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Union Association



ALTOONA MOUNTAIN CITY
1884 Columbia Park
BALTIMORE MONUMENTALS
1884 Belair Lot
BOSTON REDS
1884 Dartmouth Grounds
CHICAGO / PITTSBURGH UNIONS
1884 South Side Park (Chicago)
1884 Exposition Park (Pittsburgh)
CINCINNATI OUTLAW REDS
1884 Bank Street Grounds
KANSAS CITY COWBOYS
1884 Athletic Park
MILWAUKEE BREWERS
1884 Wright Street Grounds
PHILADELPHIA KEYSTONES
1884 Keystone Park
ST. LOUIS MAROONS
1884 Union Grounds
ST. PAUL SAINTS
1884 all games played on road
WASHINGTON STATESMEN
1884 Union Association Park
WILMINGTON QUICKSTEPS
1884 Union Association Park

The Union Association was basically a farce of a league. It was founded by a St. Louis millionaire, Henry V. Lucas, and his team was far and beyond better than every team out there. Twelve teams started out and only five finished the season with teams playing no set number of games. There was no pennant race or championship game. The thing that may have made this league considered somewhat of a major league is that they moved into major league cities. It is no surprise, however, that the league folded after a year.

2003-11 Paul Healey.