The new franchise in Aberdeen, wanted the backing of Major League Baseball, and sought a franchise to associate with. David Trombley tells us that the team's secretary traveled to St. Louis to meet with the Browns, complete with a bouquet of roses and chamber of commerce brochures. The courtship was a success. Aberdeen signed a long term agreement and the new St. Louis Browns franchise became a fixture in Aberdeen.

Photograph courtesy of the
Dacotah Prairie Museum.