That's what the headline read on October 13, 1885. 140 years ago today. There wasn't much drama after the sixth week for the top two clubs of the 1885 National League, but it was an interesting August and September for the bottom half.
I don't remember seeing a diagram like this for a league this early in baseball's history.
|New York Herald - October 13, 1885|
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The Chicago club, the White Stockings, went on to play the St. Louis Brown in a post season series where they ended in a tie (3-3-1).