Still Bill Hill's 2-hitter helps Louisville edge Chicago
2-1. In the 6th inning Billy Clingman, in a failed
attempt to score the game's first run, spikes
Chicago C Tim Donahue. Donahue attempts to retaliate
by throwing the ball at Clipman but is prevented from
Cincinnati's Frank Dwyer defeats Pittsburgh 4-2
for his 13th consecutive win.
Philadelphia jumps to a 10-0 lead over
Brooklyn, but the Bridegrooms charge back, scoring
2 runs with 2 out in the bottom of the 9th to claim
a well-earned 11-10 victory.
Baltimore defeats Washington 21-16. Each team
hits exactly the same number of singles as its run
total, with the 37 singles establishing a still-standing
ML record for a 9-inning game. Baltimore star John
McGraw makes his first appearance of the season
when he pinch-hits in the 3rd. McGraw has been sidelined
with typhoid fever. The New York Clipper box
score for the game credits the Orioles with only 20
singles (plus 3 doubles and a HR), not 21. The record
claimed for singles in this game may be suspect.
New York announces that Manager Arthur Irwin is going
on "vacation" for the rest of the season so that the
newly acquired Bill Joyce can take over the managerial
The Orioles take sole possession of first place
for the first time since July 4th, with their
10th straight win, an 11-4 decision over Washington.
Cincinnati suffers its first shutout of the season
in a 6-0 setback to Chicago.
Napoleon Lajoie, who batted .429 in the New England
league, makes his ML debut for the Philadelphia Phillies.
He goes 1-for-5 in a 9-0 win over Washington.
After losing to Brooklyn the 2 previous games, Baltimore
gains revenge by scoring 10 runs in the first
inning and continuing the onslaught to beat the Bridegrooms
In attempting to tag out Brooklyn's rookie Fielder
Jones at 2B, Herman Long accidentally spikes him just
above the right eye. Jones is safe, but the Bridegrooms
lose to Boston 8-3. Jones is not seriously hurt.
Baltimore wins a pair of one-run games from Philadelphia
3-2 and 1615. The Orioles score 8 runs
in the bottom of the 9th to win the nightcap.
Cincinnati retakes first place with a 9-7
triumph over Boston, while Baltimore loses by the
same score to St. Louis.
Philadelphia becomes the 2nd team in 6 days
to score 10 runs in the first inning. Not surprisingly,
they defeat Louisville 15-0.
Baltimore takes over first place for good with
a 7-0 win over St. Louis, while Cincinnati loses
10-9 to Boston.
Washington's Win Mercer shuts out Chicago 1-0
in 11 innings for the first Senators shutout
since September 17, 1893.