St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
October 10, 1926
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 October 10, 1926.
Location. 38° 37.348′ N, 90° 11.663′ 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. 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 marker); Second Triple Crown 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 St. Louis.
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 83 times since then and 6 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on September 3, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.