» December 18, 1889: The Brotherhood meets and expels members who have signed National League contracts, including Jack Glasscock, John Clarkson, Kid Gleason, and George Miller. Among those expelled, Jake Beckley, Joe Mulvey, and Ed Delahanty would eventually jump back to the PL and be reinstated.
» April 26, 1900:
On their way to the Polo Grounds, New York Giants George Davis, Kid Gleason, and Mike Grady spot smoke rising from an apartment building and rush to help with the rescue. Davis climbs a fireman's ladder to rescue a woman who fainted in the heat, and Gleason and Davis help a woman and child down a fire escape. Forty five families are left homeless from the major blaze. Then the trio, with Davis stroking a triple, help the Giants tie Boston 5-5 after nine innings, then rally with a five spot to tie again in the bottom of the 10th.
» September 14, 1900: At the Polo Grounds, the Giants pull off the first triple play of the 20th century. With Chicago's Johnny Kling behind the plate, Jack Doyle, George Davis and Kid Gleason do the deed. It'll be another 10 years before a trifecta is pulled off in the NL.
» February 9, 1901: Giants and Pirates outfielder Tom O'Brien, 28 dies in Phoenix. A popular player with the Giants, O'Brien played for Pirates in 1900, then accompanied the Giants and Dodgers last fall on a trip to Cuba for a series of exhibition games. On the boat trip over, he was told that if he drank enough sea water he'd be sick, but would then be cured of any sea sickness. Both O'Brien and Kid Gleason became violently ill following the prescription, but O'Brien was so affected that all his internal organs were damaged, and he never recovered.
» March 7, 1903: In the first trade under the peace treaty, the Giants send their 1902 part-time manager Heinie Smith to Detroit for 2B Kid Gleason, who is immediately moved to the Phils where he will end a 20-year playing career.
» June 20, 1906: At Exposition Park, Honus Wagner clubs one of the longest hits in park history, but only makes it to 3B. Rounding first he is clipped by 1B Kid Gleason, and Wagner limps his way to a triple. A pinch runner, Harry Smith, scores for the Pirates on a fly and the Phils then generously allow Wagner to return to SS. But the injury will force him to miss three games.
» December 31, 1918: Kid Gleason replaces Pants Rowland as White Sox manager following the team's skid to 5th.
» October 2, 1919:
Charles Comiskey tells NL president Heydler
that Sox manager Kid Gleason is suspicious of his
players. Heydler confers with Ban Johnson, who takes
no action, fearing it will look like revenge against
Comiskey, with whom he has been feuding. As the games
unfold, reporters Ring Lardner and Christy Mathewson
do not like what they see. Chicago reporter Hugh Fullerton
will raise questions during the winter. Comiskey will
offer a reward for information, but the 1920 season
will open with the same lineup for Chicago, minus
Chick Gandil, who will be in the PCL.
» October 26, 1923: Frank Chance signs to manage the White Sox replacing Kid Gleason, but he will resign February 17, 1924, because of illness. Coach Johnny Evers, named acting manager, will fill the job the entire season.
» May 19, 1927: White Sox players give their former manager Eddie Collins a wristwatch and diamond stickpin on his return to Chicago with the A's, then win 3–0 behind Tommy Thomas' 6th straight win. In addition to new Sox manager Ray Schalk, there are three ex-Sox managers present: the A's Eddie Collins and Kid Gleason, and umpire Clarence Rowland. Another ex-manager, Ty Cobb of the Tigers, hits in his 19th straight game.