» September 6, 1901:
The National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues is formed to help the minor leagues protect their interests.
» September 11, 1903:
A new National Agreement signed by the National Association of minor league clubs officially organizes professional baseball under one comprehensive set of rules.
» January 19, 1916: A list of 123 Federal League players with free-agent status under the terms of the peace agreement is released by the National Association.
» May 31, 1944:
John McKelvey, last surviving member of the National Association (1871-75), dies at Rochester, NY. At age 96, he was the oldest former ML player.