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

7 Straight for Gibby

October 6, 1968

 

— Greatest Moments —

 
7 Straight for Gibby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 17, 2020
1. 7 Straight for Gibby Marker
Inscription.  Bob Gibson won his 7th consecutive World Series game, a streak that started in Game One of the 1964 World Series. He soundly defeated the Detroit Tigers in Game Four by a score of 10-1 but his streak ended when he was defeated in Game Seven 4-1, by Mickey Lolich.
 
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 6, 1968.
 
Location. 38° 37.368′ N, 90° 11.479′ W. Marker is in Downtown 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. Grand Slam in Canada (here, next to this marker); World Series Record (here, next to this marker); Carlton Baffles Mets (here, next to this marker); NL Pennant (here, next to this marker); Two for Gibson (here, next to this marker); Gibson Dominates
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(here, next to this marker); Back-to-Back No-Hitters (a few steps from this marker); No-Hitter for 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 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 77 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on July 23, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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