NEXT EVENT: 'Alton Giant BBC' on Sat 10/20/2018 at 12:00 PM (see Schedule for details)
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5th Annual St. Louis Cup The 5th Annual Saint Louis Cup will be held on Saturday, July 28, 2018 in beautiful and historic St. Louis Forest Park. Fifteen teams from St. Louis-MO, Branson-MO, Alton-IL, Belleville-IL, Bloomington-IL, Breese-IL, Danville-IL, Decatur-IL, Murphysboro-IL, Vandalia-IL, Northern Illinois and Cincinatti Ohio will take to 5 fields to play 21 matches of vintage base ball. Matches start at 9:00 am and finish at 4:15 pm.

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.

2018 Schedule - Saint Louis Cup
Saturday, July 28 in Forest Park, St. Louis MO
Lindell Field Cricket Field West Langenberg Field East Cricket Field East Langenberg Field West
9:00 am Brown Stockings vs
Breese Shoal Creek Farmers
Arbiter: Frank "Peg Leg" Frederick
Springfield Long Nine vs
Murphysboro Clarkes
Arbiter: Ed "Buffalo" Nickels
St. Louis Perfectos vs
DuPage Plowboys/Creston Regulators
Arbiter: Jack "Crackin'" Burman
Belleville Stags vs
Branson Boomers
Arbiter: Jonathan "Charlie Brown" Farris
Lafayette Square Cyclone vs
Vandalia Old Capitals
Arbiter: Wendy "Wicket" Hager
10:30 am Lafayette Square Cyclone vs
Rock Spring Ground Squirrels
Arbiter: Frank "Peg Leg" Frederick
Springfield Long Nine vs
Branson Boomers
Arbiter: Ed "Buffalo Nickels"
Vermillion Voles vs
St. Louis Unions
Arbiter: Greg "Swede" Youngstrom
McLean County Prairie Chickens vs
Alton Giant
Arbiter: Paul "Rooster" Mentzer

11:45 am LUNCH
12:30 pm Murphysboro Clarkes vs
Rock Springs Ground Squirrels
Arbiter: Frank "Peg Leg" Frederick
St. Louis Perfectos vs
Breese Shoal Creek Farmers
Arbiter: Allen "Honest Al" Stare
Vermillion Voles vs
Vandalia Old Capitals
Arbiter: Bret Brosman
Belleville Stags vs
DuPage Plowboys/Creston Regulators
Arbiter: Jonathan "Charlie Brown" Farris

2:00 pm Alton Giant vs
Brown Stockings
Arbiter: Frank "Peg Leg" Frederick
McLean County Prairie Chickens vs
St. Louis Unions
Arbiter: Jim "Weed Eater" Knoblauch
Lafayette Square Cyclone vs
Springfield Long Nine
Arbiter: Tim "Super-D" Desherlia
Murphysboro Clarkes vs
Branson Boomers
Arbiter: Allen "Honest Al" Stare

3:30 pm Vermillion Voles vs
DuPage Plowboys/Creston Regulators
Arbiter: Frank "Peg Leg" Frederick
Breese Shoal Creek Farmers vs
Vandalia Old Capitals
Arbiter: Allen "Honest Al" Stare
St. Louis Perfectos vs
Rock Springs Ground Squirrels
Arbiter: Jack "Crackin'" Burkman
Belleville Stags vs
McClean County Prairie Chickens
Arbiter: Jonathan "Charlie Brown" Farris

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!"