|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» August 15, 1914: At the Polo Grounds, 32,000 watch as Lefty Tyler and Christy Mathewson throw goose eggs for nine innings. In the 10th, Red Smith singles and Hank Gowdy triples him home. Matty then wild pitches home Gowdy for 2–0 lead. New York loads the bases in the 10th with no outs, but Tyler slams the door with no Giants scoring. The Braves trail by three 1/2.
» October 6, 1914: The Brooklyn Robins (AKA the Dodgers) split with Boston and finish 5th, their highest level since 1907. The Braves lose regular 3B Red Smith, who breaks his right leg sliding into 1B.