St. Louis Cardinals cap designs through the years

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The St. Louis Cardinals are one of baseball's oldest teams, and their team caps echo each generation they've served.

Some Cardinals facts

  • The Cardinals were founded in 1882, and called the St. Louis Brown Stockings, then renamed the Browns, then the Perfectos… which was changed to the Cardinals in 1900.
  • Busch Stadium sells 920,000 hot dogs, 252,000 pounds of nacho chips and 50,000 gallons of cheese in one season. 
  • The Cardinals are the oldest major league team west of the Mississippi River.
  • Stan Musial became the first major league player to earn an annual salary of $100,000.