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, July 15 in Federal League history
Visiting Brooklyn came from behind with 3 runs in the ninth to beat Pittsburgh 4-2.
Baltimore fails to score all day at Buffalo. The locals toss a double whitewash 7-0 and 4-0. Earl Moore and Fred Anderson are the winning pitchers.
Indianapolis beat host Kansas City, 5-3.
Three Finger Brown tosses a 4-hit shutout over Chicago as St. Louis wins 2-0 at Weeghman Park.
After Buffalo swept yesterday's doubleheader, the Peppers came back to take 2 games today in Buffalo. In the first game, Earl Moseley pitched a 3-hit shutout to earn a 7-0 victory. In the second game, Ed Ruelbach had a no-hitter going in to the eighth inning but had to get out of jams in the last two innings to win 4-3.
Chicago won again in St. Louis 6-5, despite a ninth inning rally by the Terriers in which they scored 3 runs before the side was retired.
Jim Bluejacket got the win and Tom Seaton picked up the save as the Tip Tops defeated the Terrapins in 10 innings at Baltimore, 4-2.
|Standings as of July 15, 1914|
|BUF 7 - BAL 0|
|BUF 4 - BAL 0|
|STL 2 at CHI 0|
|IND 5 at KC 3|
|BKN 4 at PIT 2||
|Standings as of July 15, 1915|
|BKN 4 at BAL 2|
|NWK 7 at BUF 0|
|NWK 4 at BUF 3|
|CHI 6 at STL 5|