July 22, 2014

Today in History: The Brewer & Baseball

Arnold Hauser/Edward Konetchy, St. Louis Cardinals, baseball card portrait

Today in History–March 28–the Library of Congress features brewing magnate and baseball team owner August Anheuser Busch Jr., born on this day in 1899. As CEO of the Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc., Busch convinced the company board of directors to purchase the St. Louis Cardinals team, halting the team’s move to another city. Learn more about Busch and baseball by visiting the Today in History section, then clicking the links below. Anheuser Busch primary source image set Anheuser … [Read more...]