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The Transactions for the 1973 New York Yankees

The Transactions for the 1973 New York Yankees

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January 10, 1973

Amateur Free-Agent Draft

3rd round secondary phase Craig Mitchell (did not sign)

February 28, 1973

Traded Tony Solaita to Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for George Kopacz.

March 24, 1973

Returned Steve Blateric to Cincinnati Reds.

March 30, 1973

Sent Wade Blasingame to St. Louis Cardinals for future considerations.

April 5, 1973

Traded Frank Baker to Baltimore Orioles in exchange for Tommy Matchick.

April 17, 1973

Casey Cox released.

Purchased Jim Ray Hart from San Francisco Giants.

May 7, 1973

Mike Ferraro signed as a free agent.

June 5, 1973

Amateur Free-Agent Draft

2nd round Mike Heath
4th round Kerry Dineen
5th round LaMarr Hoyt
8th round Garth Iorg

June 7, 1973

Purchased Sam McDowell from San Francisco Giants.

Traded Frank Tepedino, Wayne Nordhagen and 2 players to be named later to Atlanta
Braves in exchange for Pat Dobson; Atlanta Braves received Dave Cheadle (August 15,
1973) and Al Closter (September 5, 1973).

June 12, 1973

Traded Mike Kekich to Cleveland Indians in exchange for Lowell Palmer.

July 30, 1973

Jerry Kenney signed as a free agent.

August 7, 1973

Traded cash and a player to be named later to St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for
Wayne Granger; St. Louis Cardinals received Ken Crosby (September 12, 1973).

August 13, 1973

Sold Bernie Allen to Montreal Expos.

August 18, 1973

Johnny Callison released.

Received Mike Hegan from Oakland Athletics for future considerations.

September 6, 1973

Lost Felipe Alou to Montreal Expos on waivers.

Sold Matty Alou to St. Louis Cardinals.

September 24, 1973

Claimed Duke Sims from Detroit Tigers on waivers.

December 3, 1973

Major League Draft

Selected Billy Parker from California Angels.

December 6, 1973

Purchased Jim Mason from Texas Rangers.

December 7, 1973

Purchased Bill Sudakis from Texas Rangers.

Traded Lindy McDaniel to Kansas City Royals in exchange for Lou Piniella and Ken

December 10, 1973

Hal Lanier released.

December 11, 1973

Ron Swoboda released.
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