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West Brooklyn
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Westhampton.
Westhampton Centre..
West Hills
West Islip
West Neck.
Westville.
West Yaphank
Wheatly
Whitestone
Wickapogue.
Willet's Point.
Williamsburgh
Willow Pond
Willow Tree.
Winantsville.
Windsor Terrace.
Winfield Junction..
Woodbury..
Woodhaven.
Woodlawn.
Woodsburgh
Woodside
Woodville Landing.
Wyandance..
Yaphank..
Youngport..

49 R. R.... B'hn.
66 Ham... S. H.. 1
21 R. R... N.Hmp Edward L. Kelsey . $485 Mar. 13, '82

3 Loc.... N. U...
33 Loc.. Bab.

3 Loc.. B'klyn.
69 P. V. S. H.... 1 Jennie B. Bishop.. 326 Jan. 12, '82
71 P. V. S. H... 17 Charles E. Raynor. 380 June 17, '89
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35 Loc.... Islip 1
31 Pen.. Hunt
14 Loc.... Hemp.. 1
55 Ham... B'hn... 4
22 Ham...0. B... 3
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Ntn.. Bernhard Becker.. 310 Feb. 26, '90 28 P. V.,..0. B.... 2 Robert H. Baldwin 283 Jan. 17, '84 7 P. V.... Jam

William E. Clark.. 7798 May 27, '89 4 P. V.... Gr'end. Alvah F. Weed.

May 14, '90 15 P. V.

Hemp.. 6 P. V.. Notn...

Eliza Parkes. 388 Nov. 14, 87 58 Ham... B'hn... 10 33 R. R.... Bab.. Henry A. Brown. 101 June 15, '89 56 P. V.... B'hn.. 1 Roswell Davis. 580 Aug. 17, '89

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LOCAL LAWS.

Passed by the New York Legislature in 1890. Chapter 31-Amends chapter 583 of the Laws of Chapter 310-Provides for the relief of the 1888 relative to bringing actions against the city. Brooklyn City Railroad Company as lessee of the

Chapter 33—Provides for the payment of as- franchise and property of the Bushwick Railsessments for Prospect Park.

road Company. Chapter 46—Amends the law relative to the Chapter 355-Makes provision for an additioncollection of wages by domestic seryants through al day of registration in the city of Brooklyn and legal process in justices' courts.

for correction of registry lists. Chapter 86– Amends chapter 583 of the Laws Chapter 442-Authorizes the city authorities to of 1888 in reference to the distribution of the extend and improve Manhattan avenue, and to various benevolent funds of volunteer fire de- close a portion of the same; also, to improve the partments in the city of Brooklyn and town of portion of Ewen street. New Lots.

Chapter 443–Authorizes the change of certain Chapter 87—Makes further provision for pub- street boundaries in the Twenty-sixth Ward. lic notices and advertisements by the city of Chapter 444-Provides for the closing of North Brooklyn.

Henry street, between Nassau and Van Cott aveChapter 129-Authorizes the Board of Super- nues. visors of Kings county to borrow money to meet Chapter 445-Authorizes the mortgaging and a deficiency in the supply account of the Board disposition of proceeds of lands devised by of Commissioners of Charities and Corrections. Bartholomew Temegnio for improvement pur

Chapter 141-Authorizes the Common Council poses. to amend the map of the city of Brooklyn rela- Chapter 446—Authorizes the city of Brooklyn tive to the west side of Vanderbilt avenue, near to purchase lands from the United States GovDean street.

ernment for the purpose of a public market at Chapter 143—Provides for the erection of an the Wallabout and to erect a market thereon. armory for the Fourteenth Regiment, National Chapter 447–Authorizes the Board of Estimate Guard, State of New York.

to inquire into and adjust existing differences Chapter 145— Amends the act relative to the and deficiencies in the accounts between the collection of taxes, the disposition of moneys County Treasurer and the Twenty-sixth Ward collected and the proceedings in relation to un- (late Town of New Lots). paid taxes in the city of Brooklyn.

Chapter 448–Directs the County Treasurer to Chapter 172–Incorporates the Brooklyn Insti- redeem outstanding certificates of indebtedness, tute of Arts and Sciences.

issued for construction of a female prison at the Chapter 190—Authorizes the Fire Commission- Kings County Penitentiary. er to employ certain persons and rate them as Chapter 450-Amends the Civil Code relative district engineers; also, to make minor appoint- to the selection of trial jurors, and authorizes ments in said department.

the Commissioner of Jurors to appoint jury Chapter 272-Authorizes the closing of part of notice servers. the old Bushwick road or avenue.

Chapter 452—Authorizes the Commissioner of Chapter 297—Provides better facilities for pub- City Works to make surveys and improvements lic travel and traffic at and across Metropolitan in the Eighth Ward. avenue bridge.

Chapter 453—Amends charter relative to the Chapter 307-Authorizes the Board of Estimate investment of city funds by the Commissioners to fix salary of Health Commissioner at a sum of the Sinking Fund. not to exceed $5,000 per annum,

THE SPORTING WORLD.

Turf Records. The following are the most creditable performances at all distances during 1890. For the most creditable performances of other years, see previous issues of the EAGLE ALMANAC:

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Flaville..
Civil Service.. 3
Maud S..

6 Dixey

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Sallie McLelland. 2
Violante
Sirocco
Volunteer II. 6

Fordham.. 56 mile...

Chatham.
Ballyhoo
Highland Lad..
Ambulance.
Palestine.
La Tosca.

Void.
34 mile... Kingston..

Strathmeath.
Bolero.

2 John Daly

а Bella B

5 Louise.

4 Pearl Jennings a 76 mile...

Princess Bowling 4
Tenny.

4 Newburg.

4
G. W. Cook. 5
Salvator..
Ravaloe.

3 Racine

3 1 mile.. Kinglike.

3
Prince Royal 5
Rizpah...
Rhone

4 Prince Royal

5 McMurty Ruby..

4 Hypocrite. 5 118 mile..

Long Light.
Carus.

6
Ernest Race
Churchill Clark. 4
Teuton..

4 Judge Morrow 3

4 Oriflamme.

6 Stockton..

6 Buddhist.

4 Tristan

5 Pelham.

4 Montague.

5 1,2% miles. Hypocrite.

5 Woodcraft.

a Raceland

5 Banquet..

3 Sinaloa II.

3 144 miles. Salvator.

4 Tenny:

4 Long Shot

4 Ormie.

4 158 miles. Tristan

5 Diablo..

4 Firenzi.

3 Tea Tray

5 14 miles. { Prince Royal 5

Exile
Salvator

4. Los Angeles.

Tournament. 3 158 miles.

Taragon..
Middlestone.. 3

October 1.

0.4642 May 30

0.4634 October 10...

0.48 May 21.

0.4842 August 19.

0.49 August 19

0.4924 May 31. 0.59 May 31.

0.5943 July 31..

0.59 October 1.

0,5922 May 30..

0.5934 October 2 1.00 October 4. 1.00 June 9.... 1.0042 June 19..

1.013 June 26 1.0144 September 10 1.083 September 10 1.09} September 1. 1.0936 June 26.. 1.0934 June 24. 1.10 July 30. 1.21%% July 8..

1.2342 August 28.

1.2643 September 3. 1.27 September 3. 1.27} June 28.. 1.271 August 7..

1.2774 August 2.

1.2634 August 28.

1.3542 July 31..

1.391 June 28. 1,891 August 14. 1.3934 July 19. 1.40 July 10. 1.40 July 26.

1.40 June 11.. 1.4642 July 7.

1.47 September 26 1.4714 June 2. 1.4734 August 8.

1.48 September 2. 1.48 September 22) 1.48 June 14. 1.48% June 28. 1.5234 June 4. 1.5342 June 28. 1.54 July 31.

1.5444 August 5.. 1.5474 August 26 1.5414 September 4. 2.001 June 17 2.0136 September 2. 2.0136

August 9..... 2.0134 July 7..

2 02 September 25 2.02 July 17. 2.0334 August 28. 2.04 June 25.. 2.05 September 1. 2.0836 October 2.. 2.10 July 7... 2.2034 June 25. 2.21% August 2. 2.2442 June 26.. 2.33 August 26

2.34 July 10.

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Fastest Time on Record-Turf.
Distance. Name.
Age. W'ht. Place.

Date.

Time, mile Jim Miller

2
Deer Lodge, Mont. August 16, 1888

0.21%
Cyclone..

a
Helena, Mont. August 29, 1889

0.3442
Geraldine

122 N. Y. Jockey Club. August 31, 1889 0.46 Britannic.

122

N. Y. Jockey Club. August 31, 1889
Fordham..

4 115 N. Y. Jockey Club October 4, 1889. -0.59
Sallie McLelland 2 115 N. Y. Jockey Club. May 31, 1890..
94
La Tosca.

2 122 Coney Island J. C.. September 10, 1890. 1.08% John Daly

a 111 Chicago W. S. Park July 30, 1890. 1 1.21%% Bella B

103 Monmouth Park... July 8, 1890. (1.2312 Salvator..

110 Monmouth Park... August 28, 1890 1 1.35 1 Ravaloe..

3 107 Monmouth Park. July 31, 1890. 1.3974 Racine.

3 107 Chicago W. S. Park June 28, 1890. | 1.3942 Prince Royal

5 116 N. Y. Jockey Club. June 11, 1890. 1.4648 11 miles.. McMurty: 99 Chicago W. Park.. July 7, 1890

1.47
Wheeler T.

3
St. Louis, Mo June 1, 1888.

1.4744 Teuton.

4 113 Chicago W. Park.. June 28, 1890. 1.5234 148 Terra Cotta

4 124 Sheepshead Bay... June 23, 1888. (1.53 Judge Morrow.

3 108 N. Y. Jockey Club. June 4, 1890. \ 1.5342 Tristan. 1;&

102 Coney Island J. C.. September 4. 2.00$ Joe Cotton.

5 1094% Sheepshead Bay... September 7, 1887. $ 2.0074 Banquet 3 108 Monmouth Park... July 17, 1890

2.03%4 14 Sinalca II.

3 117 Monmouth Park... August 28, 1890 2.04
Salvator
4 122 Coney Island J. C.. June 25, 1890

2.05
1 m.500 yds.. Bend Or..
4 115 Saratoga, N. Y July 25, 1882.

2.10% Ormie.

4 138 miles..

105 Chicago W. Park.. July 17, 1890. 1 2.2034 Tristan

5 115 Coney Island J. C.. June 25, 1890. (2.21% Firenzi

117 1%

Coney Island J. C.. June 26, 1890. 1 2.33
:: 7 Tea Tray
110 Monmouth Park... August 26, 1890..

1 2.34
158
Hindoocraft.

3 75 N. Y. Jockey Club.. August 27, 1889.. 2.48 134 Glidelia.

5 116 Saratoga, N. Y. August 5, 1882. . 3.01 1% Enigma ..

4 90 Sheepshead Bay. September 15, 1885. 3.20 2 Ten Broeck. 5 110 Louisville, Ky. May 29, 1877

3.2743 243 Monitor.

110 Baltimore, Md. October 20, 1880. 3.4442 Springbok..

5 274

114 Saratoga, N. Y. July 29, 1875 13.56% Preakness.

а 114 Saratoga, N. Y... July 29, 1875. 13.5644 242 Aristides 4 104 Lexington, Ky. May 13, 1876..

4.2714 258 Ten Broeck

4 104 Lexington, Ky. September 16, 1876. 4.5812 Hubbard

4 107 Saratoga, N. Y,... August 9, 1873.. 4.5834 Drake Carter.

4 115 Sheepshead Bay... September 6, 1884.. 5.24
Ten Broeck.
4 104 Louisville, Ky.. September 26, 1876.

7.1534 For best trotting records, see EAGLE ALMANAC for 1889. Earnings of Horses.

Largest Paying $5 Mutuals. The following table shows the earning capac

.$1,178.00 ity of the leading twelve horses for the years

NICKAJACK, Jerome, Oct. 12, 1872. 1889-1890:

WAPAKONITA, Saratoga, July 17, 1882.. 1,080.80

COL. SPRAGUE, Washington, May 18, 1882 760.00 1890.

1889. Tournament..

760.00 HARVARD, Brighton, Aug 19, 1887 $89,575 Salvator. $71,370 Potomac

LIMBO, Sheepshead, Sept. 1, 1888, for place 684.80 78,510 Chaos..

63,550
NATALIE, Brighton, Aug. 16, 1880.

665.00 Russell 55,722 El Rio Rey 47,435

648.85 S. McClelland.

HATTIE F., Baltimore, May 21, 1975. 54,705 Longstreet 38,860

Roy S. CLUKE, Brighton, Sept. 8, 1884. 622.25 Strathmeath 40,325 Tenny.

38,310

PATROCLES, Washington, May 5, 1887 622.35 Salvator 30,650 Senorita..

26,575

PHILANDER, Brooklyn, Sept. 18, 1889.. 608.00 Burlington 30,395 Protection. 26,335

JULIET, Chicago, June 30, 1885.'.

570.00 Sinaloa II. 26,195 Spokane

25,420
Ossa, Brighton, Sept. 9, 1889

532.00 Tenny. 25,780 Raceland

25,090
LEVANT, Latonia, Sept. 22, 1883

505.80 Reckon. 23,945 Cayuga..

22.965 Torso..

498.75 KEYSTONE, Brighton,

July 4, 1888.
22,950 Kingston. 22,957
FROLIC, Brighton, July A, 1885

445.80 Banquet. 22,025 Torso.

22,645
OKOLONA, Brighton, Sept. 1, 1886.

425.10 Total.

422.15 .$500,737 Total.

.$431,512

TILFORD, Brighton, Nov, 1, 1884..
LADY MIDDLETON, Saratoga, Aug. 1, 1879 405.60

AURELIUS, Monmouth, July 28, 1885. 403.75 Winnings of the Dwyer Stable,

JOE LEWIS, Sheepshead, June 19, 1883. 403.05

BANDUSIA, Sheepshead, Sept. 6, 1887. 397.60 Year. No. of No. of Amount

EL CAPITAN, Brighton, Nov. 3, 1883. 385.20 Horses. Races Won. Won.

PARKVILLE, Guttenberg, Nov. 13, 1886 1876

3
7
$17,665 (For $3,00)..

373.35 1877

5
6
2,755 JESTER, Brighton, Nov. 17, 1886..

368.10 1878.

4
19

16,893 MACAROON-ENQUIRESS filly, Jerome, June 1879.

10
33
21,135 4, 1889.

356.25 1880.

9
69
76,922 TILFORD, Brighton, Nov. 12, 1884..

353.45 1881

13
49

88,076 BILL BRIEN, Brighton, July 12, 1886. 341.20 1882.

12
46

72,000 SANTA CLAUS, Brighton, Aug. 23, 1886.. 328.70 1883

14
54
137,680 BASSANIO, Saratoga, Aug. 7, 1886..

324.60 1884

18
38
62,682 CHARM, Clifton, Nov. 3, 1886.

323.00 1885.

16
47

79,839 FALSEHOOD, Brighton, Aug. 3, 1888. 322.05 1886

88

208,169 VEXATION, Brighton, Nov. 7, '1882.. 315.65 1887.

17
56

161,397 STANDIFORD KELLER, Brighton, June 3, 87 311.10 1888

26
59

129,135 SOVEREIGN PAT, Louisville, Oct. 10, 1883. 312.55 1889

32
118
163,864 Rico, Brighton, Sept. 15, 1884...

307.35 1890

34
47
67,915 KEOKUK, Latonia, May 27, 1885.

806.35 DAVE S., Brighton, July 12, 1889.

806.35 Total 246 $1,309,127 LEROY, Brighton, Sept. 4, 1885.

800.75

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Jockey Mounts in 1890, From January 1 to and including October 20. (Jockeys who have won twenty or more races.

Bergen..
Hamilton
Taylor....
Barnes.
Soden..
Taral
Magee
Lamley.
Overton.
Williams, R..
Littlefield, F
DeLong..
Garrison...
Covington, G.
Ray..
Stevenson.
Francis ..
Steppe.
West
Moser.
Goodale
Gerhardi
Narvice
Hollis.
Warwick.
Anderson.
Bergen, J.
Freeman
Monahan
French.
Vignes.
Martin

173 119 103 98 91 82 79 78 69 62 56 51 45 45 43 43 42 36 36

577 235 339 304 340 324 258 496 217 183 319 218 143 315 105 228 173 190 215 196 129 101 101 112 108 203 156 144 104 144 187 206

750 354 442 402 431 406 337 574 286 245 375 269 188 360 148 271 215 226 251 231 161 131 134 140 136 229 182 168 128 168 208 226

32 30 20 28 28 26 26 24 24 24 21 20

Long Island Race Courses.

BROOKLYN JOCKEY CLUB. The Brooklyn Jockey Club was incorporated in the spring of 1886, with a capital stock of $500,000. The grounds are located in the town of Gravesend, and cost over $400,000. The course is one mile in circumference, being 90 feet wide in the stretches, and 120 feet wide at the turns. The grand stand is capable of accommodating 8,000 persons. The Club gave 26 days' racing in 1890, 13 days at the Spring Meeting, from May 15 to 30, and 13 days at the Fall Meeting, from September 16 to 30, inclusive. The number of events run off were 163, of which 79 were in the Spring and 84 in the Fall Meeting. The added money amounted to $197,685. The total gate receipts for both meetings were $137,000. The highest receipts in any one day, May 15, amounted to $18,915. Under the Ives' law the State receives this year $6,850 as against $5,724 in 1889, $6,392 in 1888, and $4,492.50 in 1887.

BRIGHTON BEACH RACING ASSOCIATION. The Brighton Beach Racing Association was founded in 1979 by the late William A. Engeman. The track is a mile in circumference, and is situated at Coney Island, in the town of Gravesend. During the 30 days of the Twelfth Annual Meeting of this Association, which began on May 30, 185 races were run, during which period 478 horses run for a total amount of $96,875, of which $94,000 was offered by the Association. The total gate receipts amounted to $63,910. The State received under the 5 per cent. tax $3,195.50, as against $2,211.37 in 1889, $2,583 in 1888, and $2,609.64 in 1887.

CONEY ISLAND JOCKEY CLUB. The Coney Island Jockey Club was founded in 1879, and in 1880 the course at Sheepshead Bay was built. The course is a mile and a furlong, with a mile track on the turf inside the regular course, and a three-quarter of a mile straightaway track. The Club in 1890 gave 27 days' racing, the Spring Meeting consisting of 14 days from June 17 to July 2, and the Fall Meeting of 13 days from August 30 to September 13, inclu. sive. The number of events run off were 169, of

which 87 were credited to the Spring and 82 to the Fall Meeting. The total amount run for in the Spring Meeting, including added money, was $212,055; total amount in the Fall Meeting, including added money, was $231,162.50. The total gate receipts for the year were $206,667. The highest receipts for any one day reached $30,132.50. The State received under the Ives' law $10,335, as against $6,454 in 1889, $8,394 in 1888, and $7,548.85

in 1887.

Trotters. Of the 950 newcomers, trotters and pacers, in the list for 1890, one-fourth have made a record of 2.25 or better. The following are those who have a record of less than 2.20 : Name.

Sire. Rec'rd Aegon, b. c...... Nutwood

2.1844 Beaury Mac, b. g. Nephew

2.1934 Black Diamond, blk g. Mistens Golddust 2.19% Dawson, b. g.

Mansfield..

2.1944 Dick Smith, ch. g Luke Broadhead. 2.17 Frank M., ch. g..

Priam.

2.18 Jesse Gaines, br. m... Allie Gaines. 2.1594 Keno F., ch. g.. Little Moak.

2.17 Kenwood, br. g......

Fairy Gift.

2.1942 Leopard Rose, so. m.. Kilbuck Tom 2.154 Mary Marshall, b. m.. Billy Wilkes. 2.17 Pixley, b. m. Jay Gould.

2.16 Princess Alice, blk. m. Dexter Prince 2.16 Queen Gothard, b. m.. St. Gothard. 2.17%3 Ripple, b. m... Hills Duroc. 2.1713 Silas Skinner, blk. h.. Alcona, Jr.

2.19 Sprague Wilkes, b. h.. Tommy Wilkes. 2.1843 Suisun, b. m.. Electioneer.

2.1873 Vatisca, b. f..

Vasco

2.19 Vic H., b. m.

Rownes Blackbird 2.18

Pacers.
Name.

Sire. Rec'rd Almont Bashaw, bl. h. Almont Raven.. 2.1543 B. B., rog

2.1343 Cæsar, b. g.

Steinway.

2.1843 Cricket, b. m

Steinway.

2.10 Frank C., b.g. Messenger Chief.. 2. 1934 Gold Medal, b. g. Nephew..

2.1742 Grant's Abdallah, b. c Abdallah Bruce.. 2.1712 Guy, g. h.

Shiloh..

2.16 Homestake, c. g. Gibraltar

2.1444 Hummer, c. g. Sidney

2.1842 Jocko, blk. g.

Mambrino King.. 2.1643 King Toskey, c. h.. Petoroski...

2.17 Manager, g: c.. Nutwood.

2.1643 Mary Low, b. f. Petoroski

2.1943 Pilot Gift..

Fairy Gift.

2.1934 . Guy Wilkes.

2.1622 Vitello, b: 8:

Legal Tender, Jr.. 2.1634 Winslow Wilkes, b. g. Black Wilkes. 2.1442

THE ADVANCE IN TROTTING TIME. The following horses have in succession lowered the mile trotting record: 1806—Yankee..

2.59 1810-A horse from Boston

2.5842 1824—Topgallant (saddle).

2.40 1830—Burster (saddle)...

2.32 1834-Edwin Forrest (saddle).

2.3142 1843–Lady Suffolk (saddle).

2.28 1844–Lady Suffolk (saddle).

2.2643 1852—Tacony (saddle)

2.26 1853–Tacony (saddle).

2.2543 1856–Flora Temple

2.2443 1859-Flora Temple.

2.1934 1865-Dexter

2.1844 1866-Dexter..

2.18 1867-Dexter..

2.1744 1871-Goldsmith Maid

2.17 1872--Goldsmith Maid

2.1634 1874-Goldsmith Maid

2.14 1878–Rarus..

2.1944 1879—St. Julien

2.12% 1880—Maud S.

2.1034 1881-Maud S.

2.104 1884-Jay-Eye-See..

2.10 1884-Maud s..

2.0934 1884—Maud s

2.0944 1885--Maud S.

2.08%

BASE BALL.

BY HENRY CHADWICK. Not in the nineteen years of professional base The Atlantic Association contest was marred ball organizations has there been a single sea- by the disbandment of four clubs and the resigson so damaging to the financial interests of the nation of two others. The Baltimores had a winprofessional clubs of the country as that of 1890. ning lead in the Atlantic arena when it was called From the time of the organization of the first upon to take the place of the Brooklyn club in the professional association in 1871 up to 1890, the American Association in which the team reprehistory of the game shows three periods of senting this city had signally failed financially. demoralization resulting from the selfish greed Following are the records of the clubs of the of the players. The first was the era of crooked American and Atlantic Associations for the play which culminated in the seventies; the season of 1890. second being the revolt of the contract breakers of 1881, which gave life for a season to the professional Union Association, and the third was

American Association, the revolt of the National League players of 1890 under the auspices of the Brotherhood. The result of the rascality of the Louisville club quartette in 1877 was their expulsion from the professional arena forever. The outcome of the Union Association revolt was the formal compact known as the National Agreement. The experience of the past season has shown Victories..

88 79 77 68 63 55 55 41 corclusively that there is but one method for Defeats.

44 55 58 64 63 72 78 91 financial success in the business management Games played. 132 134 135 132 126 127 132 132 of professional clubs, and that is the placing of Per cent. of vict's.. 667 590 570 515 500 433 400 311 the governmental control of the clubs in the

Series won.

5 4 4 3 2 1 1 hands of two strong professional leagues, each

Series lost.

1 0 1 2 2 2 5 6 representing the two distinct existing plans for Series unfinished.. 1 3 2 2 3 4 1 1 catering to the patrons of professional ball play

Majority of games ing, and these two plans are shown in the work- in unfinished series 0 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 ing of the National League and the American Association, the former catering to the best class of patrons by their rule of prohibition of

Atlantic Association, Sunday games and the sale of liquor on their grounds; while the latter seek the support of the masses by allowing both Sunday games and the sale of liquor. The past season's experience in the Players' League has exploded the idea that the requisite discipline in the ranks can be enforced under the rule of player directors and player stockholders.

The pennant races in the professional arena in 1890, in which clubs of the metropolitan district took part, were those of the National League,

Victories....

82 23 60 22 the American Association, the Players' League

Defeats

36 20 61 26 and the Atlantic Association. The championship

Games played

118 43 121 48 of the National League was won by the Brook

Per cent. of victories.. .6951.535.496.458 lyn club; that of the American Association by the Louisvilles, and that of the Players' League

The Jersey City, Hartford, Worcester, Washby the Bostons.

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The Brooklyn (N. L.) Club. The Brooklyn N. L. team completed the eighth year of its history at the close of the season of 1890 by winning the championship, pennant of the National League. Out of the eight seasons of championship contests, from 1883 to 1890 inclusive, the club stands credited with having won three championship pennants, that of the InterState Association in 1883; the American Association in 1889, and the National League in 1890. The team of players who succeeded in winning the National League pennant were Terry, p.; Caruthers, p.; Lovett, p.; Hughes, p.; Foutz, p.; Daly, c.; Bushong, c.; Stallings, c.; Reynolds, c.; Clark, c.; Collins, 2 b.; Pinkney, 3 b ; Smith, S. S.; O'Brien (captain), l. f.; Corkhill, c. f.; Donovan, c. Burns, r. f.: McGunnigle, Manager.

The record of the club for each season is as follows:

Per Year. Organization.

Position.

cent. 1883 Inter-State Association first.

.611 1884 American

ninth

.400 1885

fifth

.473 1886

third

.652 1887

sixth

.447 1888

second 629 1889

.679 1890 National League

Victories.

81 76 74 75 68 60 55 36 Defeats,

48 56 57 62 63 68 75 96 Games played... 129 132 131 137 131 128 130 132 Per cent. of vict's.. 628 576 565 547 519 469 423 273 Series won...

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