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Hard-Hittin' Whiten

September 7, 1993

 

— Greatest Moments —

 
Hard-Hittin' Whiten Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 14, 2020
1. Hard-Hittin' Whiten Marker
Inscription.  In a game against the Cincinnati Reds, Mark Whiten became the first Cardinals player to hit four home runs in one game. Whiten also collected 12 runs batted in which tied Jim Bottomley's franchise record originally set in 1924.
 
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. A significant historical date for this entry is September 7, 1993.
 
Location. 38° 37.308′ N, 90° 11.503′ 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. The Largest Crowd (here, next to this marker); The Secret Weapon (here, next to this marker); Like it Oughta Be (here, next to this marker); Home Run for Lawless (here, next to this marker); NL Pennant (here, next to this marker); Opening Day Slam (here, next to this
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marker); Big Shot for Big Mac (a few steps from this marker); Three Million (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
 
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 70 times since then and 3 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 31, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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