Tuesday, March 24, 2009

The Brown Stockings Join the N.B.B.A.

Bulletin No. 14.-National Base Ball Association, Columbus, O., June 14, 1879: To the Members of the N.B.B.A.-You are hereby notified that the St. Louis Brown Stocking Base Ball Club has been admitted to membership in this Association, and has engaged the following players: R. Pearce, Chas. T. Boles, J.A. Schenck, Geo. McGinnis, Edgar E. Cuthbert, J.C. Jones, Frank Decker, P.H. Cunningham, Dan. Morgan and R.J. Lancaster.  Aug. Solari, Grand Avenue Base Ball Park, is the Manager...Very respectfully, J.A. Williams, Secretary.
-St. Louis Globe-Democrat, June 20, 1879 

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