No Postseason
53-86 (.381)
6th place in NL

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 Tom Loftus
General Manager Unknown
Team Owner Albert Spalding
Ballpark West Side Grounds
Attendance 205,071
Average 2,930

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