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    Aug 17, 1881 - Worcester suspends its captain‚ Mike Dorgan‚ and Harry Stovey takes over the post. Lee Richmond‚ who had quit because of conflicts with Dorgan‚ rejoins the team.

    Aug 13, 1880 - Switching OF and pitching positions 5 times‚ Fred Corey and Lee Richmond combine to hurl Worcester to a 3-1 victory over Cleveland.

    Jul 14, 1880 - Jim O'Rourke of Boston hits 2 homers‚ one off Red Corey and the other off Lee Richmond‚ but Boston still loses‚ 6-5‚ to Worcester. O'Rourke hit a homer yesterday in a losing effort.

    Jun 26, 1880 - Abner DalrympleGeorge Gore‚ and Larry Corcoran‚ all normally lefthanded batters‚ cross over and bat right-handed against southpaw Lee Richmond and get one hit each as Chicago beats Worcester 4-0. The victory runs the Whites' latest winning streak to 14 games‚ breaking the "old" record that they set last month.

    Jun 16, 1880 - After having played in an a.m. game and then attended his graduation ceremonies at Brown‚ Lee Richmond is whisked into a special train so that he can pitch in the afternoon game in Worcester. He loses a tight game to Chicago‚ 7-6‚ in 10 innings.

    Jun 12, 1880 - John Lee Richmond pitches the first perfect game in professional history‚ leading Worcester to a 1-0 victory over Cleveland. RF Lon Knight saves the no-hitter by throwing out Bill Phillips at 1B for a 9-3 putout.

    Jun 3, 1880 - Lee Richmond of Worcester shuts out Cincinnati to make it 2 shutouts in a row‚ 13-0 and 4-0.

    Feb 25, 1880 - Yale chooses not to join the American Collegiate Baseball Association because of professional players on other teams. J. Lee Richmond of Brown played professionally for Worcester.

    Sep 27, 1879 - Lee Richmond makes his NL pitching debut for Boston against Providence. He survives a shaky 5-run first and goes on to win 12-6.

    Jun 9, 1879 - Back with Brown University‚ Lee Richmond pitches his school to the College Championship by beating Yale 3-2. In the 9th‚ Yale puts runners on 2B and 3B with 2 out‚ but Richmond fans Ripley on a full count (8-2) pitch.

    Jun 2, 1879 - J. Lee Richmond‚ star at Brown University‚ makes his pro debut with Worcester by no-hitting Chicago in a 7-inning game‚ 11-0. Richmond was 1-0 last year with NL Boston.

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