Braves Franchise History
1967 - The Braves acquire catcher Bob Tillman and pitcher Dale Roberts from the Yankees in exchange for minor leaguer Bobby Cox.
1937 - The Red Sox acquire the contract of 19-year old Ted Williams from San Diego of the Pacific Coast League. Williams won’t report to Boston until 1939.
1939 - The five-year waiting period is waived and Lou Gehrig is elected to the Hall of Fame unanimously.
1983 - The Reds sign outfielder Dave Parker to a two-year deal.
1984 - The Mets acquire third baseman Howard Johnson from the Tigers in exchange for pitcher Walt Terrell.
1988 - The Rangers sign free agent Nolan Ryan to a one-year contract.
1992 - The Reds sign free agent outfielder Roberto Kelly to a three-year deal.
2001 - In the first trade between the two New York teams in eight years, the Mets acquire outfielder David Justice from the Yankees in exchange for third baseman Robin Ventura.
2003 - The Giants sign outfielder Michael Tucker to a two-year deal.
2010 - Matt Diaz signs with the Pirates.
2011 - The Astros hire Jeff Luhnow as their new general manager replacing the recently fired Ed Wade.