NEXT EVENT: 'Belleville Stags' on Sat 07/11/2020 at 11:00 AM (see Schedule for details)
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6th Annual St. Louis Cup

CANCELLED for 2020

The 7th Annual Saint Louis Cup, previously scheduled to be held on Saturday, July 25, 2020 in beautiful and historic St. Louis Forest Park, has been CANCELLED for 2020. Twenty teams from St. Louis-MO, Branson-MO, Belleville-IL, Bloomington-IL, Breese-IL, Danville-IL, Decatur-IL, Murphysboro-IL, Springfield-IL, Vandalia-IL, Northern Illinois, Columbus Ohio, Memphis Tennessee, Nashville Tennessee and Menomonie Wisconsin were planning to take to 5 fields to play 25 matches of vintage base ball. Matches were to start at 9:00 am and finish at 4:15 pm. We will try again in 2021 on July 31.
2020 Participating Clubs are:
Belleville Stags - IL Branson Boomers - MO
Blue Stockings + Plowboys - IL Breese Shoal Creek Farmers - IL
Creston Regulators - IL Hog & Hominy Pick 9 - TN
Lafayette Square Cyclone - MO McLean County Prairie Chickens - IL
Memphis Blues - TN Blue Caps - WI
Murphysboro Clarkes - IL Ohio Village Muffins - OH
Rock Springs Ground Squirrels - IL Springfield Long Nine - IL
St. Charles Explorers - MO St. Louis Brown Stockings - MO
St. Louis Perfectos - MO St. Louis Unions - MO
Vermilion Voles - IL Vandalia Old Capitols - IL

 The matches will be played using most of the existing rules of 1860 base ball.

St. Louis' Forest Park hosted the 1904 World's Fair. It is home to the St. Louis Zoo, the History Museum, the Art Museum and the Muny Opera, as well as many other attractions, including a 27-hole public golf course.

2019 Schedule - Saint Louis Cup
Saturday, July 27 in Forest Park, St. Louis MO
Lindell Field Cricket Field West Cricket Field East Langenberg Field West Langenberg Field East
9:00 am St. Louis Brown Stockings vs
Mudville BBC
Arbiter: Adrian "Law Dog" Sulser
Vandalia Old Capitals vs
McLean County Prairie Chickens
Arbiter: Mark "Wheels" Olmsted
St. Louis Perfectos vs
Hog & Hominy
Arbiter: Chris "Cajun" Dettro
St. Louis Unions vs
Breese Shoal Creek Farmers
Arbiter: Ed "Buffalo" Nickels
Springfield Long Nine vs
Belleville Stags
Arbiter: Jonathan "Charlie Brown" Farris
10:30 am Branson Boomers vs
Vermillion Voles
Arbiter: Allen "Honest Al" Stare
Lafayette Square Cyclone vs
DuPage Plowboys
Arbiter: Frank "Peg Leg" Frederick
Rock Spring Ground Squirrels vs
Cincinnati Red Stockings 1869
Arbiter: Rob "Muleskinner" Wilkinson
Murphysboro Clarkes vs
St. Charles Explorers
Arbiter: Ed "Buffalo" Nickels
Springfield Long Nine vs
Breese Shoal Creek Farmers
Arbiter: Dave "Beans" Heim
11:45 am LUNCH
12:30 pm St. Louis Brown Stockings vs
McLean County Prairie Chickens
Arbiter: Adrian "Law Dog" Sulser
Vandalia Old Capitals vs
Hog & Hominy
Arbiter: Mark "Wheels" Olmsted
St. Louis Perfectos vs
Murphysboro Clarkes
Arbiter: Chris "Cajun" Dettro
St. Louis Unions vs
Mudville BBC
Arbiter: Allen "Honest Al" Stare
Belleville Stags vs
St. Charles Explorers
Arbiter: Jonathan "Charlie Brown" Farris
2:00 pm Branson Boomers vs
McLean County Prairie Chickens
Arbiter: Tony "Lightning" Wicker
Lafayette Square Cyclone vs
Hog & Hominy
Arbiter: Frank "Peg Leg" Frederick
Rock Spring Ground Squirrels vs
Vermillion Voles
Arbiter: Greg "Swede" Youngstrom
DuPage Plowboys vs
Breese Shoal Creek Farmers
Arbiter: Jack "Crackin'" Burkman
Springfield Long Nine vs
Cincinnati Red Stockings 1869
Arbiter: Joe "Red" Flaugher
3:30 pm St. Charles Explorers vs
Cincinnati Red Stockings 1869
Arbiter: Allen "Honest Al" Stare
Lafayette Square Cyclone vs
Branson Boomers
Arbiter: Rob "Muleskinner" Wilkinson
St. Louis Perfectos vs
Vermillion Voles
Arbiter: Jonathan "Charlie Brown" Farris
DuPage Plowboys vs
Murphysboro Clarkes
Arbiter: Matt "Scoops" Lurk
Mudville BBC
Belleville Stags
Arbiter: Jack "Crackin'" Burkman
Below is a map of Forest Park (courtesy of Forest Park Forever). The 5 fields we are using for the base ball matches are marked with a large, red "X". Click the map to open a larger version. We've also embedded a Google map below the Forest Park map.
We recommend parking on Grand Drive or in the "Twin Lots" parking lots just South of Grand Drive, just to the West of Cricket Field (left of the field on the map). Parking in this part of the park is free.
"For the Glory of the Game - Huzzah!"