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Vesper Buick was a U.S. soccer team established in 1922 in St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis is an independent city on the eastern border of Missouri, United States. With a population of 319,294, it was the 58th-largest U.S. city at the 2010 U.S. Census. The Greater St...

. The team played in the St. Louis Soccer League
St. Louis Soccer League
The St. Louis Soccer League was a soccer league based in St. Louis, Missouri, that existed from 1907 to 1938. At its founding, it was the only fully professional soccer league in the United States.-History:...

, winning two league titles and losing the 1924 National Challenge Cup
1924 National Challenge Cup
The 1923–24 National Challenge Cup was the annual open cup held by the United States Football Association now known as the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.-Open Cup Bracket:Home teams listed on top of bracket: replay after tied match...

. The team changed sponsorship in 1926, becoming White Banner.

History


Vesper Buick was sponsored by the Vesper Buick company for its four seasons. When it entered the St. Louis Soccer League
St. Louis Soccer League
The St. Louis Soccer League was a soccer league based in St. Louis, Missouri, that existed from 1907 to 1938. At its founding, it was the only fully professional soccer league in the United States.-History:...

 in 1922, it quickly rose to dominance, winning the league title. It repeated as champion the next season, before finishing second the next two seasons. On May 30, 1924, Vesper Buick fell to the Fall River Marksmen
Fall River Marksmen
Fall River Marksmen was a United States soccer club, based in Fall River, Massachusetts. They originally played as Fall River United before becoming known as the Marksmen after their owner, Sam Mark. During the 1920s and early 1930s they were one of the most successful soccer clubs in the United...

 of the American Soccer League
American Soccer League
The American Soccer League has been a name used by three different professional soccer leagues in the United States. The first American Soccer League was established in 1921 by the merger of teams from the National Association Football League and the Southern New England Soccer League. For...

 in the National Challenge Cup. The game, won 4-2 by the Marksmen, was played in St. Louis at the High School Field.

Record

Year Record League Open Cup
1922-1923 8-4-5 Champion First Round
1923-1924 9-2-2 Champion Final
1924-1925 10-4-4 2nd Did not enter
1925-1926 7-4-3 2nd Final