move the club to Milwaukee because of poor attendance. IN THE NEWS:
FBI director J. Edgar Hoover reports that he declined the post of baseball commissioner.
IN THE NEWS: Happy Chandler loses his fight to stay in office by a 9-7 vote.
Detroit player rep IN THE NEWS: Fred Hutchinson asks that players be allowed a say in choosing the new commissioner.
Pittsburgh's lefty first baseman IN THE NEWS: Dale Long makes his first appearance as a catcher in an exhibition game against San Diego.
The IN THE NEWS: Brooklyn Dodgers sign a 21-year lease with the city of Vero Beach, FL, for use of their spring training facilities there.
In an exhibition game at USC, IN THE NEWS: Mickey Mantle propels a homer estimated at 654 to 660 feet. The shot clears Bovard Field and then goes the width of a practice football field before landing. Mantle has two homers, a bases loaded triple, and drives in seven runs as the Yankees flunk the collegians, 15–1.