1885 St. Louis Browns

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1885 St. Louis Browns / Franchise: St. Louis Cardinals / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 79-33, Finished 1st in American Association (19th Century) (1885 AA)

Clinched Pennant: September 12, 1885, At Baltimore Orioles

Managed by Charlie Comiskey

Ballpark: Sportsman's Park II

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 1885 St. Louis Browns were nearly unbeatable at home. Their 31-4 start in home games is the best in franchise history.

Further Reading[edit]

  • Paul E. Doutrich: "Champions, Tantrums and Bad Umps: The 1885 'World Series'", Baseball Research Journal, SABR, Volume 46, Number 2 (Fall 2017), pp. 10-16.

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