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The Sweet Story of the 1899 St. Louis Perfectos

The 1899 St. Louis Perfectos baseball team was a sweet team name and went 84-67 that season, finishing in fifth place in the National League. Learn more about the history of this beloved team that eventually evolved into the St. Louis Cardinals.
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That’s right … the team from St. Louis in 1899 was called the Perfectos. That is such a sweet team name. They went 84-67 that season, finishing in fifth place in the National League. The team would eventually evolve into the city’s beloved Cardinals.

St. Louis base ball club, group B / Strauss Photo, St. Louis.

Source: Library of Congress

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