Busch Stadium St. Louis Missouri

March 27, 1875

To test the market for professional baseball, a team of professional players played an amateur all-star team in St. Louis, winning 15 to 0. One thousand people attended the game, and the next year the city got a pro team.

This post was contributed by Joe Sonderman. Joe has written many books on Missouri and Route 66 history. You can find his books on Amazon.com and on 66postcards.com