In the NY Giants' opener, Mickey Welch throws a one-hitter
against Boston for his first of 44 wins. He and
Tim Keefe will combine for 76 victories this year,
2nd in history only to Grays P Hoss Radbourn and Charlie
Sweeney, who won 77 in 1884.
2B Joe Gerhardt goes 1-for-3 in the Giants-Reds
game. He will set the record for lowest BA ever for
a 2B with over 350 at bats by hitting .155.
St. Louis (AA) trounces the Athletics 13-1 to
take the lead in the standings. They will remain there
for the rest of the season.
Boston P Charles Buffinton gets 5 hits in 6 tries
while pitching a 6-hitter over Detroit.
The New York Giants embarrass Buffalo 24-0 for
the worst whitewashing of the ML season. Every Giant
gets a hit and scores a run. NY P Mickey Welch scores
5 times and allows the Bisons only 5 hits.
Giants SS John Montgomery Ward graduates from
Columbia Law School.
NY manages its 3rd shutout in a row, this time against
Buffalo 11-0. The Giants have outscored their
opponents 52-1 in the last 4 games.