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Sadaharu Oh, professional baseball's all-time home run king with 868 in 22 seasons in Japan, retires.
Mariners GM Lou Gorman, who had been with the club since its inception, resigns to become vice president of the IN THE NEWS: New York Mets.
Baltimore's IN THE NEWS: Steve Stone, who led the American League in wins with a 25-7 record, edges Oakland's Mike Norris for the AL Cy Young Award.
Don Zimmer is named manager of the Texas Rangers, becoming the 10th manager in the club's 9-year history.
Free-agent OF IN THE NEWS: Claudell Washington signs a 5-year contract with the Atlanta Braves.
Despite having missed 45 games with injuries, IN THE NEWS: George Brett is named American League MVP. The 27-year-old third sacker's .390 average was the highest in the ML since Ted Williams' .406 in 1941. He added 24 home runs and 118 RBI to lead Kansas City to its first AL pennant.
The Yankees trade catcher
Brad Gulden and cash to Seattle for infielder Larry Milbourne and a player to be named. That player will turn out to be Gulden, who Seattle will ship back to the Yanks on May 18, 1981.
Ending weeks of speculation that he would be fired despite having led the Yankees to 103 wins last season, manager IN THE NEWS: Dick Howser "resigns" and is immediately replaced by GM Gene Michael.
IN THE NEWS: Mike Schmidt is a unanimous choice as National League MVP. The slugging 3B hit .286 with career highs of 48 home runs and 121 RBI.
Ron LeFlore, who hit .257 with 97 stolen bases for the Expos last season, signs as a free agent with the Chicago White Sox.