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Father of August Anheuser Busch Jr.--St. Louis super hero

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August Anheuser Busch Was Born
March 28, 1899

In 1953, St. Louis baseball fans almost lost their beloved team to Milwaukee or Houston. The Cardinals would have moved to either of those cities if a man, better known for beer than for baseball, had not rescued the team. Born on March 28, 1899, August Anheuser Busch Jr. rode in and saved the day by purchasing the St. Louis Cardinals. Although he didn't really ride in behind a team of horses on that day, he would later on.
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