The FEDERAL LEAGUE

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The 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, December 16 in Federal League history
Standings as of December 16, 1914
TeamWinsLossesPct.
IND88650.575
CHI87670.565
BAL84700.545
BUF80710.530
BKN77770.500
KC67840.444
PIT64860.427
STL62890.411

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Standings as of December 16, 1915
TeamWinsLossesPct.
CHI86660.566
PIT86670.562
STL87670.565
KC81720.529
NWK80720.526
BUF74780.487
BKN70820.461
BAL471070.305

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  Did you know?

Wrigley Field was originally built to house the Chicago Whales in 1914. After the Federal League disbanded in 1915, the Whales' owner, Charles Weeghman was allowed to purchase the Chicago Cubs and then moved the Cubs into Wrigley Field in 1916. They have been playing there ever since.

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