13th Former New York Giant Dan McGann, 39, who ended his 13-year career in 1908, shoots himself in a Louisville hotel. No note was left nor a reason given. Earlier in the year a brother of Dan’s committed suicide.
17th John Harris sells the Boston National League team to a syndicate headed by William Hepburn Russell, a New York lawyer and city official, for $100,000. The team will be nicknamed the Rustlers after their new owner.