Little is known about 1892. We have a few newspaper articles from this season, describing at least three sets of uniforms, a white uniform, a blue uniform, and a brown uniform. In 1892 the Browns were taken into the National League after the Association failed.

We have no known or identified photographs from the 1892 season.

1892 Browns team portraits, Post Dispatch March 20, 1892

Newspaper Accounts

St. Louis Post Dispatch: March 27, 1892
The Browns were to have opened the season yesterday with an exhibition game with the Home Comforts at Sportsman’s Park. Capt. Glasscock and his men were warmly recieved by the few people present. They made a fine appearance in their natty blue uniforms, and as each man stepped to the plate he was cheered and applauded.

St. Louis Post Dispatch: April 10, 1892
The Browns will wear their new uniforms in the opening game Tuesday next. They are of white flannel, with the proverbial brown trimmings.

Brooklyn Daily: May 27, 1892
There isn’t much to praise about the St. Louis uniform. The navy blue shirts, trousers, and caps, with brown stockings, give them a heavy, uncouth appearance, as if they had just emerged from a bath. The only thing that relives the monotony of color is the word ‘St. Louis’ worked in white across the breast.

St. Louis Globe Democrat: July 14, 1892
The Browns have been provided with new suits, which are a novelty among ball teams. The entire uniform is of solid brown color. The players will wear them in their opening game at Boston tomorrow. 

St. Louis Post Dispatch: July 20, 1892
The Browns’ uniforms, with their white lettering, are very neat and attractive, says a Boston exchange.   

Pittsburgh Daily Post: August 3, 1892
The new St. Louis uniform is all brown. It couldn’t be worse if it were all yellow.

St. Louis Post Dispatch: September 14, 1892
Von der Ahe evidently has an eye for beauty. The Browns’ uniform is the ugliest in all the variety of colors a well-stocked store can show.

Team Colors

Brown – PMS 732

Brown’s Navy – PMS 288

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