Buffalo wins a 13-inning thriller 1-0 in Boston
to move into a tie for first place with Chicago.
Buttercup Dickerson goes 6-for-6 as Worcester beats
Buffalo 15-4 and knocks the Bisons out of first
The Washington Nationals disband, blaming lack of
interest since the club failed to land a berth in
A new Red Stocking team in Cincinnati takes the field
for the first time. This club would be among
the founders of the American Association next year
and would eventually become the NL Reds.
Two NL teams play the Mets in the same day, Detroit
winning the morning game at the Polo Grounds 5-1,
Buffalo winning the afternoon contest 9-1.
Returning home from a long road trip, the Chicago
White Stockings unveil new lavender uniforms, much
to the amusement of the press.
Chicago's George Gore steals 7 bases as the Whites
beat Providence. Gore steals second 5 times and 3rd
twice, scoring 5 runs in 5 trips. This record will
be tied only once, by Billy Hamilton on August 31,
There are 217 called balls and other interminable
delays in Chicago's 4-1 victory over Troy. The
lengthy game takes all of 2 hours and 20 minutes.