Our city will make its debut in the professional arena with a nine composed of Philadelphiane and Brooklynites...The difficulty of organizing and harmonizing a new nine had been appreciated by the directors, and proper steps taken to bring their men together and train them in season. Everything possible for the comfort and convenience of the men has been done for them, and we have no doubt the players will make for themselves and their club a record to be proud of...
Wait and Hauge of the St. Louis team arrived last Tuesday morning. Pike is expected this week. The boys are all taking their work at the Missouri gymnasium regularly. Their landlady noticed the fact with anything but a smile.
Miller and Pearce thought they were champions at hand-ball. Cuthbert and Battin gave them the "drop" in a game 21 to 2 on Friday last...
The sample uniform for the St. Louis club will probably be ready for inspection this week. White and brown will be the colors.
-St. Louis Republican, January 31, 1875
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