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History happened here.

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  • 05/03/19--20:31: 5 Shutouts for Jaster
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    Larry Jaster shut out the Los Angeles Dodgers for his Major League Baseball record-tying fifth shutout of the season.

    (Sports) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/03/19--20:34: Two Million
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    For the first time in franchise history, the Cardinals passed the two million mark in attendance, fueled by a pennant-winning team and the first full-season in Busch Memorial Stadium (1966-2005).

    (Sports) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/03/19--20:37: World Champions
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    The Cardinals beat the Boston Red Sox 7-2 in Game Seven to win their eighth World Championship. Bob Gibson, in his third win of the Series, defeated Boston starter Jim Lonborg, in spite of the Boston morning paper's headline . . .

    (Communications • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/03/19--20:41: Gibson Gets Five
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    In a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Busch Memorial Stadium, Bob Gibson pitched his 5th straight shutout.

    (Sports) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/03/19--20:44: Back-to-Back No-Hitters
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    Ray Washburn pitched a no-hitter at Candlestick Park vs. the San Francisco Giants one day after Gaylord Perry pitched a no-hitter vs. the Cardinals in the same series.

    (Sports) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/03/19--20:49: Gibson Dominates
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    Having posted a 1.12 earned run average, Bob Gibson was awarded the National League Most Valuable Player Award and became the first Cardinal to win the Cy Young award. Gibson reflected years later, "I'd like to think I'd . . .

    (Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/03/19--20:53: NL Pennant
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    The Cardinals clinched the National League pennant with a 7-4 victory over the Astros in Houston. Curt Flood led the charge with five hits and Roger Maris smashed his last career home run (275) in the earliest National League clincher since 1955.

    (Sports) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/03/19--20:59: World Series Record
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    Bob Gibson set a Major League Baseball record by striking out 17 batters in Game one of the World Series. The Cardinals defeated AL MVP Denny McLain and the Tigers 4-0.

    (Sports) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/03/19--21:06: El Portal Theatre
  • North Hollywood, California.
    Hollywood Comes North The community of North Hollywood was still a year away from being given that official name when a jewel box of a theatre called the "El Portal" opened in October of 1926. The world was still a year away . . .

    (Architecture • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/03/19--21:22: Korean War Memorial
  • Gardner, Massachusetts.
    In honor of all those who served in the armed forces of the United States from the city of Gardner during Korean Conflict. 1950-1953 In Memoriam Rolfe F. Blanchard U.S.M.C. Charles E. Bridge U.S.A. Bertram P. Couture . . .

    (War, Korean) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/03/19--21:31: Beth Israel Synagogue
  • Beaufort, South Carolina.
    (side 1) Beth Israel (House of Israel) Congregation was founded and chartered in 1905. Beaufort's Jewish community dates before the American Revolution, but grew most rapidly from the 1880s to the 1930s as more families . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/03/19--21:42: Lily Lake
  • Yaphank, New York.
    The Homan-Gerard Mill Site was a typical family mill complex. By 1771, there were at least five mill complexes along the Carmens River. The Village that grew up along the street connecting the Upper and Lower Mills became . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/03/19--21:56: 7 Straight for Gibby
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    Bob Gibson won his 7th consecutive World Series game, a streak that started in Game One of the 1964 World Series. He soundly defeated the Detroit Tigers in Game Four by a score of 10-1 but his streak ended when he was . . .

    (Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/03/19--21:59: Grand Slam in Canada
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    Dal Maxvill hit a grand slam home run against the Montreal Expos, in the first ever Major League Baseball game in Canada.

    (Sports) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/03/19--22:03: Anthony Cardinal Bevilacqua
  • Woodhaven, New York.
    8026 88 Avenue Anthony Cardinal Bevilacqua Born 6-17-23 to Maria & Luigi Emigrés From Calitri Italy Honorary Prelate Pope Paul VI Made Cardinal 6-28-91 Phila. PA

    (Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/03/19--22:05: Carlton Baffles Mets
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    Steve Carlton struck out 19 Mets batters at Busch Stadium and established a new Major League Baseball record for a nine-inning game. The Cardinals lost the game 4-3, however, as Carlton gave up two home runs to Ron Swoboda.

    (Sports) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/03/19--22:07: Two for Gibson
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    Bob Gibson won the National League Cy Young Award for the 1970 season after he posted a 23-7 record and became the first Cardinals pitcher to receive the honor twice.

    (Sports) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/03/19--22:11: No-Hitter for Gibson
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    Bob Gibson no-hit the Pirates with an 11-0 win at Pittsburgh. Jose Cruz' outstanding running catch of Milt May's 400 ft. drive to center field in the seventh, and Joe Torre's leaping grab at third off Dave Cash's grounder in . . .

    (Hispanic Americans • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/03/19--22:16: 3,000 Strike Outs
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    Bob Gibson became only the second pitcher in Major League Baseball history to strike out 3,000 batters. Cesar Geronimo of the Reds also became Nolan Ryan's 3,000th victim six years later.

    (Sports) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/03/19--22:20: Stealing the Record
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    Lou Brock collects his 104th and 105th stolen bases at Busch Memorial Stadium against the Phillies to tie and break Maury Wills' Major League Baseball single season record.

    (African Americans • Sports) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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