November 16, 1976
California signs free agent Don Baylor to a six-year, $1.6 million deal. Baylor, who played with the A’s last season after being dealt by the Orioles in the Reggie Jackson trade, will go on to become the only Angel to win the MVP Award (1979) until Vladimir Guerrero cops the honor in 2004.
November 15, 1967
Triple Crown winner Carl Yastrzemski (.326, 44, 121), receiving 19 of 20 first-place votes, is selected by the BBWAA as the American League Most Valuable Player. A writer puts the light-hitting Twins infielder Cesar Tovar (.267, 6, 47) on the top of his ballot, preventing the 28-year-old Red Sox outfielder of being the unanimous choice for the award.
Snell wins AL Cy Young after breakout season: undefined
Red Sox reward Cora, extend deal through ’21: undefined