On January 5, 1957, Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers officially announces his retirement, voiding a recent trade to the rival New York Giants. In December, the Dodgers had dealt Robinson to the Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield and $35,000. Giants vice-president Charles Feeney had offered Robinson a $60,000 contract. Citing problems with his legs, Robinson decides to call it quits.
December 1, 1965
San Diego Padres acquire third baseman Gary Sheffield and a minor leaguer from the Milwaukee Brewers
March 27, 1992
October 26, 1934