The Mets beat the champion Chicagos in New York 7-4.
The Mets are the only nonleague team to have won more
than one game versus NL opposition.
Chris Von der Ahe, president of the corporation that
runs Sportsman's Park in St. Louis, signs the members
of the previously independent St. Louis Browns semiprofessional
club, giving Von der Ahe control over the players
for the first time. This is a key step toward
the establishment of the club that would eventually
become the St. Louis Cardinals.
Cincinnati baseball backers meet in Pittsburgh with
H. Denny McKnight and issue a call to other independent
club operators to meet November 2nd to form a major
league independent of the NL.
H. D.McKnight organizes a new Allegheny Baseball Club
of Pittsburgh in anticipation of the proposed new
The Metropolitan club plays its final game of
the season. The Mets played 151 games altogether,
winning 80 of them. They were 18-43 versus NL teams.