“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)

World Champions

October 20, 1982


— Greatest Moments —

World Champions Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, June 14, 2020
1. World Champions Marker
Inscription.  The Cardinals won their first World Series since 1967 with a 6-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers in Game Seven. Catcher Darrell Porter was named the World Series Most Valuable Player on the strength of his clutch hitting and solid defense.
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 October 20, 1982.
Location. 38° 37.319′ N, 90° 11.499′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on South Broadway south of Spruce Street, 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. Flooded with Runs (here, next to this marker); Forsch Strikes Again (here, next to this marker); Rookie Sensation (here, next to this marker); Go Crazy Folks! (here, next to this marker); Smith Steals Five (here, next to this marker); NL Pennant (here, next to this marker); Laga's Legacy
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(a few steps from this marker); Brummer Steals Home (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
Also see . . .
1. Cardinals win the 1982 World Series (video). From MLB's YouTube channel, this shows the last moment of Game Seven. Bruce Sutter gets the final out in Game 7 as the Cardinals defeat the Brewers in the 1982 World Series. (Submitted on July 31, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 

2. Darrell Porter on Wikipedia. A detailed look at the 1982 World Series MVP's career, who also was an All-Star during his days as a Milwaukee Brewer and Kansas City Royal. Porter played for the Cardinals from the 1981 to 1985 seasons. He died in 2002 of an accidental drug overdose. (Submitted on July 31, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
Additional keywords. baseball, Major League Baseball
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 31, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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