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  St. Louis Brownstockings Join the National League
Category:  Cultural Life
Brief Description:  Organized in 1875, the St. Louis Brownstockings baseball team joined the National League in 1876. The team was owned by John B. C. Lucas and went 45-19 its first year, finishing in second place, four games behind Chicago. George Washington (Grin) Bradley recorded the league┬┤s first no-hitter.
Year:  1876
Decade:  1870 - 1879
Beginning Date:    1876
Ending Date:    1876

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