Category Archive: Articles.Winter-Meetings-1-1901-1957

1947 Winter Meetings: Latin America, Leo the Lip, and High School Hijinks

The annual Winter Meetings of the National Association ventured…

1949 Winter Meetings: Bonuses, Bargains, and Broadcasts

Minor-League Winter Meeting The 1949 Winter Meetings saw several…

1950 Winter Meetings: The Happy Dagger

Introduction and Context The 1950 winter meetings were held…

1951 Winter Meetings: Open Classification

Introduction At the 1951 Winter Meetings, the major topic of…

1952 Winter Meetings: Changing Demographics and Broadcast Challenges

Described by Edward Burns of the Chicago Tribune as “one of…

1953 Winter Meetings: Pension Collision

Supreme Court Involvement On November 9, 1953, a month after…

1954 Winter Meetings: Looking West

The 1954 Winter Meetings opened on December 6 at New York’s…

1955 Winter Meetings: Majors and Minors Clash Over Money

The 1955 major-league baseball season went pretty much as predicted,…

1956 Winter Meetings: A Love-Fest

The 1956 Winter Meetings of the two major leagues were scheduled…

1957 Winter Meetings: Sunday Night Fight

The 1957 baseball Winter Meetings, held in Colorado Springs,…

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