|St. Louis Terriers|
|Location||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Colors||Royal blue, white|
The St. Louis Terriers were a baseball club that played in the short-lived Federal League in 1914 and 1915. They played their home games at Handlan's Park. The team was owned by ice magnate Phil Ball, who later was owner of the St. Louis Browns.
In their inaugural season, the Terriers posted a 62-89 record (.411) and finished in last place, 25 games behind the league champion Indianapolis Hoosiers. The team improved significantly the next year as they were pennant contenders until the last game of the season. The Terriers had an 87-67 mark (.565), ending up in second place, 1/10 of a percentage point behind the champion Chicago Whales, who finished 86-66 (.566).
Among the St. Louis Terriers players who had experience (or would gain experience) in the American and/or National Leagues were Al Bridwell, Mordecai Brown, Grover Hartley, Ward Miller, Bob Groom, Fielder Jones, Eddie Plank, Jack Tobin and Ed Willett.
This article does not cite any sources. (May 2014) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)