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The Sweet Story of the St. Louis Perfectos and Their Evolution Into the Cardinals

Learn the sweet story of the St. Louis Perfectos, an NL team from 1899, and how they evolved into the beloved Cardinals. See a photo of the team from the Library of Congress.
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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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