St. Louis teammates Arlie Latham and Doc Bushong stage
a fistfight during a game in Baltimore.
They are fined $100 each.
Mullane pitches 7 shutout innings, then allows 12
runs in the final 2 frames to lose to Brooklyn
12-7, fueling suspicions that he is throwing
At an AA meeting in Columbus, Browns owner Chris Von
der Ahe pays Comiskey's many fines after Comiskey
had steadfastly refused to pay them. The AA threatened
to bar Comiskey from all games.
Detroit sets a new record by hitting 7 HRs in one
game. This record is broken by the Yankees on June
28, 1939. St. Louis P Charley Sweeney allows all 7
On Opening Day in the Southern League of Colored Base
Ballists, the Eclipse of Memphis beats the home Unions
of New Orleans 3-1. The SLCBB, the first
black professional sports league, will collapse in
The Cincinnati Enquirer publishes a letter
purporting to show that Tony Mullane sold ball games
in Philadelphia and Brooklyn to gamblers on the last
Detroit wins the rubber game of the 3-game series
with Chicago 5-4, as an irate Captain Anson is
fined $110 by umpire John Gaffney, a record
for one game. Anson's Whites trail the Sluggers by
The Brooklyn Grays rout Matt Kilroy in the 3rd inning
and beat Baltimore 25-1.
Black lefthander George Stovey makes his pitching
debut with Jersey City of the Eastern League after
being purchased from the Cuban Giants, the pioneer
all-black touring team.