Downtown in St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Enos Bradsher Slaughter
New York A.L. 1954-1955, 1956-1959
Kansas City A.L. 1955-1956
Milwaukee N.L. 1959
Hard-nosed hustling performer who played the game with intensity and determination. Flat, level wing made him a lifetime .300 hitter who invariably came through in clutch situations. Excellent outfielder with strong arm. During baserunner famous for his mad dash home to win 1946 World Series.
Unveiled July 18, 1999
This statue features Enos sliding across home plate to end his famous mad dash and provide the winning run in the 1946 World Series. The last of the Gas House Gang, he hustled his way through a 19-year big league career and to a Hall of Fame induction in 1985. Nicknamed "Country" he finished his Major League career with 2383 hits and even .300 batting average.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
Location. 38° 37.426′ N, 90° 11.64′ 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. Jay Hanna (Dizzy) Dean (here, next to this marker); Osborne "Ozzie" Smith (a few steps from this marker); Stanley Frank Musial (a few steps from this marker); Albert Fred Schoendienst (a few steps from this marker); Boyer's Grand Slam (a few steps from this marker); Model of Consistency (a few steps from this marker); Louis Clark Brock (a few steps from this marker); Robert Gibson (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
Additional keywords. baseball, Major League Baseball
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 3, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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