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

Laga's Legacy

September 15, 1986

 

— Greatest Moments —

 
Laga's Legacy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 14, 2020
1. Laga's Legacy Marker
Inscription.  In a game against the New York Mets, Cardinals player Mike Laga hit the only ball to leave Busch Stadium (1966-2005). The left-hander crushed a foul ball that sailed through an arch approximately two-thirds of the way down the first base line.
 
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° 37.315′ N, 90° 11.5′ W. Marker is in Downtown 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. Seat Cushions Galore (here, next to this marker); NL Pennant (here, next to this marker); Go Crazy Folks! (here, next to this marker); Three Million (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named NL Pennant (here, next to this marker); Forsch Strikes Again
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(here, next to this marker); Home Run for Lawless (a few steps from this marker); World Champions (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
Also see . . .  Laga hits a foul ball out of Busch Stadium (video). From MLB's YouTube channel, the hit with Laga having a good laugh after a brief moment. Paul Goldschmidt would somewhat repeat that after he hit a foul ball out of Busch Stadium (III) on June 21, 2019. (Submitted on August 1, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 25 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 1, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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