NEXT EVENT: 'Vermillion Voles
SAINT LOUIS CUP' on Sat 07/29/2017 at 10:30 AM (see Schedule for details)
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4th Annual St. Louis Cup The 4th Annual Saint Louis Cup will be held on Saturday, July 29, 2017 in beautiful and historic St. Louis Forest Park. Fourteen teams from St. Louis-MO, Alton-IL, Belleville-IL, Breese-IL, Danville-IL, Decatur-IL, Murphysboro-IL, Vandalia-IL, Northern Illinois and Cincinatti Ohio will take to 4 fields to play 20 matches of vintage base ball. Matches start at 9:00 am and finish at 4:15 pm.

The matches will be played using some 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.

2017 Schedule - Saint Louis Cup
Saturday, July 29 in Forest Park, St. Louis MO
Lindell Field Cricket Field West Cricket Field East Langenberg Field East
9:00 am Murphysboro Clarkes vs
DuPage Plowboys
Arbiter: Ed "Buffalo" Nickels
Lafayette Cylcone vs
Breese Farmers
Arbiter: Frank “Peg Leg” Frederick
Belleville Stags vs
Vandalia Old Capitals
Arbiter:
Perfectos vs
Alton Giant
Arbiter: Allen “Honest Al” Stare
10:30 am Brown Stockings vs
Vermillion Voles
Arbiter: Ed "Buffalo" Nickels
Unions vs
Murphysboro Clarkes
Arbiter:
Cincinatti Blackbottom 9 vs
Springfield Long Nine
Arbiter:
DuPage Plowboys vs
Ground Squirrels
Arbiter: Jonathan “Charlie Brown” Farris
11:45 am LUNCH
12:30 pm Perfectos vs
Vandalia Old Capitals
Lafayette Cyclone vs
Vermillion Voles
Arbiter:
Breese Farmers vs
Ground Squirrels
Arbiter: Allen “Honest Al” Stare
Belleville Stags vs
Alton Giant
Arbiter: Frank “Peg Leg” Frederick
2:00 pm Brown Stockings vs
Springfield Long Nine
Arbiter:
Unions vs
Cincinatti Blackbottom 9
Arbiter:
Perfectos vs
Murphysboro Clarkes
Arbiter:
DuPage Plowboys vs
Lafayette Cyclone
Arbiter: Jonathan “Charlie Brown” Farris
3:30 pm Breese Farmers vs
Alton Giant
Arbiter:
Cincinatti Blackbottom 9 vs
Vandalia Old Capitals
Arbiter:
Belleville Stags vs
Ground Squirrels
Arbiter: Frank “Peg Leg” Frederick
Vermillion Voles vs
Springfield Long Nine
Arbiter: Allen “Honest Al” Stare
Below is a map of Forest Park (courtesy of Forest Park Forever). The 4 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!"