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

NL Membership

April 12, 1892

 

— Greatest Moments —

 
NL Membership Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 17, 2020
1. NL Membership Marker
Inscription.  St. Louis' membership in the National League officially began on this date, when 8,640 fans saw the National League St. Louis Browns lose on Opening Day to the Chicago Colts by a score of 14-10.
 
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° 37.332′ N, 90° 11.67′ W. Marker is in Downtown in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on 8th Street south of Spruce Street, on the right when traveling north. 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. Cardinal Red (here, next to this marker); NY Honors Bresnahan (here, next to this marker); Presidential Visit (here, next to this marker); Heroic Efforts (a few steps from this marker); Sportsman's Park (a few steps from this marker); St. Louis on Top (a few steps from this marker); Birds on the Bat (a few steps from this marker); First Harvest (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
More about this marker. This is the first of the St. Louis Cardinals' Greatest Moments sidewalk plaques, as they are told in chronological order from 1892 to 2009. They are told from the southwest to the northwest corners of Busch Stadium, and then resumes at the northeast corner to the southwest corner of the stadium.
 
Additional keywords.
NL Membership Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 17, 2020
2. NL Membership Marker
Wide view, located near the southwestern corner of Busch Stadium grounds
baseball, Major League Baseball
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 73 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 26, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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