History of the Rustlers
The Boston Rustlers are one of the oldest and most storied teams in Major League Baseball (MLB). The team was founded in 1871 as part of the National Association, which would later become MLB. The Rustlers were a charter member of the American League when it was formed in 1901, and they remained with that league until their relocation to St. Louis after the 1953 season.
The early years of Boston's baseball team saw them struggle on-field. Still, off-field success was found through some shrewd business decisions by owner John I Taylor, who purchased Fenway Park from its original owners, allowing him to control all aspects of his club’s operations. This decision set up an era where ownership stability enabled long periods without significant changes or upheaval within management or personnel decisions - something not seen often enough, even today!
In 1903, under manager Jimmy Collins' leadership, things began to turn around for this proud franchise as they posted their first winning record since joining MLB at 86–58, good enough for second place behind Philadelphia Athletics, who won 104 games during this campaign! This marked just one instance where we can see how competitively successful these teams were throughout much of their history: over 19 seasons between 1903 and 1921 – excluding WWI caused hiatus - nine pennants were won with seven World Series appearances resulting in four championships (1903–04 & 1912–13).
In addition to those successes, there have been many other memorable moments, such as Ted Williams becoming the only player ever to hit a .400+ average twice (1941 & 1957) plus Carl Yastrzemski’s Triple Crown win in 1967…all making us look back fondly upon our past accomplishments here at ‘Fenway South’ aka ‘Rustler Stadium.'
Overall though, it has been a roller coaster ride since then, relocating once more before settling into what is now known simply as 'Boston' again after returning home from St Louis following the 2002 season...but no matter what happens in the future, let us never forget about our roots here nor deny ourselves appreciation due towards those whose hard work made possible so many beautiful memories shared over decades gone by!
Boston – Milwaukee – Atlanta
2000 – Present / Major League Baseball
1883 – 1999 / National League
1966 – Present / Atlanta Braves
1953 – 1965 / Milwaukee Braves
1941 – 1952 / Boston Braves
1936 – 1940 / Boston Bees
1912 – 1935 / Boston Braves
1911 / Boston Rustlers
1907 – 1910 / Boston Doves
1883 – 1906 / Boston Beaneaters
Rustlers – The Boston Rustlers are a Major League Baseball team with an interesting nickname. Even though baseball is one of America's oldest pastimes, the origin of this particular nickname remains somewhat mysterious.
To understand why the team was given this name, it’s essential to look back at its history and how it came about in the first place. The original idea for calling them “Rustlers” came from owner Arthur Soden who wanted his team to have a rugged western flair - something that would set them apart from other teams in New England and across MLB.
In addition, rumors swirled around during this period linking cattle rustling with organized crime syndicates operating in Boston, which could have been another factor influencing Soden's decision to name his club after such an activity. Regardless of what initially inspired him, it has become part of their identity since then!
Today, fans can still show off their pride for their beloved Rustlers by wearing merchandise featuring their unique logo or even attending games dressed up as cowboys or cowgirls! It is clear that despite its mysterious origins, The Boston Rustler’s name has become synonymous with Americana culture and all things related to baseball here in New England - making them one truly special franchise worth cheering for!
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1995, 1957, 1914
2017 – Present / SunTrust Park
1997 – 2016 / Turner Field
1976 – 1996 / Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
1966 – 1976 / Atlanta Stadium
1953 – 1965 / Milwaukee County Stadium
1915 – 1952 / Braves Field
1936 – 1941 / National League Park
1914 – 1915 / Fenway Park
1894 – 1914 / South End Grounds
1894 / Congress Street Grounds
1883 – 1894 / South End Grounds
2007 – Present / Liberty Media Corporation
1996 – 2007 / Time Warner
1976 – 1996 / Ted Turner
1962 – 1976 / William Bartholomay
1944 – 1962 / Lou Perini
1935 – 1945 / Bob Quinn
1922 – 1935 / Emil Fuchs
1919 – 1922 / George W. Grant
1915 – 1918 / Percy Haughton
1912 – 1915 / James Gaffney
1911 / William Hepburn Russell
1909 – 1910 / John Dovey
1907 – 1909 / George & John Dovey
1883 – 1909 / Arthur Soden
3 / Dale Murphy
6 / Bobby Cox
10 / Chipper Jones
21 / Warren Spahn
29 / John Smoltz
31 / Greg Maddux
35 / Phil Niekro
41 / Eddie Matthews
42 / Jackie Robinson
44 / Hank Aaron
47 / Tom Glavine
*Blue is this team’s history