Mr. Muckenfuss seemed quite elated over his recognition by the League as the representative of the St. Louis club. "There was more politics than actual work at the meeting," he said. "The magnates shaped a plan that will be put in shape by the time of the early spring meeting. All I can say now is that it looks as if there would be an eight-club League next season with St. Louis a member and the present Cleveland team playing at Sportsman's Park.
-Sporting Life, December 31, 1898
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