Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

World Champions

October 10, 1926

 

— Greatest Moments —

 
World Champions Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 17, 2020
1. World Champions Marker
Inscription.  With a 1-run lead and the bases loaded in the 7th inning of Game Seven, Rogers Hornsby called in Grover Cleveland Alexander. Alexander struck out Tony Lazzen and finished the game with 2 1/3 scoreless innings to clinch the team's first World Championship.
 
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° 37.348′ N, 90° 11.663′ 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. NL Pennant (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named NL Pennant (here, next to this marker); Race for First Place (here, next to this marker); Taking the Lead (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named NL Pennant (here, next to this
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
marker); Second Triple Crown (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named World Champions (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.
 
Also see . . .  1926 World Series on Wikipedia. Not only was it the St. Louis Cardinals' first appearance at the World Series, but it was also their first of 11 World Championship wins. This was the only World Series that ended with a baserunner being caught stealing. Rogers Hornsby caught Babe Ruth at that moment. (Submitted on September 3, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Additional keywords. baseball, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals
 
 
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.
Paid Advertisement
Mar. 6, 2021