October 8, 1964: Rookie Mel Stottlemyre goes the distance as Yankees win Game 2

The New York Yankees had entered the 1964 World Series as favorites…

October 4, 1964: Cards finally get best of Mets to clinch NL pennant

The St. Louis Cardinals must have been pinching themselves. On…

September 29, 1963: Stan Musial says goodbye in final game

There was symmetry to the first weeks of Stan Musial’s career…

June 2, 1963: Say Hey times three: Willie Mays has a day at Busch Stadium

“Those homers all felt good. They all do. That second one was…

August 6, 1952: Satchel Paige turns back time to spin 12-inning shutout against Tigers

“Never was Paige more tantalizing,” mused the St. Louis Post-Dispatch…

September 30, 1951: Ned Garver wins 20th for sad-sack St. Louis Browns

The NL dominated the headlines on the last day of the 1951 regular…

August 24, 1951: St. Louis Browns fans manage to get it right in Veeck promotion

It was a “Veeck” of a ballgame for the St. Louis Browns and…

June 23, 1961: Stan Musial knocks in seven runs for Cardinals

The turnstiles at Busch Stadium, the renamed Sportsman’s Park…

April 16, 1955: Cardinals outslugged by Cubs but finally win in 14th

On Saturday, April 16, 1955, pregame activity at Busch Stadium…

August 18, 1951: St. Louis Browns set scoring record at home in 20-9 win over Tigers

The 1951 St. Louis Browns were one of the sorriest teams in the…

July 13, 1948: Stan Musial wows St. Louis crowd with home run in All-Star Game

Baseball’s 15th All-Star Game took place in Sportsman’s Park…

May 8, 1948: Harry Brecheen’s almost-perfect game

Harry “The Cat” Brecheen had previously entered major-league…

April 30, 1950: Brecheen, Schmitz both go the distance in extra-inning duel

When fans of the St. Louis Cardinals woke up on the morning of…

May 21, 1947: Jackie Robinson makes his Dodgers debut in St. Louis

Jackie Robinson never thought the abuse would happen in New York…