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Major League Baseball, the Cardinals and the Browns, and the Challenge of “Small Markets”


Not until the 1960s did baseball executives begin to use terms like “small market” to describe the unique challenges of operating a successful major league franchise in an environment that did not generate the type of revenues available to teams … Continue reading

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The Great St. Louis Streetcar World Series of 1944


In the midst of World War II the most remarkable event occurred, in 1944 both the St. Louis Cardinals and the St. Louis Browns, who shared a city and a ballpark, took their respective major league pennants and met in the World … Continue reading

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