NEXT EVENT: 'Lafayette Square Cyclone' on Sun 09/26/2021 at 12:00 AM (see Schedule for details)
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7th Annual St. Louis Cup

2021 Saint Louis Cup

The 7th Annual Saint Louis Cup is on Saturday, July 31, 2021 in beautiful and historic St. Louis Forest Park. Fifteen teams from St. Louis-MO, Branson-MO, Belleville-IL, Bloomington-IL, Danville-IL, Decatur-IL, Murphysboro-IL, Springfield-IL, Northern Illinois, Columbus Ohio, Memphis Tennessee, Nashville Tennessee and Menomonie Wisconsin will take to 5 fields to play 25 matches of vintage base ball. Matches start at 9:00 am and finish at 4:15 pm.

If your vintage base ball club is interested in participating in 2021, please contact Tony "Lightning" Wicker on our Facebook page.

2021 Participating Clubs are:
Belleville Stags - 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 Vermilion Voles - IL
Westerns of Topeka - KS

 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.

2021 Schedule - Saint Louis Cup
Saturday, July 31 in Forest Park, St. Louis MO
Lindell Field Cricket Field West Cricket Field East Langenberg Field West Langenberg Field East
9:00 am St. Charles Explorers vs
Westerns of Topeka
Umpire: Jack "Crackin" Burkman
Belleville Stags vs
McLean County Prairie Chickens
Umpire: Mark "Wheels" Olmsted
St. Louis Perfectos vs
Mnemonie Blue Caps
Umpire: Mark "Drifter" Griffith
Springfield Long Nine vs
Ohio Village Muffins
Umpire: John Francis
10:30 am Vermilion Voles vs
Westerns of Topeka
Umpire: Jack "Crackin" Burkman
Memphis Blues vs
Lafayette Square Cyclone
Umpire: Brian "Twinkletoes" Thede
Rock Spring Ground Squirrels vs
Murphysboro Clarkes
Umpire: Todd "Dutch" Eschman
Springfield Long Nine vs
Hog & Hominy
Umpire: Brad "Chatterbox" Waller
11:45 am LUNCH
12:30 pm St. Louis Brown Stockings vs
Murphysboro Clarkes
Belleville Stags vs
Ohio Village Muffins
Umpire: John Francis
St. Louis Perfectos vs
Springfield Long Nine
Umpire: Wendy "Wicket" Hager
Westerns of Topeka vs
McLean County Prarie Chickens
Umpire: Mark "Wheels" Olmsted
St. Charles Explorers vs
Menomonie Blue Caps
Umpire: Jack "Crackin" Burkman
2:00 pm St. Louis Brown Stockings vs
Hog & Hominy
Umpire: John Francis
Rock Springs Ground Squirrels vs
Memphis Blues
Umpire: Dave "Beans" Heim
Vermillion Voles vs
Lafayette Square Cyclone
3:30 pm Hog & Hominy vs
Menomonie Blue Caps
Umpire: Matt "Scoops" Lurk
Belleville Stags vs
Memphis Blues
St. Louis Perfectos vs
McLean County Prairie Chickens
Umpire: Wendy "Wicket" Hager
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!"