The committee asked Burke to make certain changes. He said, through his lawyer, nope, take it or leave it. So they left it.
Entering the game, Portland was 5-0 for the first time since starting the 2005 season off 10-0.
Michael “Kid” Madden was a 124-pound, 19-year-old rookie when he won 21 games for the National League Boston Red Stockings in 1887.