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- Christy Mathewson and Mordecai Brown faced each other in what would be the final appearnace for both. Both Hall of Famers went the entire game with Mathewson leading the Cincinati Reds to a 10-8 victory.
- Mike Piazza was born in Pennsylvania
- Mark Loretta made his MLB debut for the Milwaukee Brewers. He went 0-1 pinch hitting for Fernando Vina in a 9-6 loss to the Minnesota Twins