No Postseason
79-57 (.581)
2nd place in AL

The modern day MLB originated when a minor league called the Western League renamed itself the American League and joined the professional ranks of the National League. No championship game was agreed upon due to an AL-NL war over player contracts.

Manager Jimmy Collins
General Manager Unknown
Team Owner Charles Somers
Ballpark Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds
Attendance 289,448
Average 4,195

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