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7th Annual St. Louis Cup

2022 Saint Louis Cup

The 8th Annual Saint Louis Cup is on Saturday, July 16, 2022 in beautiful and historic St. Louis Forest Park. Teams will take to 5 fields to play 25 matches of vintage base ball. Matches start at 9:00 am and finish at 4:15

If your vintage base ball club is interested in participating in 2022, please contact Tony "Lightning" Wicker on our Facebook page.

Many clubs are also attending the baseball game at Busch Stadium on Friday, July 15, 2022 between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Cincinnati Reds. Please contact Tony "Lightning" Wicker for more information or to purchase some of the group tickets.

2022 Participating Clubs are:
Belleville Stags - IL Hog & Hominy Pick 9 - TN
Lafayette Square Cyclone - MO McLean County Prairie Chickens - IL
Murphysboro Clarkes - IL Chicago Salmon - IL
Rock Springs/Spring Nine Squirrels - IL St. Louis Brown Stockings - MO
St. Louis Perfectos - MO Memphis Blues - TN
Northern Illinois VB Combo - IL Summit Station Signalmen - 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.

2022 Schedule - Saint Louis Cup
Saturday, July 16 in Forest Park, St. Louis MO
Lindell Field Cricket Field West Cricket Field East Langenberg Field West
9:00 am McLean County Prairie Chickens vs
Murphysboro Clarkes
Umpire: Madeline “Rarely Incorrect” Grish
Springcatur Long Squirrels vs
Memphis Blues
Umpire: Mark "Wheels" Olmsted
Belleville Stags vs
Summit Station Signalmen
Umpire: Allen "Honest Al" Stare
St. Louis Perfectos vs
Hog & Hominy
Umpire: Jack "Crackin" Burkman
10:30 am St. Louis Brown Stockings vs
Chicago Salmon
Umpire: Greg “Swede” Youngstrom
Lafayette Square Cyclone vs
Memphis Blues
Umpire: Mike "Drifter" Griffin
Murphysboro Clarkes vs
Belleville Stags
Umpire: Brian “Twinkletoes” Thede
North Illinois VB Combo vs
Hog & Hominy
Umpire: Joe “Red” Flaugher
11:45 am LUNCH
12:30 pm Murphysboro Clarkes vs
Springcatur Long Squirrels
Umpire: Allen "Honest Al" Stare
Summit Station Signalmen vs
North Illinois VB Combo
Umpire: Mark “Wheels” Olmsted
McLean County Prairie Chickens vs
Hog & Hominy
Umpire: Jack "Crackin" Burkman
St. Louis Perfectos vs
Chicago Salmon
Umpire: Madeline "Rarely Incorrect" Grish
2:00 pm Memphis Blues vs
Chicago Salmon
Umpire: Madeline "Rarely Incorrect" Grish
Lafayette Square Cyclone vs
Summit Station Signalmen
Umpire: Jack "Crackin" Burkman
McLean County Prairie Chickens vs
Belleville Stags
Umpire: Rick "Uncle Jesse" Brewer
St. Louis Perfectos vs
North Illinois VB Combo
Umpire: Allen "Honest Al" Stare
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!"