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World Series Record

October 2, 1968

 

— Greatest Moments —

 
World Series Record Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 17, 2020
1. World Series Record Marker
Inscription.  Bob Gibson set a Major League Baseball record by striking out 17 batters in Game one of the World Series. The Cardinals defeated AL MVP Denny McLain and the Tigers 4-0.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansSports. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, St. Louis Cardinals Greatest Moments ⚾️ series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 2, 1968.
 
Location. 38° 37.37′ N, 90° 11.478′ 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. NL Pennant (here, next to this marker); 7 Straight for Gibby (here, next to this marker); Grand Slam in Canada (here, next to this marker); Gibson Dominates (here, next to this marker); Back-to-Back No-Hitters (here, next to this marker); Carlton Baffles Mets (here, next to this marker); Gibson Gets Five
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(a few steps from this marker); Two for Gibson (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 87 times since then and 3 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 23, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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