“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)

Bottomley's 12 RBI's

September 16, 1924


— Greatest Moments —

Bottomley's 12 RBI's Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, June 17, 2020
1. Bottomley's 12 RBI's Marker
Inscription.  Jim Bottomley collected 12 runs batted during a 17-3 romp against the Brooklyn Dodgers, which set a National League record for runs batted in during a single game.
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 September 16, 1924.
Location. 38° 37.344′ 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 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. First No-Hitter (here, next to this marker); Second Triple Crown (here, next to this marker); First Triple Crown (here, next to this marker); Taking the Lead (here, next to this marker); First Harvest (here, next to this marker); NL Pennant (here, next to this marker); Birds on the Bat (a few steps from this marker); World Champions (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
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 Jim Bottomley on Wikipedia. Bottomley (1900-1959), as of September 2020, holds the MLB record today for most runs batted in during one game; however, this was later tied by Mark Whiten (also a Cardinal) on September 7, 1993. Bottomley is also known as the only man to be sued for hitting a home run when a fan was hit by the ball when he was not looking. He was elected posthumously to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1974 by the Veterans Committee, as well as being elected to the Cardinals Hall of Fame in 2014. (Submitted on September 3, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
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 78 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 3, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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