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

Forsch is Fantastic

April 16, 1978

 

— Greatest Moments —

 
Forsch is Fantastic Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 17, 2020
1. Forsch is Fantastic Marker
Inscription.  Bob Forsch threw a no-hitter against the Philadelphia Phillies, winning 5-0 for the first Cardinals no-hitter in St. Louis since 1934.
 
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.
 
Location. 38° 37.357′ N, 90° 11.483′ 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. Freed in a Pinch (here, next to this marker); Brock Surpasses Cobb (here, next to this marker); 3,000 Hits (here, next to this marker); Switch-Hitting First (here, next to this marker); 25 Innings = 1 Win (here, next to this marker); Stealing the Record (a few steps from this marker); 3,000 Strike Outs (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.
 
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 Bob Forsch gets Larry Bowa to complete his no-hitter (video). From MLB's YouTube channel, this is the broadcast of Forsch's no-hitter moment on April 16, 1978. (Submitted on July 24, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Additional keywords. baseball, Major League Baseball
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 24, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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