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IN THE NEWS: Fred Dunlap finally signs with Pittsburgh following the sale of his contract by Detroit. He agrees to a $5,000 salary and a $2,000 bonus, making him the highest-paid player to date.
IN THE NEWS: The Texas League is organized when the following six cities are awarded franchises: Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Galveston, Houston, and San Antonio.
In San Francisco, George Van Haltran, pitching for the Giants, tosses a no-hitter against the St. Louis Browns in an exhibition game. The only solidly hit ball is a Tip O'Neill line drive caught by 1B Buck Ewing.
IN THE NEWS: Kansas City is admitted to the American Association to replace the Mets. Even though the Mets were bought out by Brooklyn, their franchise is only considered suspended until suitable playing facilities in Manhattan can be found.
IN THE NEWS: Harry Spence is hired to manage the Indianapolis (National League) team.
IN THE NEWS: Brooklyn keeps five of the recently purchased Mets players and sells the rest of the squad and four Brooklyn players to Kansas City for $7,000.
IN THE NEWS: In Chicago, 350 fans brave the weather to watch a baseball game on ice at Lincoln Park. Fred Pfeffer plays wearing a top hat. After two hours and five innings of play, the game is called. The Spaldings defeat the North-Siders, 7–6.