Baltimore wins its 10th in a row over Pittsburgh.
The winning run scores in the bottom of the 9th when
P Frank Killen hits Hugh Jennings with a pitch with
the bases loaded.
The Reds' Red Ehret wins an 11-hit shutout over Brooklyn
Cleveland defeats Baltimore 10-4 for its 2nd
straight victory over the defending NL champions and
replaces the Orioles in first place.
Chicago defeats Cleveland 8-3 in a turbulent
game. In the 7th, umpire Tom Lynch changes a close
call at first base and enrages Cleveland manager-1B
Patsy Tebeau. Lynch ejects Tebeau but Tebeau refuses
to leave the field. The two square off and a
near riot ensues. Lynch refuses to continue, and players
Cy Young of Cleveland and Bill Dahlen of Chicago alternate
Baltimore reclaims first place with a 9-4
triumph over Philadelphia plus Cleveland's 8-3
loss to Chicago.
Jake Stenzel's 5 singles are not enough, as Pittsburgh
falls to Chicago 17-10.
In an aftermath to the previous day's brawl, several
Cleveland players are brought before a Louisville
court on a warrant sworn by Louisville owner Hunt
Stuckey. Manager Tebeau is fined $100 for disturbing
the peace. Ed McKean and Jimmy McAleer are fined
$75 each, and Jesse Burkett, $50.
New York rallies with 5 runs in the bottom of
the 9th to defeat Brooklyn 9-8. Harry Davis leads
the way with a pair of 3-run doubles.
The NL Board of Directors meets and fines Patsy
Tebeau $200 for rowdyism. Tebeau refuses to pay and
announces he will seek legal redress. In another action,
the board denies the appeal of Amos Rusie against
fines levied last year by New York president
Andrew Freedman. Rusie is in the process of sitting
out the 1896 season.