1890 February

st  The NL Schedule Committee meets in Pittsburgh and decides on a schedule, but for security reasons does not release it. Pittsburgh president Nimick comments that, “If I had my way, I would duplicate all the home games of the Brotherhood clubs.” Hence the reason for security.

17th  New York NL officials fail in an effort to woo star player and Brotherhood officer Buck Ewing to rejoin the Giants. Although he has rejected an offer reported at $33,000 for 3 years, Ewing is later accused by some players of spying for the NL.

24th  A syndicate not associated with the PL offers $1 million for all NL property, but the NL dismisses the offer as a bluff.