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

Birds on the Bat

April 8, 1922

 

— Greatest Moments —

 
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By Jason Voigt, June 17, 2020
1. Birds on the Bat Marker
Inscription.  St. Louisans received their first glimpse of the "birds-on-the-bat" jersey in a pre-season game against the Browns. The logo was inspired by table decorations designed by Allie May Schmidt for a men's luncheon in Ferguson, MO attended by Cardinals GM Branch Rickey.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicSportsWomen. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, St. Louis Cardinals Greatest Moments ⚾️ series list.
 
Location. 38° 37.339′ N, 90° 11.667′ W. Marker is in Downtown in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on South 8th Street (Old U.S. 66) 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. St. Louis on Top (here, next to this marker); First Harvest (here, next to this marker); Sportsman's Park (here, next to this marker); First Triple Crown (here, next to this marker); Heroic Efforts (here,
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next to this marker); First No-Hitter (here, next to this marker); Presidential Visit (a few steps from this marker); Bottomley's 12 RBI's (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
Additional keywords. baseball, Major League Baseball, General Manager
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 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. Photo   1. submitted on September 3, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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Feb. 28, 2021