exploring the history of 19th century St. Louis baseball
Sunday, October 2, 2011
The 1884 Maroons: The Finest, Nearst And Prettiest
The above ad ran at the top of the St. Louis Globe-Democrat's sports page on April 20, 1884. And by the top of the sports page, I mean that it ran across all seven columns of the page. The ad was huge and the picture I have really doesn't do it justice. It's an impressive piece of advertising.