St. Louis 1B Roger Connor gets 6 of his team's 30
hits in a 23-2 burial of New York.
Roger Connor becomes the ML's all-time HR leader,
passing Harry Stovey with his 4th round-tripper of
the season, and the 112th of his career. This historic
HR drives in St. Louis's only 2 runs in a 5-2
loss to Brooklyn.
Boston whips Louisville 11-0 and takes first
place from Pittsburgh, which has held the top position
since the beginning of the season.
Future novelist Zane Grey makes his minor league debut
playing LF for Findlay, OH, against Wheeling (Tri
State League). The Pennsylvania University athlete,
playing under the name Zane, fails to get a hit, but
walks and scores on a grand slam by brother Romer
Baltimore shuts out St. Louis 5-0 and replaces
Pittsburgh in 2nd place.