Western League: 1886-1887, 1898, 1900-1905, 1910-1926, 1930-1935
Western Association: 1889, 1893-1897, 1906, 1927, 1939-1941, 1946-1951, 1953-1954
American Association: 2006 -
Located on the Missouri River, St. Joseph is a charming city with a captivating history. In fact the name “Blacksnakes” harkens back to the original Blacksnake Hills Trading Post, which later became the city of St. Joseph, founded by Joseph Robidoux. St. Joseph serves as a gateway to the Wild West as the home of the Pony Express and the site where the notorious Jesse James fell.
Today, Saint Joseph is a thriving community of over 72,000 people. The city attracts large and small businesses alike with it diverse workforce, low crime, and beautiful architecture. Small town charm meets city conveniences with trendy shopping, locally owned restaurants, and a variety of museums. The citizens of St. Joseph proudly celebrate their city with several parades and festivals throughout the year.
St. Joseph is located 35 miles north of Kansas City International Airport,
and sits at the crossroads Interstate 29 and US Highway 36.