FEDERALLY ALIGNED BASEBALL LEAGUES
MAJOR TRANSACTIONS
04/25/1927
 
Monday, April 25th, 1927
Chicago Cougars: Claimed 3B Ben Hathaway off waivers from Cleveland.
Sunday, April 24th, 1927
Montreal Saints: Claimed SP Charlie Mobley off waivers from Chicago.
Cleveland Foresters: Claimed RP Billy Roberson off waivers from Chicago.
Philadelphia Sailors: Claimed RP Dick Cothern off waivers from Chicago.
Philadelphia Keystones: Claimed CF Dave Lappin off waivers from Chicago.
Cleveland Foresters: Claimed CF Bobby Allen off waivers from Chicago.
Cleveland Foresters: Claimed SP Dan Smith off waivers from Chicago.
Monday, April 18th, 1927
Philadelphia Sailors: Placed SP Rube Smith on the 60-day injured list.
St. Louis Pioneers: LF Henry Lazarus was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
St. Louis Pioneers: LF Jim Butcher was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Wednesday, April 13th, 1927
St. Louis Pioneers: Signed general manager Glenn Austin to a 4-year, $1,506 per year contract.
St. Louis Pioneers: Signed manager Tom Campbell to a 4-year, $2,880 per year contract.
St. Louis Pioneers: Signed bench coach Buddy Boyd to a 2-year, $1,330 per year contract.
Tuesday, April 12th, 1927
Chicago Chiefs: SP Bill Kelly was designated for assignment, placed on waivers and taken off the 40-man roster.
Cleveland Foresters: 3B Ben Hathaway was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Detroit Dynamos: LF Red Lange was designated for assignment, placed on waivers and taken off the 40-man roster.
Detroit Dynamos: Signed manager Dick Pozza to a 3-year, $3,966 per year contract.
Detroit Dynamos: Signed general manager Pete Shelton to a 1-year, $2,404 per year contract.
Detroit Dynamos: Signed pitching coach Bill Libby to a 2-year, $294 per year contract.
Detroit Dynamos: Signed hitting coach Bill McKinnon to a 2-year, $804 per year contract.
Philadelphia Sailors: RP Bill Adriansen was designated for assignment, placed on waivers and taken off the 40-man roster.
Philadelphia Sailors: RP Guy Richardson was designated for assignment, placed on waivers and taken off the 40-man roster.
Philadelphia Sailors: CL Maurice Demby was designated for assignment, placed on waivers and taken off the 40-man roster.
Philadelphia Sailors: SP Red Harbin was designated for assignment, placed on waivers and taken off the 40-man roster.
Boston Minutemen: Activated 3B Jim Chandler from the injured list.
Boston Minutemen: Activated C Alfred Cass from the injured list.
Boston Minutemen: RF Doc Page was designated for assignment, placed on waivers and taken off the 40-man roster.
Monday, April 11th, 1927
Baltimore Cannons: CF Jay Johnson was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Baltimore Cannons: RP Dan Ralston was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Brooklyn Kings: Placed RP Al Colby on the active roster.
Brooklyn Kings: Activated RP Al Colby from the injured list.
Chicago Cougars: Placed SP Babe Wilder on the active roster.
Chicago Cougars: Activated SP Babe Wilder from the injured list.
Chicago Cougars: Released former Rule 5 draft pickSP Bruno Mack, returned to original Organization Toronto Wolves.
Chicago Cougars: Released former Rule 5 draft pickC Red Rapp, returned to original Organization Boston Minutemen.
New York Gothams: LF Wes Miller was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
St. Louis Pioneers: Placed SP Cal Montgomery on the 60-day injured list.
St. Louis Pioneers: Placed LF Jim Parks on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/08/1927.
Washington Eagles: Placed 2B Roy Carpenter on the active roster.
Washington Eagles: Activated 2B Roy Carpenter from the injured list.
Sunday, April 10th, 1927
Cleveland Foresters: Claimed LF Karl Helms off waivers from Philadelphia.
Monday, April 4th, 1927
Cleveland Foresters: 2B Carl Martin was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Cleveland Foresters: 1B Frank Dempsey was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Montreal Saints: Placed SP Ed O'Kelley on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/03/1927.
Montreal Saints: Placed CF Ruley Lewis on the 60-day injured list.
Pittsburgh Miners: Placed 3B Herb Martin on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/29/1927.
Pittsburgh Miners: Placed SS Lou Blanton on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/28/1927.
Washington Eagles: Placed SP George Johnson on the 60-day injured list.
Monday, March 28th, 1927
Philadelphia Sailors: Claimed RF Roy Benjamin off waivers from Philadelphia.
Brooklyn Kings: Placed RP Al Colby on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/23/1927.
Brooklyn Kings: Released 2B Hugh Luckey.
Chicago Cougars: Placed SP Babe Wilder on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/23/1927.
Cleveland Foresters: Placed SP Artie Bean on the active roster.
Philadelphia Sailors: LF Karl Helms was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Philadelphia Sailors: Placed 1B Roy Benjamin on the active roster.
Sunday, March 27th, 1927
Cleveland Foresters: Signed free agent SP Artie Bean to a 1-year contract worth a total of $2,110.
Thursday, March 24th, 1927
Chicago Chiefs: Signed free agent RP Art Christian to a 1-year contract worth a total of $2,200.
Monday, March 21st, 1927
Detroit Dynamos: Signed manager George Theobald to a 1-year, $4,032 per year contract.
Brooklyn Kings: Released 2B Newell Winn.
New York Gothams: Placed SP Steve Castellini on the 60-day injured list.
Washington Eagles: Placed 2B Roy Carpenter on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/20/1927.
Tuesday, March 15th, 1927
Cleveland Foresters: Placed SP Max Dowless on the active roster.
New York Gothams: RP Jack Mullins was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
New York Gothams: Placed 2B Ed Ziehl on the active roster.
New York Gothams: Activated 2B Ed Ziehl from the 60-day injured list.
Philadelphia Keystones: 1B Roy Benjamin was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Philadelphia Keystones: Placed SP Ed Cheetham on the active roster.
Philadelphia Keystones: Activated SP Ed Cheetham from the 60-day injured list.
Washington Eagles: Placed SS Freddy Rush on the active roster.
Washington Eagles: Activated SS Freddy Rush from the injured list.
Washington Eagles: 2B Ike Gerber was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Washington Eagles: SS Rolla Drake was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Washington Eagles: SP Johnny Gould was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Monday, February 7th, 1927
Brooklyn Kings: Placed RF Doug Lightbody on the active roster.
Brooklyn Kings: Activated RF Doug Lightbody from the injured list.
Detroit Dynamos: Activated CF Ed Mercer from the 60-day injured list.
Detroit Dynamos: Activated LF Red Lange from the injured list.
Thursday, February 3rd, 1927
Chicago Chiefs: Failed to sign 3rd round draft pick Les Stewart.
Chicago Chiefs: Failed to sign 7th round draft pick John Herrick.
Chicago Chiefs: Failed to sign 13th round draft pick Babe Williams.
Chicago Chiefs: Failed to sign 20th round draft pick Al Seigel.
Chicago Chiefs: Failed to sign 23rd round draft pick Hal Bush.
New York Gothams: Failed to sign 8th round draft pick Mickey Reeves.
New York Gothams: Failed to sign 11th round draft pick Lou Johnson.
New York Gothams: Failed to sign 20th round draft pick Augie Bertrand.
Pittsburgh Miners: Failed to sign 17th round draft pick Cotton Rice.
St. Louis Pioneers: Failed to sign 5th round draft pick Ken Lane.
Boston Minutemen: Failed to sign 25th round draft pick Bill Whiteford.
Detroit Dynamos: Failed to sign 6th round draft pick Jackie Shaw.
Detroit Dynamos: Failed to sign 12th round draft pick John Dardon.
Detroit Dynamos: Failed to sign 13th round draft pick Ralph Himel.
Brooklyn Kings: Failed to sign 17th round draft pick Mack Jamison.
New York Stars: Failed to sign 11th round draft pick Charley Plott.
New York Stars: Failed to sign 19th round draft pick Rudy Collins.
Baltimore Cannons: Failed to sign 18th round draft pick Ed Wood.
Saturday, January 29th, 1927
Chicago Chiefs: Signed Frank Johnson to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $2,730.
Friday, January 28th, 1927
Chicago Chiefs: Signed Al Ewen to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $510.
Thursday, January 27th, 1927
Chicago Chiefs: Signed Marty Lyman to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $820.
Tuesday, January 25th, 1927
St. Louis Pioneers: Signed John McKinley to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $670.
Monday, January 24th, 1927
Brooklyn Kings: Placed SP Clarence Flanders on the active roster.
Thursday, January 20th, 1927
Boston Minutemen: Signed Jesse Murphy to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $1,350.
Tuesday, January 18th, 1927
Boston Minutemen: Signed Tony Witkowski to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $550.
Toronto Wolves: Signed Steve Burger to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $1,180.
Monday, January 17th, 1927
Detroit Dynamos: Signed Elmer Myers to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $7,500.
Sunday, January 16th, 1927
Detroit Dynamos: Signed Kirby Grant to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $590.
Saturday, January 15th, 1927
Montreal Saints: Fired scouting director Jack Self.
Montreal Saints: Signed scouting director Rufus Randle to a 5-year, $1,586 per year contract.
St. Louis Pioneers: Signed Jake Matheson to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $6,000.
St. Louis Pioneers: Signed Bill Hill to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $490.
Boston Minutemen: Signed Rex Kaiser to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $4,260.
Boston Minutemen: Signed Bob Waller to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $550.
Toronto Wolves: Signed George Kinn to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $520.
Friday, January 14th, 1927
St. Louis Pioneers: Signed Jack Rogers to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $3,290.
Boston Minutemen: Signed Joe Hogue to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $780.
Detroit Dynamos: Signed Larry Brown to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $5,970.
Wednesday, January 12th, 1927
Chicago Chiefs: Signed hitting coach Jeremiah Gross to a 3-year, $842 per year contract.
Tuesday, January 11th, 1927
Detroit Dynamos: Signed Sam Sheppard to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $1,630.
Detroit Dynamos: Signed Hank Clark to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $590.
Toronto Wolves: Signed Frank Huddleston to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $3,620.
Toronto Wolves: Signed Frank Howk to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $8,500.
Toronto Wolves: Signed Johnny Robinson to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of $520.
Monday, January 10th, 1927
Montreal Saints: 2B Ivey Mayes was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
The Brooklyn Kings traded 33-year-old minor league reliever Jackie Marshall, 29-year-old minor league second baseman Oscar Brunswick and $35,000 in cash to the Portland Green Sox, getting 24-year-old minor league starting pitcher Clarence Flanders in return.
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