Cap Anson is called out for walking back to his
base after a foul ball, instead of running, as the
rule specifies. This rule will be amended at
the end of the season.
Approximately 1,000 people watch the first
Chicago home game for free from a nearby viaduct.
Chicago officials will attempt to eliminate this
"unfair opportunity to beat the gate."
NL players are told that next season they will not
be required to wear the uniforms known as "clown costumes,"
with different color combinations for each position.
The scheduled Cincinnati-Allegheny game is switched
to Cincinnati because of floods in Pittsburgh.
After breaking his finger in a game against
the Metropolitans, Philadelphia IF Mike Moynahan has
the finger amputated at the first joint.
He will play in the AA for Philadelphia for 2 years