The Cubs sell Pat Malone to the Yankees. The right-hander will go 12-4 in 1936, but will post only a 19-13 record in his three years with the Bronx Bombers.
Elvin Tappe is named as the Cubs' first head coach of the season in the team's college of coaches plan. Chicago hasn't had a manager since 1960.
It's bad news for the Cubs when a judge rules laws banning night games are constitutional. The Cubs brought suit after having to give up a home playoff game last season due to the lack of lights at Wrigley.