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Grand Slam in Canada

April 14, 1969

 

— Greatest Moments —

 
Grand Slam in Canada Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 17, 2020
1. Grand Slam in Canada Marker
Inscription.  Dal Maxvill hit a grand slam home run against the Montreal Expos, in the first ever Major League Baseball game in Canada.
 
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 April 14, 1969.
 
Location. 38° 37.367′ N, 90° 11.479′ 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. 7 Straight for Gibby (here, next to this marker); Carlton Baffles Mets (here, next to this marker); World Series Record (here, next to this marker); Two for Gibson (here, next to this marker); NL Pennant (here, next to this marker); No-Hitter for Gibson (here, next to this marker); Gibson Dominates (a few steps from this marker); 3,000 Strike Outs (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
Also see . . .  Dal Maxvill on Wikipedia.
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A look at his MLB playing career, as well as his bio. Like most pitchers during his era, 1968 was considered by baseball analysts as his best year. Primarily a pitcher, Maxvill would hit six home runs during his career. (Submitted on July 23, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
 
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 93 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 23, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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