On October 27, 1948 — 1948 – Commissioner Happy Chandler orders free agency for ten Detroit minor leaguers for the club’s cover-up of their contracts. One of the players who will make the major leagues is Bill Serena, with a six-year career.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference October 27
National Pastime October 27
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
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