1882 January

7th  The NL will continue the practice of using different color patterns on uniforms for the different positions. Third basemen will wear gray and white uniforms, as the blue and white uniforms originally sought were “impossible to obtain.”

14thPhiladelphia officials, justifiably proud of their new multi-purpose baseball park, declare that it “will be placed in first-class condition for base ball, football, lacrosse and law-tennis; also bicycle and pedestrian performances.”

20th  The Kentucky Legislature modifies a recently passed law which inadvertently prohibited the playing of baseball games in the commonwealth.