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Baltimore Orioles Boston Red Sox Chicago White Sox Chicago Cubs Cincinnati Reds Cleveland Indians Detroit Tigers Kansas City Athletics Los Angeles Dodgers Milwaukee Braves New York Yankees Philadelphia Phillies Pittsburgh Pirates San Francisco Giants St. Louis Cardinals Washington Senators Baltimore SS IN THE NEWS: Ron Hansen is voted American League Rookie of the Year, getting 22 of 24 votes. The other two votes go to teammates Chuck Estrada and Jim Gentile.
IN THE NEWS: Roger Maris nips Mickey Mantle for the American League's Most Valuable Player award, 225-222, the 2nd-closest vote ever, after the DiMaggio-Williams race in 1947.
Hank Greenberg asks for AL dates at the Los Angeles Coliseum, home of the National League Dodgers. Greenberg and Bill Veeck are expected to run the new LA club in the AL.
George Weiss, recently turned 66, resigns as GM of the Yankees.
Pittsburgh's IN THE NEWS: Vern Law is voted Cy Young Award winner. He outpolls Warren Spahn 8-4.
A $3.5 million offer for the Athletics is accepted from a St. Louis group and the sale of the 52% stock by the widow of the late IN THE NEWS: Arnold Johnson is expected tomorrow. A sale of the remaining minority stock is expected.
IN THE NEWS: National League batting champion Dick Groat is named league MVP, outpolling Pirate teammate Don Hoak 276-162.
The new Washington franchise is awarded to Elwood Quesada, Washington native, W W II hero, and head of the Federal Aviation Agency. IN THE NEWS:
Hank Greenberg drops out of the bidding to run the new American League franchise in Los Angeles.
IN THE NEWS: Charlie Finley, 42-year-old insurance tycoon from Gary, IN, makes a formal bid for the new Los Angeles club.
IN THE NEWS: Mickey Vernon is hired as the first manager of the new Washington team.
IN THE NEWS: Bob Scheffing signs to manage the Tigers after the job is turned down by Casey Stengel.
The IN THE NEWS: American League proposes that both leagues expand to nine teams in 1961 and begin inter-league play. It will delay entering the Los Angeles market if the National League agrees.
Dodger OF IN THE NEWS: Frank Howard is voted National League Rookie of the Year with 12 of 24 votes.
Twins is the appropriate new name chosen for the club transplanted from Washington to the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul.
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