1900 - Cincinnati to Richomond
Summary: Cincinnati Reds to Detroit Tigers to Brooklyn
1900 - Spalding Offical Base Ball Guide - Elberfeld's batting average for Detroit in the Western League is listed: 262
July 16, 1900 - Infielder Elberfeld, of Detroit, was suspended for 10 days by Ban Johnson of the American League for rowdy conduct. - Reach's Base Ball Guide - 1900 - Notable events
July 18, 1900 - The Cincinnati Enquirer, OH - Elberfeld thrown out
June 19, 1900 - After the Detroit-Cleveland game at Detroit, Umpire Dwyer, for ejecting Elberfeld from the game, was assaulted by a spectator with a chair - Reaches Official Baseball Guide - 1900 - noteworthy incidents
July 18, 1900 - The Daily Herald - Delphos, OH - Charge Discrimination - Detroit, July 18.----As a result of the suspension of Shortstop Elberfeld by President Ban Johnson at the American league, the Detroit baseball team and franchise are for sale, President Burns and Manager Stallings declared. Some time ago President Burns expressed the opinion that Detroit was befog discriminated against, aid now be feels satisfied that he Is not reel come In the American league.
September 12, 1900 - The Indianapolis News, IN - Elberfeld says he will not play in the American League next season, and that he will probably be found in the Interstate ranks. He thinks the American League umpires are prejudiced against him.
October 11, 1900 - The Cincinnati Enquirer, OH - Jimmy Casey says of Elberfeld, who was once with the Phillies: "That man Elberfeld, who made so much trouble in the American League is a wonderful little man. The team that could handle him would get a perfect treasure. Any pitcher that could be made work with him would raise havoc with base runners. Elberfeld's rowdyism comes from nothing else than his intense desire to win. He is full of baseball from head to foot and doesn't know what it is to get beaten. It almost makes him crazy to lose, and he does a lot of things without stopping to think, and the result is he gets into a peck of trouble.
October 24, 1900 - The Cincinnati Enquirer, OH - The untamed terror of the American League, Elberfeld, will not be with Detroit next season, but is wanted by three clubs each in the National and American Leagues. and one Eastern League club offers three men for him.
December 13, 1900 - The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, NY - George Stallings of the Detroit club reached the ears of the Brooklyn magnates after some trouble yesterday and succeeded in exchanging Short Stop Elberfeld and Pitcher Sievers for Jimmy Casey. The New York club is also said to have secured First Baseman Conroy and Outfielder Pulsifer of Norfolk.
December 13, 1900 - The Cincinnati Enquirer, OH - CINCINNATI BOY - Norman Elberfeld to Join the Champion Brooklyn Team - Norman Elberfeld, the Cincinnati short-stop who played with Detroit last season, has been signed by the Brooklyn team. Elberfeld, who at one time wore a Red uniform last season, and was under suspension part of the time. He will join the champions in the spring.
December 19, 1900 - The WIlkes-Barre Record, PA - Norman Elberfeld may he an Oriole next year. With two such diamond fire-brands as McGraw find the Bond Hill boy on the same team, Bun Johnson will be kept busy.—Ren Mulford, Jr., In Cincinnati Post.