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Double Dose of Dean

September 21, 1934

 

— Greatest Moments —

 
Double Dose of Dean Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, June 17, 2020
1. Double Dose of Dean Marker
Inscription.  Dizzy Dean pitched a 3-hit shutout in the first game of a doubleheader against Brooklyn. Not to be overshadowed, Paul Dean pitched a no-hitter in the second game. After, Dizzy stated "If I'da known he was going to throw one, I'da thrown one too."
 
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 21, 1934.
 
Location. 38° 37.355′ N, 90° 11.661′ 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. Seventeen Strike Outs (here, next to this marker); World Champions (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named World Champions (here, next to this marker); Six for Moore (here, next to this marker); NL Pennant (here, next to this marker); Medwick is King (here,
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next to this marker); Race for First Place (a few steps from this marker); Under the Lights (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
Also see . . .  Dizzy Dean on Wikipedia. Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean (1910-1974) was one of the most popular St. Louis Cardinals players ever, especially during the "Gashouse Gang" era (1934 season). He was a four-time All-Star during his playing years with the Cardinals. In 1938, he would play for the Chicago Cubs but an injury shortened his career. Dean would make a one-game comeback in 1947, pitching for the St. Louis Browns while expressing his disappointment in the pitching staff. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1953. (Submitted on October 29, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Additional keywords. baseball, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals
 
 
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 92 times since then and 6 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 29, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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May. 28, 2022