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Skinker DeBaliviere in St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Whitey Herzog

Born November 9, 1931

 
 
Whitey Herzog Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 7, 2018
1. Whitey Herzog Marker
Inscription.  Beloved Cardinals manager Dorrel "Whitey" Herzog enjoyed a solid, eight-year playnig career from 1956-1963, but in his own words, "baseball has been good to me since I quit trying to play it." He managed the Kansas City Royals to three straight division titles from 1976-78, and was hired as a Cardinals manager in 1980. His brand of "Whiteyball," based on speed, defense and pitching, electrified Cardinals fans for 10 seasons. Herzog won three pennants and the 1982 World Series title with the Cardinals, and was named NL Manager of the Year in 1986. Finishing his managerial career with 1281 wins and a .532 winning percentage. Whitey Herzog was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2010.
 
Erected by St. Louis Walk of Fame.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, St. Louis Walk of Fame series list. A significant historical date for this entry is November 9, 1931.
 
Location. 38° 39.312′ N, 90° 17.897′ W. Marker is in Skinker DeBaliviere in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on Delmar Boulevard west
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of North Skinker Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6152 Delmar Boulevard, Saint Louis MO 63112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Curt Flood (here, next to this marker); Donny Hathaway (here, next to this marker); Cedric the Entertainer (here, next to this marker); Ntozake Shange (here, next to this marker); The 5th Dimension (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Hart Benton (a few steps from this marker); Henry Hampton (within shouting distance of this marker); William Holden (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Skinker DeBaliviere.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 13, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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