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1889 St. Louis Browns
September 29, 1953: The St. Louis Browns were so broke that they ran out of baseballs in their last game. The Cardinals were winning and drawing the fans, so, on this day, the Brownies left town to become the Baltimore Orioles.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.