St. Louis slugger Tip O'Neill hits a HR over the fence
in the 8th inning and lays down a game-winning bunt
single in the 10th inning to beat Athletics ace Ed
Seward 3-2. O'Neill will win the AA batting title
with a .335 average.
Tim Keefe pitches his 8th shutout of the season, the
high mark in the ML this year, but he fails to win
when Ben Sanders and the Phillies battle the Giants
to an 11-inning scoreless tie.
Indianapolis tries its 2nd experimental night game
(the first was August 22nd) but the natural-gas
illumination is inadequate, and the idea is dropped.
New York forfeits a game in Chicago when Buck Ewing
is injured and cannot continue. With no uniformed
substitutes available, the Giants simply leave the
field in the 5th inning.
Ed Seward wins his 3rd game in 3 days as the Athletics
defeat Brooklyn 4-2. Seward has allowed only
13 hits in the 3 games. He will try again tomorrow
and allow only 4 hits but will lose to the Grooms
Ed Morris of Pittsburgh pitches his 4th consecutive
shutout, a record that will be unsurpassed in the
NL until 1968. Morris's gems include 1-0 and
2-0 victories over the Phillies, a 7-inning 20
win over the Senators, and today's 1-0 win over
Ed Morris's streak is broken when the Giants score
in the 2nd inning on doubles by Ewing and Slattery.
The run sends Morris to defeat 1-0.
Ben Sanders of the Phillies loses his bid for a perfect
game when pitching opponent Gus Krock singles with
one out in the 9th inning for the Colts. Sanders wins
In a doubleheader pitching duel, Tony Mullane beats
Ed Seward twice 1-0 and 21. The Reds total
only 9 hits, while the Athletics get 10.
Cincinnati sells starting players Frank Fennelly and
John Corkhill. Without them, the Reds will win 13
of their final 16 games.
Little-used Ed "Cannonball" Crane pitches a 7-inning
no-hitter for the Giants against the Senators, walking
6 and winning 3-0.
With the WA season completed and the warring Kansas
City clubs having agreed to merge, the Cowboys move
their final home game to the Blues' Exposition
Park. The game is a 45-hit slugfest with the Cowboys
beating the Athletics 26-14. Monk Cline scores
6 runs for KC.