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World Champions

October 9, 1944

 

— Greatest Moments —

 
World Champions Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, June 17, 2020
1. World Champions Marker
Inscription.  The Cardinals defeated the St. Louis Browns 3-1 in Game Six to win their fifth World Championship. The all-St. Louis "Streetcar Series" was played entirely in Sportsman's Park. This was the only pennant for the AL Browns, who later moved to Baltimore after the 1953 season.
 
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 9, 1944.
 
Location. 38° 37.4′ N, 90° 11.643′ 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. Cooper's Shutout (here, next to this marker); One Million (here, next to this marker); NL Pennant (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named NL Pennant (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named World Champions (here, next to this marker); Musial is Amazing
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(here, next to this marker); Red Rips a Winner (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named World Champions (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
Also see . . .  1944 World Series on Wikipedia. Dubbed by the local press as the "Trolley Series" and the "St. Louis Showdown" this was the only World Series match between St. Louis MLB teams. This was also one of two World Series that featured two teams from the same city outside New York (the other was in Chicago in 1906). On another historical note, Sportsman's Park was the last ballpark to have all of its World Series games throughout that season until 2020. (Submitted on January 28, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Additional keywords. baseball, Major League Baseball
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 28, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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May. 17, 2022