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Why did the St Louis Browns move?
Unable to compete in the American League on the field or with the rival Cardinals off of it, Browns ownership had decided to move the team to Los Angeles for the 1942 season, becoming the first major American professional sports franchise on the West Coast.
When did the St Louis Browns stop playing?
This article covers the franchise’s history in St. Louis, which began when the team moved from Milwaukee after the 1901 season and ended with the team’s move to Baltimore after the 1953 season. As of January 20, 2017, there are only 16 living former St. Louis Browns players.
When did the St Louis Browns become the Cardinals?
In 1892, the Browns – also called the Perfectos – joined the National League. In 1900, the team was renamed the Cardinals. (Two years later, an unrelated St. Louis Browns team joined the American League.)
Does St Louis still have a baseball team?
St. Louis is represented in Major League Baseball by the Cardinals, founded in 1882 and playing in the league since 1892. The team won its first World Series in 1926 and its 11th and most recent in 2011.
Did St Louis have a Negro League team?
Louis Stars, originally the St. Louis Giants, were a Negro league baseball team that competed independently from as early as 1906 to 1919, and then joined the Negro National League (NNL) for the duration of their existence.
What happened to the Senators baseball team?
The old Washington Senators became the new Minnesota Twins; the expansion Senators would become the Texas Rangers in 1972, and baseball would not return to the city until 2005, when the former Montreal Expos became the Washington Nationals.
What team became the St Louis Browns?
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