» May 22, 1898: A 9th-inning scratch single by Brooklyn batter Fielder Jones breaks up a no-hit effort by Chick Fraser of Louisville, who wins 3–0.
» July 14, 1900: Chick Fraser fires a one-hitter for the Phillies in a 1–0 win over Boston. It is the only shutout of the year for the righty, who will become part of the first big lawsuit challenging the reserve clause in the 20th century.
» February 8, 1901: News leaks out that Napoleon Lajoie, the Phillies star 2B and leading National League hitter, has jumped to the new Philadelphia American League club, along with pitchers Chick Fraser and Bill Bernhard.
» March 28, 1901: Phillies owner John Rogers files for an injunction prohibiting Nap Lajoie, Bill Bernhard, and Chick Fraser from playing for any other team—the most serious legal test of the reserve clause to date.
» April 26, 1901: Eight days after the Phillies’ opener before 4,593, the Athletics, home opener at Columbus Park draws 16,000 for a 5-1 loss to the Washington Nationals. Chick Fraser is the winner. Nap Lajoie has three hits in the Athletics’ first game, and will have three in the 2nd game and four in the 3rd on the way to an AL-record .422 batting average.
» May 17, 1901: The Philadelphia Common Pleas Court rejects the Phillies’ suit against Nap Lajoie, Chick Fraser, and Bill Bernhard. The decision is appealed to the State Supreme Court, but the trio remains with the Athletics all season. Lajoie will hit .422, while Fraser wins 22 and Bernhard 17 for the 4th-place Athletics.
» April 21, 1902: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, reversing a lower court's decision, grants a permanent injunction (effective only in Pennsylvania) barring jumpers Nap Lajoie, Chick Fraser, and Bill Bernhard from playing for the A's, or any team but the Phillies. Not mentioned, but covered by the decision, are: Elmer Flick, Monte Cross, and Bill Duggleby of the A's; Ed Delahanty, Al Orth, Harry Wolverton, and Jack Townsend of Washington; Ed McFarland (White Stockings) and Red Donahue (Browns).
» May 8, 1902:
Bill Duggleby, the first jumper to return to the Phillies, loses, 2-1, to St. Louis. Returnee Chick Fraser will win his first start on May 23rd, 5-2 over Chicago. Harry Wolverton will return after 59 games with the Washington Nationals. All others will remain with their new teams. Of all those that the Athletics acquired, only Monte Cross stays.
» August 31, 1903: Joe McGinnity wins his 3rd doubleheader this month, stopping the Phils twice, 4-1 and 9-2 and handing losses to Chick Fraser and Bill Duggleby. Iron Joe strikes out nine batters in the opener to win. The two games total three hours: three minutes,
» September 18, 1903:
The Cubs beat the Phils, 6-5, in the first game of a twinbill. In the second game, Chick Fraser no-hits Chicago 10-0 for the Phils. Peaches Graham, normally a catcher, is the loser in his only major league decision, while Fraser K's five and walks 4.
» July 6, 1904: The Giants pound the Phillies, 12–3, as Christy Mathewson wins his 15th. Again, Matty is lifted after six innings, having given up no runs, and Red Ames finishes. Chick Fraser takes the loss for Philadelphia.
» December 14, 1904: The Phillies send RHP Chick Fraser and 3B Harry Wolverton to Boston (National League) for RHP Togie Pittinger.
» April 14, 1905: Wait Till Next Year: Boston's Kaiser Wilhelm loses to the Giants' Joe McGinnity 10-1 in the opener at the Polo Grounds before an enthusiastic estimate of 40,000. He will finish the year 4-22, one of four Beaneaters who will lose 20 or more this year. The other three are Irv Young, Vic Willis, and Chick Fraser. The only other team ever to have a quartet of 20-game losers will be the Beaneaters again in 1906.
» May 7, 1906:
Boston (NL) acquires P Gus Dorner from the Reds for P Chick Fraser.
» June 6, 1906: Jack Harper, making his first pitching appearance for the Cubs after being traded by the Reds for Chick Fraser, retires all three Giant batters he faces, but is hit on his pitching hand by a line drive off the bat of the 3rd hitter, Dan McGann. Harper is lifted for pinch hitter Johnny Kling in the 2nd inning and never pitches again. The Cubs, on their way to a record 116 wins, top the Giants 11-3: Harper also pitched for the losingest team, the 1899 Cleveland Spiders.
» October 1, 1907: The Cubs score one run in the 9th against Christy Mathewson to tie the score at 1–1, then push across the winner in the 11th to beat the Giants, 2–1. Chick Fraser and Carl Lundgren allow just two Giant safeties in 11 frames.