“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)

First Harvest

August 16, 1922


— Greatest Moments —

First Harvest Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, June 17, 2020
1. First Harvest Marker
Inscription.  Jim Bottomley became the first player to be called up to the parent club from Branch Rickey's extensive new farm system. This revolutionary approach to player development led to great Cardinals teams in the 20's, 30's and 40's, and changed the business of professional baseball forever.
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. A significant historical date for this entry is August 18, 1922.
Location. 38° 37.341′ N, 90° 11.666′ W. Marker is 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. First Triple Crown (here, next to this marker); Birds on the Bat (here, next to this marker); First No-Hitter (here, next to this marker); St. Louis on Top (here, next to this marker); Bottomley's 12 RBI's (here, next to this marker); Sportsman's Park
First Harvest Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, June 17, 2020
2. First Harvest Marker
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(here, next to this marker); Second Triple Crown (a few steps from this marker); Heroic Efforts (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
Additional keywords. baseball, Major League Baseball
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 90 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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May. 16, 2022