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World Champions

October 5, 1942

 

— Greatest Moments —

 
World Champions Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, June 17, 2020
1. World Champions Marker
Inscription.  The Cardinals beat the New York Yankees 4-2 in Game Five to win their fourth World Championship. Enos Slaughter and Whitey Kurowski led the way with home runs, and catcher Walker Cooper picked a runner off second to strike a Yankees rally in the bottom of the ninth.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, St. Louis Cardinals Greatest Moments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 5, 1942.
 
Location. 38° 37.395′ N, 90° 11.645′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on South 8th Street south of Clark Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Clark Avenue, Saint Louis MO 63102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Musial is Amazing (here, next to this marker); NL Pennant (here, next to this marker); Cooper's Shutout (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named World Champions (a few steps from this marker); One Million (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named NL Pennant
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(a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named World Champions (a few steps from this marker); Red Rips a Winner (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
Also see . . .  1942 World Series on Wikipedia. This was the first World Series where the two teams faced off against each other since 1926. Enos Slaughter and Stan Musial helped lead the Cardinals during their successful season. (Submitted on October 29, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Additional keywords. Baseball, Major League Baseball
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 3 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 29, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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May. 27, 2022