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What a Beginning!

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Keith McDonald became the first player in National League history and only the second in Major League Baseball history to homer in his first two career at-bats.

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

Presidential First Pitch

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St. Louis, Missouri.
For the first time in Cardinals history, a sitting president, George W. Bush, threw off the ceremonial first pitch to open the Cardinals season. Bush was only the second sitting president to attend a Cardinals home game (Taft in 1910).

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

Dramatic Flair

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Jim Edmonds hit a game-winning walk-off home run in the 12th inning of Game Six in the National League Championship Series vs. the Houston Astros to send the series to a decisive Game Seven.

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

NL Pennant

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St. Louis, Missouri.
The Cardinals defeated the Houston Astros in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series behind Scott Rolan's 2-run home run in the sixth inning off Roger Clemens. It was a first World Series appearance for the Cardinals in 17 years.

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

Pujols Saves the Day

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St. Louis, Missouri.
In one of the most dramatic comebacks in post-season history, Albert Pujols hit a majestic 3-run home run off Houston closer Brad Lidge in the ninth inning to win Game Five of the National League Championship Series and . . .

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

NL Pennant

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St. Louis, Missouri.
The Cardinals clinched the National League pennant with a 3-1 victory over the Boston Braves. Bill Sherdel notched the win to give the Redbirds their second pennant in three years.

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

Race for First Place

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St. Louis, Missouri.
During a heated pennant race, Bill Hallahan no-hit the Dodgers through 7 innings to beat Dazzy Vance, which moved the Cardinals into a tie for first place with Brooklyn. The win was the Cardinals 30th in 38 games and ended . . .

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

Lance Corporal Jordan C. Haerter Memorial

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Sag Harbor, New York.
The Lance Corporal Jordan C. Haerter Veterans' Memorial Bridge May 7, 2008 State of New York Senate Assembly "The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly do enact as follows: To recognize . . .

(War, 2nd Iraq) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

NL Pennant

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St. Louis, Missouri.
At the age of 37, Jesse "Pop" Haines defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates to clinch the team's third National League pennant with a 10-5 victory.

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

World Champions

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St. Louis, Missouri.
The Cardinals defeated the Philadelphia Athletics in Game Seven by a score of 4-2 to win their second World Championship. The Redbirds were paced by Pepper Martin, who stole five bases, collected 12 hits and hit .500.

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

Seventeen Strike Outs

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Dizzy Dean struck out seventeen Chicago Cubs in a game at Sportsman's Park. Dean led the league in strikeouts (199) and posted a 20-18 record for the 1933 season.

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

Double Dose of Dean

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Dizzy Dean pitched a 3-hit shutout in the first game of a doubleheader against Brooklyn. Not to be overshadowed, Paul Dean pitched a no-hitter in the second game. After, Dizzy stated "If I'da known he was going to throw one, I'da thrown one too."

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

World Champions

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Dizzy Dean shut out the Detroit Tigers 11-0 in Game Seven to bring home the team's third World Championship. The game was decided when the Cardinals scored seven times in the third inning highlighted by Frankie Frisch's three-run double.

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

Six for Moore

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Terry Moore led the team with 6 hits in one game vs. the Boston Braves becoming the first Cardinal to do so at home since 1893.

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

Medwick is King

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Joe Medwick won the National League Triple Crown. He hit 31 home runs, had 154 runs batted in, and batted .374 for the season.

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

Under the Lights

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St. Louis, Missouri.
The Cardinals hosted their first night game vs. the Brooklyn Dodgers, under lights installed at Sportsman's Park in St. Louis.

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

Warneke is Wonderful

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Lon Warneke pitched a no hitter at Cincinnati and won by a score of 2-0. Warneke missed a perfect game due to a walk and two errors, but his win put the team into first place in the National League standings.

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

The First of Many

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Stan Musial, a late-season call-up, hit his first career home run off Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Rip Sewell.

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

106 Wins

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St. Louis, Missouri.
The Cardinals established a new club record with 106 wins. Known for their speed, the "Swifties" swept a doubleheader from the Chicago Cubs on the final day of the season to finish two games ahead of the Brooklyn Dodgers and . . .

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

World Series Shutout

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Ernie White tossed the Cardinals' first World Series shutout since Jesse Haines in 1926. Game Three was highlighted by great fielding plays from Musial and Slaughter.

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