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World Champions

October 15, 1946

 

— 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 Boston Red Sox 4-3 in Game Seven to win their sixth World Championship. Harry Brecheen pitched his third victory in the series and Enos Slaughter's "Mad Dash" home from first on a double by Harry Walker proved to be the game's winning run.
 
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 15, 1946.
 
Location. 38° 37.403′ N, 90° 11.641′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on South 8th Street south of Clark Avenue. 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. NL Pennant (here, next to this marker); Red Rips a Winner (here, next to this marker); One Million (here, next to this marker); Alston Breaks Barrier (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named World Champions (here, next to this marker); Five for Musial (here, next to this marker); Cooper's Shutout
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(a few steps from this marker); Musial Ends Marathon (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
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 77 times since then and 5 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 28, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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Jul. 7, 2022