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Washington Nationals

1886: The National League finally came to the capital city, when the Washington Nationals joined in the league’s 11th season. […]

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Syracuse Stars

1879: Beginning play as an Independent team in 1877, the Syracuse Stars joined the National League after two successful seasons. […]

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St. Louis Brown Stockings

1875: The St. Louis Brown Stockings were one of two teams that began play in the National Association for its […]

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Philadelphia Athletics

1860-1870: The Athletic Base Ball Club of Philadelphia were one of the dominant teams of the area. Philadelphia had been […]

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Kansas City Cowboys

1886: The Kansas City Cowboys became the Western most team in the National League when they joined on a trial […]

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Indianapolis Hoosiers

1887: Nearly a decade after the Indianapolis Blues, lasted just one season, the National League returned to Indiana’s state capital […]

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Buffalo Bisons

1879: With roots going back to 1877 as an independent team, the Buffalo Bisons joined the National League in 1879. […]

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Worcester Ruby Legs

1880: Playing at the Worcester Driving Park Grounds in the Worcester Agricultural Fairgrounds, the Worcester Ruby Legs were a successful […]

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Washington Senators

1891: After the Washington Nationals folded in 1889, baseball returned the Nation’s Capital with a team in the American Association […]

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Troy Trojans

1879: Set on the banks of the Hudson River, the upstate New York town of Troy was key in America’s […]

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