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Results prior to renaming ourselves from
Wayne County Lumberjacks to Missouri Perfectos
Foundation For Baseball Causes
- E.C. Becker was an owner of the St Louis Cardinals from 1899 through 1917.
- During the 1890s, E.C. Becker loaned money to St Louis Browns owner to keep the team afloat. Becker was known as the owners "angel."
- Becker purchased the team in 1899 after the original owner went bankrupt.
- Becker traded majority ownership to the Robison Brothers, part of this trade included HOF Cy Young being traded to St Louis.
- In 1899 the St Louis Browns were renamed the St Louis Perfectos
- The next year, 1900, the team was renamed the St Louis Cardinals
- E. C. Becker sold his shares of the Cardinals in 1917, owning the Cardinals for 19 years of their 118 year history.
- Executive Board member James Becker is the grandson of E.C. Becker
Our team is named Perfectos in honor of the 1899 St Louis team which fielded 3 Hall of Famers in Bobby Wallace, Jessie Burkett and the infamous Cy Young.
Perfectos Baseball is proud of our Cardinals Legacy and works to honor that heritage both on and off the field.
St. Louis Daily Globe-Democrat – April 15, 1899
Never in the history of the sport, not even in the days of the old champion Brown Stockings, has the St. Louis public shown as much interest in baseball as it has evinced since Frank De Haas Robison and Edward C. Becker became joint owners of the local franchise and placed Patsy Tebeau and his crack team on the home diamond.
Our Perfectos Are At
1 @ NCAA D1 University
4 @ NAIA Universities
6 @ JUCO Colleges
Our organization helps baseball players in the classroom and on the field. We help them improve their ACT scores and GPA, track their NCAA eligibility and tour multiple colleges to help them select the best program for their interests.
We don’t just win at baseball, we win at life!
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