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, June 22 in Federal League history
1914
Monday
A judge of the Federal Court at St. Paul, Minn., refused to grant Marsans, the Cincinnati player, the right to terminate his. contract by giving the club a ten days' notice. The court ruled that a club could release a player by giving him a ten days' notice, but that the player could not because no such privilege was incorporated in his contract.

Standings as of June 22, 1914
TeamWinsLossesPct.
IND32230.582
CHI32250.561
BAL29250.537
BUF27250.519
KC28320.467
PIT25290.463
BKN23280.451
STL26350.426

Today's Games
CHI 4 - BUF 3
IND 5 - BKN 4
IND 4 - BKN 3
STL 3 - BAL 1
PIT 5 at KC 4
Standings as of June 22, 1915
TeamWinsLossesPct.
KC36230.610
STL33210.611
CHI31270.534
NWK30280.517
PIT29270.518
BKN28300.483
BAL21330.389
BUF21400.344

Today's Games
CHI 11 at BAL 4
STL 4 at BKN 3
NWK 4 - PIT 2

  Did you know?

Buffalo manager Larry Schlafly caused his team to lose a run in a game against the Baltimore Terrapins. Blue's rightfielder Luther Bonin had sent the baseball into the bleachers but upon rounding third was patted on the back by his manager. Bonin was declared out for interference. Buffalo still prevailed 4-3.

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