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

Freed in a Pinch

May 1, 1979

 

— Greatest Moments —

 
Freed in a Pinch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 17, 2020
1. Freed in a Pinch Marker
Inscription.  With the Cardinals down by three, Roger Freed beat the Houston Astros in the 11th inning on a two-out, pinch-hit grand slam home run.
 
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° 37.356′ N, 90° 11.484′ 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. Forsch is Fantastic (here, next to this marker); 3,000 Hits (here, next to this marker); Switch-Hitting First (here, next to this marker); Brock Surpasses Cobb (here, next to this marker); 25 Innings = 1 Win (a few steps from 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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 Roger Freed on Wikipedia. Played for MLB from 1970-1979, for four different teams; the last three years were for the St. Louis Cardinals where he was a fan favorite. (Submitted on July 23, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Additional keywords. baseball, Major League Baseball
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 23, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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