The Belleville Base Ball Association, of Belleville; capital $250. Incorporators - G.C. Wagner, H.C. Henderson, Geo. Thomas, W.H. Smyler, Jr., Al Davison, C.P. Fluschbein and A.G. Fleischbein.-St. Louis Globe-Democrat, August 29, 1884
I guess I'm a bit surprised that the Belleville club officially incorporated. I don't know if I should be but I am.