St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Medwick is King
October 3, 1937
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 3, 1937.
Location. 38° 37.358′ N, 90° 11.659′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on South 8th Street 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. Six for Moore (here, next to this marker); Under the Lights (here, next to this marker); World Champions (here, next to this marker); Warneke is Wonderful (here, next to this marker); Double Dose of Dean (here, next to this marker); Seventeen Strike Outs (a few steps from this marker); The First of Many (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named World Champions (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
Also see . . . Joe Medwick on Wikipedia. Medwick (1911-1975) was part of the St. Louis Cardinals' "Gashouse Gang" during the 1930's, being part of the team's successful 1934 season. In 1937, he was named the National League's Most Valuable Player, batting champion and home run leader. As of 2020, Medwick was the most recent National Leaguer to win the Triple Crown award. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1968, and the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame in 2014 (inaugural class). (Submitted on October 29, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
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 86 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on October 29, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.