he Federal League was the third
major baseball league, competing against the American and National leagues. It operated as a major league from 1914 to 1915. Though the league was short-lived, its effects on the game then were great and still effect major league baseball to this very day.
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On this day, June 28 in Federal League history
Chicago won its 4th straight by beating the local St. Louis team, 7-3.
Kansas City and Indianapolis split a doubleheader in KC. The Packers taking the first game 2-0, Indianapolis the nightcap, 8-7. The second game was marred when several cushions were thrown at umpire Anderson at the end of the game. Anderson retaliated by attacking a spectator. A riot was averted when the police escorted the umpire to the dressing room.
|Standings as of June 28, 1914|
|IND 8 - KC 7|
|KC 2 at IND 0|
|CHI 7 at STL 3||
|Standings as of June 28, 1915|
|STL 7 at BAL 6|
|CHI 10 at BKN 5|
|PIT 8 at BUF 5|