St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
October 9, 1934
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 9, 1934.
Location. 38° 37.356′ N, 90° 11.66′ 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. Double Dose of Dean (here, next to this marker); Six for Moore (here, next to this marker); Seventeen Strike Outs (here, next to this marker); Medwick is King (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named World Champions (here, next to this marker); Under the Lights (here, NL Pennant (a few steps from this marker); Warneke is Wonderful (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
Also see . . . 1934 World Series on Wikipedia. The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Detroit Tigers in seven games (4-3). The Cardinals were led by the Dean brothers (Dizzy and Paul "Daffy"), and the team was known as the "Gashouse Gang" during that season because of their dirty uniforms and humorous nature. (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 85 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on October 29, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.