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

Go Crazy Folks!

October 14, 1985

 
 
Go Crazy Folks! Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 14, 2020
1. Go Crazy Folks! Marker
Inscription.  Ozzie Smith socked the first left handed home run of his career off Tom Niedenfuer of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the ninth inning to give the Cardinals a 3-2 win in Game 5 of the NLCS, prompting broadcaster Jack Buck to exclaim, "Go Crazy, Folks! Go Crazy!"
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansSports. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, St. Louis Cardinals Greatest Moments series list.
 
Location. 38° 37.317′ N, 90° 11.5′ W. Marker is in Downtown in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on South Broadway, on the right when traveling east. Marker is outside Busch Stadium. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 S Broadway, 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); Forsch Strikes Again (here, next to this marker); Laga's Legacy (here, next to this marker); World Champions (here, next to this marker); Seat Cushions Galore (here, next to this marker); Flooded with Runs
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(here, next to this marker); Three Million (a few steps from this marker); Rookie Sensation (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
Also see . . .  1985 NLCS Gm5: Ozzie Smith's walk-off homer wins Game 5 (video). From MLB's YouTube channel: Ozzie "The Wizard" Smith's unlikely ninth-inning homer off the Dodgers' Tom Niedenfuer moved St. Louis within one game of the NL Pennant. This would be one of broadcaster Jack Buck's most-famous calls (heard in the video). (Submitted on August 1, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on August 1, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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