2nd At the Philadelphia depot, the Athletics greet the National Club of Washington and escort them to lunch and the game at the grounds at 15th street and Columbia. A crowd of 12,000 encircles the field and the ladies stand is completely filled. The Athletics win, 22–6. In the evening there is a dinner at Augustin’s.
16th Lipman Pike of the Athletics of Philadelphia hits 6 HRs, 5 in succession, against the Alert Club of Philadelphia. Final score is 67–25.
23rd The Cincinnati Baseball Club is organized.
26th The Olympics of Louisville lure Rochester P Ives to join them for a key game. Three years later Ives will join the Kentucky club and will profit from a special “benefit” game honoring him and two recent Cincinnati transfers. Baseball is growing rapidly in Louisville.