Henry Porter of the Cowboys pitches a no-hitter against
Baltimore, walking one and winning 4-0. Meanwhile,
Cleveland and Louisville combine for 50 hits as the
Spiders outscore the Colonels 23-19.
New Louisville owner Mordecai Davidson accepts manager
John Kelly's resignation and announces he will manage
the club himself.
In the longest game in the NL this year, Detroit
beats John Clarkson and Boston 11-5 in 16 innings.
The resurgent Wolverines hold off the Beaneaters 10-9
to post their 7th consecutive victory and move to
within 2 games of first place.
The Athletics play their first official
Sunday home game at Gloucester, NJ, or so they think.
The AA secretary will later rule the game illegally
rescheduled and throw it out of official records.
OF Jimmy Ryan, who homered in the first inning,
is brought in to pitch with the bases loaded in the
2nd inning. He shuts out the Giants as the Colts rally
to win 4-2 to up their NL lead to 4 games.
The last-place Senators finally get a legitimate
manager when veteran Ted Sullivan arrives.
Reds pitching star Tony Mullane suffers a broken nose
when hit by a drive in Kansas City. The injury will
keep him out of action for 10 days, but his famous
good looks will not be permanently damaged.
Two AA umpires work the Cleveland-Athletic game. The
2-umpire system had worked well in last fall's WS,
but this is believed to be a regular-season first.
Future Hall of Famer 1B Jake Beckley makes his ML
debut with Pittsburgh, with a double, triple, and
stolen base. Beckley started the season with the St.
George Van Haltren pitches a 6-inning no-hitter beating
Pittsburgh for Chicago 1-0. He also pitches a
hitless 7th, but since the Colts cannot complete their
half before the rain, the official score reverts
to 6 innings.
Lou Bierbauer of the Athletics establishes the record
for second basemen by making 12 putouts in a 9-inning
game. This record will not be tied until August 30th,
1966. Oddly, Bierbauer has no assists and 2 errors
in today's game.
James "Jumbo" Davis of Kansas City makes 5 errors
at 3B as the Cowboys fall to the Browns 10-3.
He will finish the season with 91 miscues.
With permission from the NL, the Phillies reduce admission
to 25 cents. Twelve thousand fans turn out to see
a one-hit 7-0 victory over Boston by Charlie
Buffinton. After averaging 1,123 admissions at
the 50-cent rate, attendance will now jump to an average