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

Seat Cushions Galore

April 18, 1987

 

— Greatest Moments —

 
Seat Cushions Galore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 14, 2020
1. Seat Cushions Galore Marker
Inscription.  Tom Herr hit a 10th-inning walk-off grand slam, the first of his career to beat the New York Mets on Seat Cushion Night as thousands of fans tossed their seat cushions into the air in jubilation.
 
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° 37.314′ N, 90° 11.501′ 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. Laga's Legacy (here, next to this marker); Three Million (here, next to this marker); NL Pennant (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named NL Pennant (here, next to this marker); Go Crazy Folks! (here, next to this marker); Home Run for Lawless (here, next to this marker); Forsch Strikes Again
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(a few steps from this marker); The Secret Weapon (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
Also see . . .
1. NYM@STL: Herr hits a walk-off grand slam (video). From MLB's YouTube channel, this shows Herr's grand slam as well as the fans throwing their cushions onto the field. (Submitted on August 1, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 

2. Tom Herr on Wikipedia. Wiki page for the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer, who played for that team from 1979 to 1988. He retired in 1991 with one of the highest all-time career fielding percentages (.989) for a second baseman in the National League. (Submitted on August 1, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Additional keywords. baseball, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals
 
 
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 60 times since then and 27 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 1, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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