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St. Louis Brown Stockings Logo
a.k.a. Browns
1882-1891 10 4
After the American Association folded, they joined the National League in 1892. Franchise currently exists as the St. Louis Cardinals.
Boston Reds Logo
1891-1891 1 1
Joined the American Association after the Players League folded following the 1890 season. The AA folded the following season and the Reds players were absorbed into existing NL clubs in 1892.
Cincinnati Kelly's Killers - Logo
Failed to finish their only season, folding in August of 1891. The Association replaced them with the Milwaukee Brewers to finish off the remainder of the season.
Columbus Solons Logo
1889-1891 3
After 3 years in the American Association, the franchise folded following the 1891 season.
Louisville Eclipse Logo
a.k.a. Colonels
1882-1891 10 1
Joined the National League in 1892 after the American Association folded. Player contracts were purchased by the Pittsburgh Pirates at the end of 1899 when the NL contracted to 8 teams.
Milwaukee Brewers - Logo
1891-1891 1
Joined the American Assocation in August 1891 to replace Cincinnati Kelly's Killers. The team disbanded when the Assocation folded following the 1891 season.
Philadelphia Athletics Logo
After the Players League folded following the 1890 season, the Philadelphia joined the American Association (AA) to replace the previously expelled Philiadelphia Athletics team. The AA folded the following season and the Philadelphia players were absorbed into existing NL clubs in 1892.
Washington Statesmen Logo
1891-1891 1
Joined the National League after the American Association folded following the 1891 season. Franchise folded at the end of the 1899 season when the NL contracted back to 8 teams.
Baltimore Orioles Logo
1882-1891 10
After the American Association folded, they joined the National League in 1892. In 1899, the NL eliminated four teams, the Orioles among them.
Brooklyn Gladiators - Logo
1890-1890 1
Failed to finish their only season, folding in August of 1890.
Philadelphia Athletics Logo
1882-1890 9 1
Expelled by the Association following the 1890 season in response to the franchise releasing and selling the majority of their players for financial reasons.
Rochester Broncos - Logo
1890-1890 1
After just one year in the American Association, the franchise folded following the 1890 season.
Syracuse Stars - Logo
1890-1890 1
After just one year in the American Association, the franchise folded following the 1890 season.
Toledo Maumees - Logo
1890-1890 1
After just one year in the American Association, the franchise folded following the 1890 season.
Cincinnati Red Stockings Logo
1882-1889 8 1
Left the American Association to join the National League to begin the 1890 season. Franchise currently exists as the Cincinnati Reds.
Brooklyn Grays Logo
a.k.a. Atlantics, Bridegrooms
1884-1889 6 1
Left the American Association to join the National League to begin the 1890 season. Left Brooklyn and relocated to become the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1957.
Kansas City Cowboys Logo
1888-1889 2
After 2 years in the American Association, the franchise folded following the 1889 season.
Cleveland Blues Logo
1887-1888 2
Left the American Association to join the National League to begin the 1889 season. Folded at the end of the 1899 season when the National League contracted back to 8 teams.
New York Metropolitans Logo
1883-1887 5 1
The franchise folded and player contracts were purchased by the American Association Brooklyn franchise at the end of the 1887.
Pittsburg Alleghenys Logo
1882-1886 5
Left the American Association to join the National League to begin the 1887 season. Franchise currently exists as the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Columbus Buckeyes Logo
1883-1884 2
After 2 years in the American Association, the franchise folded following the 1884 season.
Indianapolis Hoosiers - Logo
After just one year in the American Association, the franchise folded following the 1884 season.
Richmond Virginians - Logo
1884-1884 1
Joined the American Association in August 1884 to replace the Washington franchise. Franchise disbanded after the Association contracted from 12 teams to 8 at the end of the 1884 season.
Toledo Blue Stockings - Logo
After just one year in the American Association, the franchise folded following the 1884 season.
Washington Nationals - Logo
Failed to finish their only season, folding in August of 1884.

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