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Mercier (Merce) Philip Cunningham

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New York, New York.
Merce Cunningham, the acclaimed dancer and visionary choreographer, was among the first tenants of Westbeth, moving in shortly after it opened as a living and working space for artists in 1970. From then, until his death in . . .

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

Walton CCC Camp Bean Ridge

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Walton, Kentucky.
Side 1 Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) company 3541 began here in July 1935 on a former ball park site owned by John L. Vest. Known as Camp Bean Ridge to the 200 men stationed here, it was 1 of 44 CCC camps in Kentucky In . . .

(Charity & Public Work) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Miller - Leuser Log House

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Newtown, Ohio.
Ichabod Benton Miller purchased 440 acres in Anderson Township on April 2, 1796. The log house Miller built on his property around 1796 was continuously occupied for more than 170 years until the Anderson Township Historical . . .

Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Jay Hanna (Dizzy) Dean

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St. Louis, Missouri.
One of four N.L. Pitchers to win 30 or more games under modern regulations. Pitched in 1934 (St. L.) 1938 (Chicago) World Series. Led League in Strikeouts 1932-33-34-35. Single Game Record with 17, July 30, 1933. First . . .

(Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Enos Bradsher Slaughter

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St. Louis, Missouri.
St. Louis, N.L. 1938-1953 New York A.L. 1954-1955, 1956-1959 Kansas City A.L. 1955-1956 Milwaukee N.L. 1959 Hard-nosed hustling performer who played the game with intensity and determination. Flat, level wing made him a . . .

(Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Osborne "Ozzie" Smith

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St. Louis, Missouri.
San Diego, N.L., 1978-1981 St. Louis, N.L., 1982-1996 Revolutionized defensive play at shortstop with his acrobatic fielding and artistic turning of double plays. The 13-time Gold Glove winner set six major league fielding . . .

(African Americans • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Albert Fred Schoendienst

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St. Louis, Missouri.
St. Louis N.L., 1945-56, 1961-76, 1979-95 New York, N.L., 1956-57 Milwaukee, N.L., 1957-60 Roommate Stan Musial credited him with the "Greatest pair of hands I've ever seen." Sleek, far-ranging second baseman for 18 . . .

(Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Stanley Frank Musial

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Holds many National League records, among them: games played 3,026; at bat 10,972 times; 3,630 hits; most runs scored 1949; most runs batted in 19851; total bases 6,134. Led N.L. in total bases 6 years. Slugging percentage 6 . . .

(Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Louis Clark Brock

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Baseball's all-time leader in stolen bases with 938. Set Major League record by stealing over 50 bases 12 times and N.L. record with 118 steals in 1974. Led N.L. in stolen bases 8 times. Collected 3,023 hits beating 19 year . . .

(Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Robert Gibson

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Five-time 20-game winner, his 3,117 strikeouts made him only 2nd pitcher to reach 3,000. First to fan 200 or more in a season 9 times. Set N.L. mark with 1.12 ERA in 1968, hurling 13 shutouts. Twice World Series MVP, setting . . .

(Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Berean Church / J. I. Washington Branch Library

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Beaufort, South Carolina.
Berean Church (side 1) Berean Presbyterian Church was founded by Samuel J. Bampfield, an influential African American political figure during Reconstruction. Bampfield served in the S.C. House of Representatives, was . . .

(African Americans • Architecture • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

James Thomas Bell

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Combined speed, daring and battling skill to rank among best players in Negro Leagues. Contemporaries rated him fastest man on base paths. Hit over .300 regularly, topping .400 on occasion. Played 29 summers and 21 winters . . .

(African Americans • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

George Harold Sisler

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Holds two American League records, making 257 hits in 1920 and batting .419 in 1922. Retired with Major league average of .341. Credited with being one of best two fielding first basemen in history of game. [Other side:] . . .

(Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rogers Hornsby

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St. Louis, Missouri.
National League batting champion seven years — 1920 to 1925, 1928. Lifetime batting average .358 highest in National League History. Hit .424 in 1924. Twentieth Century Major League record. Manager of 1926 World Champion St. . . .

(Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Traces of the Past

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St. Louis, Missouri.
The white line on the ground below marks the location of the right field foul line from the previous Busch Stadium (1966-2005).

(Notable Places • Sports) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Jack Buck

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St. Louis, Missouri.
This statue, unveiled August 30, 1998, features jack in his favorite spot...behind the microphone. "The Voice of the Cardinals" broadcasted more than 6,500 games. Member of 11 Halls of Fame including baseball, football, and . . .

(Communications • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Traces of the Past

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St. Louis, Missouri.
The green and yellow line on the ground below marks the location of the outfield wall from the previous Busch Stadium (1966-2005).

(Notable Places • Sports) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

World Champions

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St. Louis, Missouri.
The Cardinals beat the New York Yankees 7-5 in Game Seven to win their seventh World Series. Bob Gibson was named the World Series Most Valuable Player with two victories and thirty-one strikeouts.

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

Busch Memorial Opens

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St. Louis, Missouri.
The Cardinals played their first game at Busch Memorial Stadium before a crowd of 46,048. Lou Brock's bases loaded single in the 12th inning scored the winning run in a 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves.

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

All-Stars at Busch

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St. Louis, Missouri.
The Cardinals hosted the Major League All-Stars Game in the new Busch Memorial Stadium. With the temperature over 100 degrees, the National League beat the American League 2-1 in 10 innings.

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