6th Rookie owner Charles W. Murphy puts the last pieces of a Cubs dynasty in place, trading rookie infielder Hans Lobert and lefthander Jake Weimer to the Cincinnati Reds for 3B Harry Steinfeldt. Not known as a heavy hitter, Steinfeldt completes the Tinker-Evers-Chance infield.
18th In New Orleans, a crowd of 3,000 watch the Chicago White Sox drub New Orleans, 9–1. The Sox will sweep the rain-interrupted 3-game series with New Orleans, the first ML team to sweep the Southern League champs in 3 years.
25th Washington shortstop Joe Cassidy dies of typhoid fever. Cassidy, just 23, had been a starter the past two seasons.