Philadelphia's sensational rookie, southpaw Wiley
Piatt, blanks Cleveland 1-0 with a 4-hitter for
the 2nd time. He will tally 24 wins and a league-leading
Second-place Boston wins a doubleheader 7-4 and
6-5 from the league-leading Reds.
Only 200 fans watch the 11th-place Senators defeat
the 12th-place St. Louis Browns in Washington 10-2.
Boston moves into first place, as Kid Nichols
downs Chicago and the Giants' Rusie shuts out Cincinnati.
The Reds held the lead for 98 days.
Walter Thornton of Chicago, a part-time OF, pitches
a 2-0 no-hitter over Brooklyn and collects 2
Cleveland plays its final home game of the season
and only their 4th in Cleveland since July 9th. With
83 of their final 87 games on the road, the team
has earned nicknames such as the Nomads, Exiles, Misfits,
Hughie Jennings, the Orioles SS, has 10 assists in
a 6-2 victory at St. Louis. The most for the
season will be 561 by the Reds' Tommy Corcoran.
Umpire Bob Emslie is too ill to continue after the
first game between Baltimore and St. Louis. Orioles
Manager Ned Hanlon recommends that Browns' manager
Tim Hurst, a former NL umpire, officiate in the
2nd game. The Orioles win 6-2, but "Tiny Tim"
is cheered by the crowd.
The New York Press, concerned about scuffles
among players, umpires, and managers and the deterioration
of baseball, calls for the return of A. G. Spalding.
Before his retirement, "he worked so long and well
to place it upon a high plane."
Chicago's Clark Griffith, who will top
NL hurlers with an 1.88 ERA, throws a three-hit 1-0
shutout at the Giants.