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

Gibson Gets Five

June 26, 1968


— Greatest Moments —

Gibson Gets Five Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, June 17, 2020
1. Gibson Gets Five Marker
Inscription.  In a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Busch Memorial Stadium, Bob Gibson pitched his 5th straight shutout.
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 June 26, 1968.
Location. 38° 37.374′ N, 90° 11.476′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on South Broadway south of Clark Avenue, on the right when traveling south. 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. Back-to-Back No-Hitters (here, next to this marker); World Champions (here, next to this marker); Gibson Dominates (here, next to this marker); Two Million (here, next to this marker); NL Pennant (here, next to this marker); 5 Shutouts for Jaster (here, next to this marker); World Series Record (a few steps from this marker); All-Stars at Busch (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 6 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 23, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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