5th Browns’ owner Chris Von der Ahe, unable to hire either Harry Wright or P.J. Powers as manager, announces that he will manage the club himself. Von der Ahe will eventually name starting inﬁelder George “Doggie” Miller as manager.
12th Pittsburgh issues free season tickets for ladies good for Tuesday and Friday games.
14th U.S. Immigration Inspector De Barry will ask the Treasury Department if baseball is a “recognized profession” in order to determine if Buffalo has violated the alien contract labor law by signing two Canadians. Before De Barry gets a reply, Buffalo decides to play only Americans.