John Lee Richmond
Richmond threw the first perfect game in ML history for the Worcester Brown Stockings.
Charlie Bennett caught the game for the Brown Stockings.
Reportedly RF Lon Knight saved the no-hitter by throwing out a batter at first base.
Jim McCormick pitched for Cleveland and allowed only 3 hits.
The only run scored when Blues' second baseman Fred "Sure Shot" Dunlap
juggled a double-play throw from the pitcher and then threw over the catcher's head, as Irwin crossed the plate.
The time of game was 1 hour, 26 minutes.
The Worcester Evening Gazette called it "the best game on record."
Five days later, Monte Ward would pitch the second perfect game in history.