A collection of stories from matches played at the Arch grounds.

Gents of Summer

(MURPHYSBORO, IL )August 17, 2013- Matt ‘Mayhem’ Moushey and Matt ‘Scoops’ Lurk (co-offensive ballists of the day) stepped up big in the second game as the Unions split a doubleheader with the Murphysboro (IL) Clarkes. The Clarkes won the first match 3-0 and the Unions took the second match 9-3 in front of a nice gathering of cranks Saturday […]

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Brownies Brown out

(KIRKWOOD, MO) JULY 13, 2013  – The Unions are on a roll. 15-10 and 16-12 victories over the St. Louis Brown Stockings on Saturday boosted the JB Nine’s record to 16-7-1 heading into their trip to Rochester, MN the last weekend of July. In a back and forth opener, down 10-9, the Unions struck for […]

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Unions Split down middle.

The Unions aren’t one of the fastest teams in vintage base ball, but their sticks have usually made up for their speed.  On Saturday in a sweep by the St. Louis Perfectos, that didn’t appear to be the case as the P’s gave the Unions a taste of their own medicine and more in a […]

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Twin wins under the Arch

(SAINT LOUIS APRIL 13, 2013) The Unions opened the first of their 2013 Gateway Arch round-robin series today with a pair of victories, winning their first game over the Lafayette Square Cyclone 16-12, and taking their second game over the Murphysboro (IL) Clarkes 14-8 The Jefferson Barracks Nine (3-1) used a couple rallies early in […]

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The One That Got Away

Late Rally Lift Perfectos (SAINT LOUIS  APRIL 6, 2013)  The Unions kicked off their 10th season with a visit to layfayette park to face their old nemisis the Perfectos. The Perfectos play perfect hosts allowing the Unions to scratch out a 4-1 lead after 5 frames. Unions leftfield scout, Noodles scored the years first run. Noodles and […]

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Good times at the Goodwill match

(3/16/2013 Bellville, IL)  The Saint Louis Unions opened the 2013 Vintage Base Ball season by braving the brisk weather to join their comrades at the Goodwill Match at the Stags home filed in Bellville, Illinois. An impressive turn out of around 40 ballist took the field in the annual kick off match. While early morning concerns […]

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