Cleveland outlasts Cincinnati 8-6 in a 14-inning
slugfest of 38 hits, 9 of them doubles. Cy Young and
"Still Bill" Hill, who allows 21 hits, go all the
Willie Keeler for Baltimore goes 0-for-5 against Red
Donahue of Philadelphia, ending his 25-game hitting
streak. He had an earlier 25-game string July 2nd
Chicago reels off 3 double plays against St. Louis
en route to a team total of 149. This total will not
be surpassed until 1917 when the St. Louis Cardinals
do it with 153. Dahlen to Connor to Everett have far
better fielding stats than their more famous
successors, Tinker, Evers, and Chance.
Buck Freeman, who led all minor leagues with 23 HRs
while with Toronto in the Eastern League, hits his
first ML HR for Washington in an 8-5 loss
Jimmy Ryan of Chicago opens the game with Philadelphia
with a HR, and his club goes on to a 10-5 win.
It is his 17th leadoff HR, easily the highest total
in the 19th century.
Buck Freeman continues his heavy hitting, belting
2 homers and a double to lead the Senators to an 8-5
win over Chicago.
Boston overwhelms Louisville 24-4, setting the
season's record for runs by one team.
The Kansas City Cowboys win the Western League
pennant on the last day of the season, beating Indianapolis
The NL western teams are shellacked on their final
eastern trip, winning 23, losing 35. Baltimore takes
10 of 11, but gains no ground on the first-place
Beaneaters, who win 9 of 10 and hold a 312 game
Willie Keeler, now known as "Wee Willie," leads an
Oriole attack on Washington's Gus Weyhing with 4 hits
and becomes the first player to reach 200 this
Jake Beckley accepts a record 22 chances--21 putouts,
one assist, no errors--in the Reds' 9-inning win over
Louisville righthander Bert Cunningham wins his 11th
straight victory, a record streak for the season.
Kid Nichols of Boston would have had 16 straight but
for a tie game between victories 9 and 10.
Jimmy Collins hits 2 HRs, one a grand slam, giving
Boston an 11-10 win. His league-leading HR total
is 15 for the season.