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In 1882, National League baseball games were too pricey for regular Joes to attend. In a forward-thinking maneuver, a German-born biergarten owner who knew nothing about baseball bought the St. Louis Browns baseball team in an effort to sell more beer. This act led to the creation of the short-lived American Association, but more importantly, it revitalized the sport and made it palatable to the working class and America's immigrants.