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Players League
BOSTON REDS
1890 Congress Street Grounds
BROOKLYN WONDERS
1890 Eastern Park
BUFFALO BISONS
1890 Olympic Park (II)
CHICAGO PIRATES
1890 South Side Park (II)
CLEVELAND INFANTS
1890 Brotherhood Park
NEW YORK GIANTS
1890 Polo Grounds (II)
PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS
1890 Forepaugh Park
PITTSBURGH BURGHERS
1890 Exposition Park

This league was formed by some members of the Brotherhood of Base Ball Players as a form of defiance to the National League because of the reserve clause. The clause said that a team could reserve their players from year to year and force them to play for them or no one else. The players wanted basically to institute free agency and when the National League said no, they formed the Players League. That didn't workout, the league folded after one season.

2003-11 Paul Healey.