» May 11, 1911: Against a coasting Grover Alexander, the Pirates rally for six hits and seven runs in the 9th inning, but fall far short as the Phillies win, 19–10. Honus Wagner is 1-for-2 before being tossed by umpire Bill Finneran.
» July 10, 1911: Sherry Magee, star OF for the Phillies, knocks out umpire Bill Finneran with one punch after being ejected for disputing a called 3rd strike. He is suspended for the season, but upon appeal he will be reinstated after five weeks and 36 games. The Phils win, 4–2, behind Grover Cleveland Alexander, who strikes out 9.
» August 16, 1911:
Philadelphia OF Sherry Magee is reinstated, following his suspension for attacking umpire Bill Finneran several weeks ago.
» August 10, 1912:
In a game at Boston, Chicago star Johnny Evers pushes umpire Bill Finneran after the latter challenges Evers, Heinie Zimmerman, and Frank Chance to fight him under the stands after the game. Evers will be suspended for five days, and though the Cubs win three games, there will be a howl that president Lynch is favoring the Giants. Red Downs will fill in at 2B for Chicago.