This Day In History: 2000-05-08

May 8, 1925: The National League celebrates its 50th continuous year of operation with a “Golden Jubilee Game”; the game at Braves Field, played before 5,500 fans, matches the two remaining teams from 1876, the Boston Braves defeat the Chicago Cubs 5-2 before a crowd including several members of the 1876 Boston Nationals, highlighted by George Wright of the 1871 Red Stockings.

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