? Five bills aimed at ending the baseball strike are introduced into Congress.

? Mary Shane is hired by the Chicago White Sox as the first woman TV play-by-play announcer.

? The Dodgers buy a 44-passenger twin-engine airplane for $775,000, which they will use to transport the club during the season. They are the first team to own their own plane.

? The Depression deepens, and AL costs are cut by dropping an umpire from the AL staff of 11.
Casey Stengel returns from exile in the minor leagues to become coach for the Dodgers.