St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
July 17, 1924
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 July 17, 1924.
Location. 38° 37.343′ N, 90° 11.665′ 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 west. 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); Bottomley's 12 RBI's (here, next to this marker); First Harvest (here, next to this marker); Second Triple Crown (here, next to this marker); Taking the Lead (here, next to this marker); Birds on the Bat (here, next to this NL Pennant (a few steps from this marker); St. Louis on Top (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
Regarding First No-Hitter. This was the first of ten no-hitters for the St. Louis Cardinals. The most recent (as of September 2020) was on September 3, 2001 (pitched by Bud Smith).
Also see . . . Jesse Haines on Wikipedia. Haines (1893-1978) spent most of his career with the Cardinals, and pitched on three World Championship teams. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1970 by the Veterans Committee, which was controversial because some of his former teammates served on the committee. Haines was elected to the Cardinals Hall of Fame in 2014. (Submitted on September 3, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
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 87 times since then and 7 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on September 3, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.