St. Louis Browns 1947

St. Louis Browns Manager is Abducted, Jailed: February 7, 1898

The manager of the former St. Louis Browns, Chris von der Ahe, was essentially kidnapped and taken by train to Pittsburgh on this date in 1898, according to an archival report in the New York Times.

Old baseball on dusty home plate

October 9, 1944

The St. Louis Cardinals win the Streetcar Series against the St. Louis Browns.

March 20, 1944

Spring Training began for the St. Louis Browns. And yes, they did go south for the training—to Cape Girardeau.