On May 5, 1892 — 5/5/1892 – The Phillies were in Pittsburgh. Before the game, a preprinted scorecard from the previous day was posted in the Philadelphia dugout showing Lave Cross batting sixth and Joe Mulvey batting seventh. However, the two had been switched by manager Harry Wright. The two players batted in the order specified on the scorecard (out of turn). In the top of the fourth, Mulvey singled and was called out. The Pirates won the contest, 5-2.


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