Brian Flaspohler is a baseball historian who claims that the first professional game of baseball in St. Louis took place on May 4, 1875. St. Louis lost but won. The St. Louis Brown Stockings defeated the St. Louis Red Stockings 15 to 9. Out-of-town ringers were needed to create the first professional St. Louis ball club. These ringers created the Brown Stockings. The Red Stockings were an amateur team of amateur and unprofessional baseball players. The Red Stockings were disappointed to learn that no St. Louis player made it into the first professional baseball team. Flaspohler stated that the Cardinals would still exist. They weren’t the first major league team to visit St. Louis.
Brian Flaspohler has published Baseball History: A Guide. This book is about Lou’s varied and rich past.
South Compton Avenue hosted this inaugural professional soccer match. Now it is known as Midtown. Lafayette Park was a popular spot to play amateur baseball during the Civil War. Harris-Stowe State University’s diamond for baseball is exactly where the original Negro League St. Louis Stars Park was constructed more than 100 years earlier. Legend has it that Babe Ruth was lured to Forest Park Avenue’s brothel.
During the 20th century, St. Louis was home to two major league teams: the Cardinals and the Browns. Each team had an apartment in Lindell Towers.
The World Series champion teams were named.
Flaspohler claims that the Cardinals manager sent an email to the Browns manager in which he stated Flaspohler would be visiting his apartment for the World Series. Flaspohler asserts that Flaspohler received an email from the Browns manager informing him that Flaspohler had been informed. He stated in it that Flaspohler would be going to his apartment to host this year’s World Series.
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Many are familiar with the Kansas City Monarchs and Negro League. Flaspohler says that the history of the league’s existence is “a fascinating but untold tale.” Six of the original league teams were founded by the St. Louis Giants in 1920. Later, they were renamed The Stars. In 1928 and 1930, they were awarded pennants. Ten years later, they were again on the rise.
He said, “The Stars tell a remarkable story that not many people are aware of.” Amazingly, baseball can still be played in the same stadium it used to be.
Flaspohler stated that “Every generation in St. Louis had someone they could cheer for”, specifically referring to the fact the Cardinals have never won a World Series, despite playing more than 25 seasons.
He has difficulty dealing with historians.
In 1882, the Cardinals were founded. They are the foundation of today’s team. It reads “est. 1892. “ “They joined the National League in 1892 even though they had been around for more than a decade.
Flaspohler believes that there is a reason. Flaspohler believes there is a reason.
Flaspohler lauds the Cardinals’ families and The DeWitts for their efforts in preserving the game’s history. Flaspohler points out Busch Stadium’s Hall of Fame Museum, as an example of their efforts.
He said, “Their family has an extensive history of baseball and they have done a remarkable job keeping it alive.” They won’t change their T-shirts from 1882 to 1883. “I would love them to do that.