Monday, March 22, 2010

Canada Owns The 1876 Brown Stockings

The Maple Leaves, champions of Canada, to-day defeated the St. Louis Brown Stockings, by a score of 9 to 8.
-St. Louis Globe-Democrat, August 30, 1876

Interestingly, while the Browns were getting beaten by the Maple Leafs on the 29th, the Reds were in Hamilton, beating the Standards 22-0. At least one St. Louis baseball club was able to handle the Canadian scourge.

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