“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

3,000 Hits

August 13, 1979


— Greatest Moments —

3,000 Hits Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 17, 2020
1. 3,000 Hits Marker
Inscription.  Lou Brock earned the 3,000th hit of his career with a single off Dennis Lamp of the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium. The Cubs were the team that originally traded Brock to the Cardinals in 1964.
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.
Location. 38° 37.355′ 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. Switch-Hitting First (here, next to this marker); Freed in a Pinch (here, next to this marker); Forsch is Fantastic (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
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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.
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 97 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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