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

Race for First Place

September 16, 1930

 

— Greatest Moments —

 
Race for First Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 17, 2020
1. Race for First Place Marker
Inscription.  During a heated pennant race, Bill Hallahan no-hit the Dodgers through 7 innings to beat Dazzy Vance, which moved the Cardinals into a tie for first place with Brooklyn. The win was the Cardinals 30th in 38 games and ended the Dodgers' ten game winning streak.
 
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° 37.35′ N, 90° 11.662′ 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); World Champions (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named World Champions (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named NL Pennant
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(here, next to this marker); Seventeen Strike Outs (here, next to this marker); Double Dose of Dean (a few steps from this marker); Taking the Lead (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
Also see . . .  Bill Hallahan on Wikipedia. "Wild Bill" Hallahan (1902-1981) played most of his career with the Cardinals (1925-1926, 1929-1936). During those years, he made three World Series appearances (1926, 1931, 1934). He was a native of Binghamton, New York. (Submitted on October 29, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Additional keywords. baseball, Major League Baseball
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 57 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 29, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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Feb. 26, 2021