exploring the history of 19th century St. Louis baseball
Saturday, March 1, 2008
The 1867 Empire Base Ball Club
This image of the Empires came from the November 2, 1895 issue of The Sporting News. In the back row is J. D. Fitzgibbons, pitcher; J. J. Spaulding, catcher; Adam Worth, first base; Thomas Murray, second base; David Duffy, catcher; and J. W. O'Connell, left field. In the front row is John Heep, center field; John Shockey, right field; Jas. Barron, shortstop; and Chas. Stevens, sub.