Here are some interesting facts about the St. Louis Cardinals:
The franchise was founded in 1882 and were originally known as the Brown Stockings. The team played in the now defunct American Association (AA). The team joined the National League (NL) in 1892 and were originally called the Browns. They then changed their name to the Perfectos and in 1900, they officially changed their name to the St. Louis Cardinals. They are one of the most successful franchises in baseball history, having won 11 World Series championships. According to Forbes, the Cardinals are valued at $1.6 billion, making them the 7th-most valuable franchise in Major League Baseball (MLB), as of 2016.
The St. Louis Cardinals logo has had eight logo variations, including the original design back in 1900. See the different St. Louis Cardinals logo designs that they have had over the years.
World Series: 11