Philadelphia breaks its 14-game losing streak, the
longest of the year, by defeating Providence 6-3.
Columbus crushes Baltimore 21-4 behind Tom Brown,
who goes 6-for-7 with 5 runs and 4 extra-base hits.
Chicago concludes an extraordinarily successful series
against Detroit with a 26-6 win. Chicago sets
a ML record by scoring 18 runs in the 7th inning.
In the inning Tom Burns set records by going 3-for-3
with 2 doubles and a HR and scoring 3 runs. Chicago
outscores their opponent in the 3-game series by a
combined score of 53-8.
The Athletics cling to their lead in the AA
by defeating second-place St. Louis for the 3rd consecutive
game. Over 45,000 fans attend the series.
Chicago loses to Boston 4-2, breaking its 11-game
winning streak, the longest of the season.
Boston scores 2 runs in the top of the 9th to top
Chicago 3-2, taking over the first place.
Boston will not relinquish the lead for the remainder
of the season.
At a meeting in Pittsburgh, the Union Association
is formed. The UA states its intention to ignore the
Cincinnati mauls Allegheny 27-5. Warren
"Hick" Carpenter and "Long" John Reilly each get 6
hits, while Reilly also scores 6 runs and hits for
Hugh "One-Arm" Daily of Cleveland pitches a no-hitter,
defeating Philadelphia 1-0.
Cincinnati 1B Long John Reilly again hits for the
cycle against Philadelphia.
The Union League, later known as the Eastern League,
is officially formed in New York.
Boston officially clinches the NL title, beating
After losing 2 straight games to the Eclipse, the
Athletics rally in the bottom of the 10th inning,
7-6, to clinch the AA championship.