Relief ace Jim Konstanty won the NL MVP Award in 1950 after appearing in a record 74 games, winning 16 and saving 22. Left to right, Baseball Commissioner Kennesaw Landis, Konstanty and his wife, Mary.
OF Johnny Callison traded to Chicago Cubs for OF Oscar Gamble and RHP Dick Selma.
LHPs Joel Adamson and Matt Whisenant traded to Florida Marlins for LHP Danny Jackson.
Mike Schmidt named NL's MVP.
Mike Schmidt wins 3rd MVP award to match NL record shared by Stan Musial and Roy Campanella.
RHP Ricky Bottalico, RHP Garrett Stephenson traded to St. Louis for OF Ron Gant, RHP Jeff Brantley, RHP Cliff Politte.
OF Del Ennis traded to St. Louis Cardinals for OF Rip Repulski.
C Bo Diaz came to Phillies from Cleveland as part of three-team trade in which Phillies sent OF Lonnie Smith to St. Louis Cardinals, Cardinals sent RHPs Lary Sorensen and Silvio Martinez to Cleveland Indians and Phillies sent RHP Scott Munninghoff to Cleveland.
OF Chuck Klein traded to Chicago Cubs for RHP Ted Kleinhans, INF Mark Koenig, OF Harry Hendrick and $65,000.
INF-OF Rex Hudler signed as a free agent.
LHP Eppa Rixey traded to Cincinnati for LHP Jimmy Ring and OF Greasey Neal, who later became the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles.
R. R. M. Carpenter Sr. purchased Phillies from William Cox.