St. Louis Soccer League (SLSL) - 1907-1939

by David Litterer spectrum@sover.net

Much of this information came from the Spalding Soccer annual
guides and reports from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and the 
St. Louis Globe-Democrat..  Information from the Hap Meyer and 
Thomas Cahill soccer archives at SIU-Edwardsville.  First major 
league in St. Louis was the Association Foot  Ball League, 
formed in 1903.  St. Louis Soccer League, the Pro league formed
in 1907, disbanded in 1939.  The St. Louis Major Soccer League
operated from 1947-52.  On a lower level, the St. Louis Amateur
Soccer League operated from 1912-1953.  Khoury Leagye operated
starting in mid 1950,s as well as the new St. Louis Soccer 
League (amateur) starting approx. 1957 and through at least 
the early 1960s.

Scoring system:  2 points for a win, 1 for a draw, 0 for a loss.

St. Louis Soccer champions  (Association Foot Ball League from 1903-1907).

1890-91  Kensingtons
1891-92  Kensingtons
1892-93  Blue Bella
1893-94  St. Teresa's
1894-95  St. Teresa's
1895-96  St. teresa's
1896-97  Cycling Club
1897-98  Chamrocks
1898-99  Shamrocks
1999-00  West Ends
1900-01  West Ends
1901-02  West Ends
1902-03  Woman's Magazines
1903-04  All-Stars
1904-05  All-Stars
1905-06  St. Leo's
1996-07  St. Leo's


                    1907-08
                       SLSL
                       GP   W   L   T   Pts
Innisfail              17   9   2   6   24
St. Matthew            16   6   4   6   18
St. Teresa             16   6   7   3   15
Thistles of Bend, IL   17   3  11   3    9

Champion:  Innisfail

            Association Foot Ball League

                       GP   W   L   T   Pts
St. Leoís              13  11   0   2   24
Kiniochs               13   8   5   0   16
Shamrocks              13   2   9   2    6
North Ends             13   2   9   2    6

Champion:  St. Leo's

After the season, St. Matthew withdrew.


                    1908-09

Before the season, West Ends were added.

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
St. Leo's              18  12   2   4   39  14  28
St. Teresa             18   7   4   7   23  20  21
West Ends              18   4   7   7   12  17  15
Thistles               18   1  11   6    8  31   8

Champion:  St. Leo's

After the season, West Ends and Thistles withdrew.


                       1909-10

Before the season, Blue Bells and Innisfails were added.

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
St.Leo's               15   6   1   8   23  14  20
St.Teresa              15   6   4   5   25  18  17
Blue Bells             16   6   5   5   19  17  15
Innisfails             15   3  10   2   10  28   8

Champion:  St. Leo's

After the season, St. Teresa withdrew.


                        1910-11

Before the season, Columbus Club was added.

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
St. Leo's              17  10   4   3   41  22  23
Columbus Club          17   5   5   7   24  25  17
Innisfails             17   7   9   1   24  30  15
Blue Bells             17   4   8   5   14  26  13

Champion:  St. Leo's

After the season, Blue Bells withdrew.


                        1911-12

Before the season, Irish American A.C. was added.

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
St.Leo's               15  11   2   2   34  15  24
Innisfails             15   8   4   3   29  16  19
Irish American A.C.    15   4   9   2   11  24  10
Columbus Club          15   2  10   3   12  31   7

Champion:  St. Leo's

After the season, Irish American A.C. withdrew.


                         1912-13

Before the season, Business Men's A.C. was added.

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
St.Leo's               10   7   2   1   19  10  15
Innisfails             11   6   3   2   15  10  13
Columbus Club          10   3   6   1   10  15   7
Business Men's A.C.    10   2   7   1   12  21   5

Champion:  St. Leo's

The Fall season was not completed.  After the season, Columbus
Club and Business Men's A.C. withdrew.


                        1913-14
The St. Louis Soccer League split into two leagues this year:
The Federal Park and Robison Field leagues.  

                          Federal Park League

Before the season, Columbia and Rock Church were added.

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
St.Leo's               13  11   0   2   32   1  24
Ben Millers            13   7   4   2   21  13  16
Columbia Athletic Club 13   4   8   1   11  35   9
Rock Church FC         13   1  11   1    9  27   3

Champion:  St. Leo's

After the season, Rock Church withdrew.

                         Robison League

Before the season, Athletics was added.

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
Columbus Club          20  14   6   0   40  24  28
Innisfails             20   9   6   5   36  27  23
St. Teresas            20   6  10   4   20  35  16
Athletics              20   5  12   3   23  33  13


After the season, Athletics withdrew.


                        1914-15

                 Federal Park League

Before the season, Compton Hills was added.

                       GP   W   L   T   Pts
St.Leo's               13  10   1   2   22
Ben Millers            13   8   3   2   18
Columbia Athletic Club 10   3   7   3    9
Compton Hills          13   1  10   2    4

                       Robison Field League

                      - First Series

Before the season, Manewals was added.

                       GP   W   L   T   Pts
Innisfails              9   6   2   1   13
Columbus Club           9   4   4   1    9
St. Teresa              9   2   3   4    8
Manewals                9   2   5   2    6

                         Second Series

                       GP   W   L   T   Pts
Columbus Club           5   4   0   1    9
Innisfails              5   3   1   1    7
St. Teresa              5   1   3   1    3
Manewals                5   0   4   1    1

CHAMPIONSHIP:  Innisfalls defeated St. Leo's

After the season, the two leagues merged.  Columbia, Compton Hills,
St. Teresa and Manewals folded. 


                       1915-16

Before the season, Columbus moved to Naval Reserve.

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
Ben Millers            20  12   5   3   45  22  27
Innisfails             19   7   6   6   25  23  20
Naval Reserve F.C.     20   4   8   8   25  36  16
St. Leo's              19   4   8   7   15  39  15

Champion:  Ben Millers


                       1916-17

                       GP   W   L   T   Pts
Ben Miller             20  10   8   2   22
Innisfails             20   9   8   3   21
St. Leo's              20   8   8   4   20
Naval Reserves         20   7  10   3   17

Champion:  Ben Millers

                       1917-18

                       GP   W   L   T  GF  GA   Pts
Ben Miller             17   9   5   3  33  26   21
St. Leo's              17   7   4   6  36  28   20
Innisfails             17   5   6   6  23  27   16
Naval Reserves         17   2   8   7  18  29   11

Champion:  Ben Millers

After the season, Naval Reserves withdrew.


                      1918-19

Before the season, Scullins ws added and St. Leo's became St. Louis Screw.  

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
Scullin Steels         21  10   6   5   31  27  25
Innisfails             21   9   8   4   36  27  22
St. Louis Screw        21   8   8   5   28  36  21
Ben Millers            21   5   9   7   30  40  17

Champion:  Scullin Steel


                      1919-20

                       GP   W   L   T   Pts
Ben Millers            21   8   6   7   23
Innisfails             21  10   8   3   23
St. Louis Screw        21   8   9   4   20
Scullins Steel         21   7  10   4   18

Champion:  Ben Millers


                     1920-21

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
Scullins Steel         17   9   5   3   38  31  26
Ben Millers            17   8   3   6   28  31  22
St. Louis Screw        22   6   7   9   23  23  21
Innisfails             22   6   9   7   21  25  19

Champion:  Scullin Steel

After the season, Innisfails withdrew.


                     1921-22

DeAndreis joined the league.

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
Scullins Steel         21  10   6   5   40  28  25
DeAndreis              21   9   7   5   36  33  23
Ben Millers            21   8   7   6   37  41  22
St. Louis Screw        21   4  11   6   28  39  14

Champion:  Scullins Steel


                      1922-23

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
Vesper-Buicks          17   8   4   5   28  16  22
Scullin Steels         17   5   5   7   20  21  17
Hoover Sweepers        17   5   5   7   21  25  17
Ben Millers            17   4   8   5   28  35  13

Champion:  Vesper-Buick

                        1923-24

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
Vesper Buicks          13   9   2   2   30  15  20
Barrett Hoovers        13   6   4   3   28  20  15
Scullin Steels         13   3   6   4   17  22  10
Ben Millers            13   2   8   4   23  35   7

Champion:  Vesper Buick


                       1924-25

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
Ben Millers            18  11   4   3   54  26  25
Vesper Buicks          18  10   4   4   32  25  24
Scullins Steel         18   4   7   7   25  34  15
Raticanís              18   2   12   4  19  45   8

Champion:  Ben Millers


                       1925-26

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
Ben Millers            14   8   3   3   42  31  19
Vesper Buicks          14   7   4   3   40  27  17
Raticanís              14   4   6   4   27  39  12
Wellstonís             14   3   9   2   30  42   8

Champion:  Ben Millers


                       1926-27

Vesper Buicks became White Banner.

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
Ben Millers            12   8   3   1   34  22  17
Wellston               12   7   3   2   36  22  16
White Banner           12   4   6   2   23  33  10
Raticanís              12   1   8   3   21  35   5
Chicago Sparta          4   2   1   1    8   7   5
Chicago withdrew 11/16/26.

Champion:  Ben Millers


                       1927-28

Raticanís became Tablers

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
Tablers                14   8   3   3   42  31  19
Wellstonís             14   5   6   3   27  28  13
Ben Millers            14   5   7   2   28  35  12
Morgan Haulers         14   3   5   6   22  25  12

Champion:  Tablers


                        1928-29

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
Tablers                17   8   5   4   39   3  20
Madison Kennels        17   7   5   5   47  30  19
Ben Millers            17   5   7   5   28  41  15
Wellstonís             17   4   7   6   42  53  14

Champion:  Tablers


                        1929-30

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
Tablers                14   7   4   3   30  28  17
Hellrungs              14   5   5   4   23  21  14
Ben Millers            14   3   4   7   28  29  13
Madison Kennels        14   4   6   4   29  32  12

Champion:  Tablers


                        1930-31

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
Coca Colas             17   7   6   4   33  43  18
Tablers                17   7   7   3   40  26  17
Hellrungs              17   7   7   3   42  35  17
Ben Millers            17   6   7   4   29  40  16

Champion:  Coca Colas


                        1931-32

Hellrungs became Stix Baer & Fuller

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
Coca Colas             16   7   5   4   37  31  18
Ben Millers            16   7   7   2   35  32  16
Stix Baer & Fuller     15   6   6   3   25  26  15
Andersons              15   5   7   3   30  38  13

Champion:  Coca Colas


                        1932-33

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
Stix Baer & Fuller     15  10   2   3   39  28  23
Andersons              15   4   5   6   25  26  14
Ben Millers            15   5   8   2   32  32  12
Coca Colas             15   5   9   1   28  38  11

Champion:  Stix, Baer & Fuller


                        1933-34

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
Stix Baer & Fuller     13   9   2   2   38  15  20
Ben Millers            13   6   6   1   30  36  13
Andersons              13   4   6   3   31  33  11
Minit-Rubs             13   4   9   0   24  39   8

Champion:  Stix Baer & Fuller


                         1934-35

Stix Baer & Fuller became Central Breweries

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
Central Breweries      15  10   2   3   46  17  23
Marreís                15   7   3   4   35  22  18
Hellrungs              15   5   7   3   13  35  13
Ben Millers            15   0  10   4   12  38   4

Champion:  Central Breweries


                          1935-36

Champion:  Burke Undertakers


                          1936-37

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts

Burke Undertakers       9   6   2   1   17  14  13
Lotus                   9   4   4   1   17  16   9
Optimists               9   2   3   4   12  13   8
Town Criers             9   2   5   2   14  19   6

Champion:  Burke Undertakers


                           1937-38

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
St. Matthews           10   6   0   4   32  15  16
St. Patricks           10   3   4   3   17  16   9
South Sides            10   3   5   2   12  24   8
Burke Undertakers      10   0   3   7   16  20   7

Champion:  St. Matthews


                            1938-39

In lieu of the regular season, the league organized the 
"Inter-city Soccer Loop", a somewhat sporadic series between
teams of Cleveland, Chicago and St. Louis.  The teams also 
played Peel Cup and exhibition games.

                       GP   W   L   T   GF  GA  Pts
Chicago Sparta          4   4   0   0   11   5   8
Manhattan Beer (Chic.)  5   3   1   1   21   3   7
Lindell Trust (St.L.)   6   2   2   2    8  13   6
Burkeís Undertakers     5   0   4   1    6  12   1
Bartunek Slavias (Clev.)1   0   1   0    0   4   0


St. Louis Major Soccer League Champs

1948  De Andris Council
1949  Paul Schulte's
1950  Simpkins
1951  Zenthoefers
1953  Saint Louis Raiders
1953  Kutis



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