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Watch: Smallest Crowd in Busch Stadium History in September of 1989

Watch: Smallest Crowd in Busch Stadium History in September of 1989

Check out this TV news report from September 14, 1989. The St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs faced off in Busch Stadium, and only 1,519 people showed up to watch! 

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Mark McGwire Surpasses Mickey Mantle on the Home Run Career List on May 18, 2000

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Mark McGwire Surpasses Mickey Mantle on the Home Run Career List on May 18, 2000

(Image: Flickr) On May 18, 2000, Mark McGwire of the St. Louis Cardinals surpassed New York Yankees great Mickey Mantle on the home run career list. That night McGwire hit the 537th home run of his Major League Baseball career off pitcher Curt Shilling of the Philadelphia Phillies. He ended the evening with a total of three home runs. McGwire had a great season in 2000, but his heroics two years prior were more impressive. During the 1998 MLB season, he ended the year with 70 home runs (including five in his last three games), four ahead of Sammy Sosa's 66,...

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The First MLB Game at Busch Memorial Stadium was Played on May 12, 1966

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The First MLB Game at Busch Memorial Stadium was Played on May 12, 1966

The very first Major League Baseball game at the newly constructed Busch Memorial Stadium, also known as Busch Stadium II, located in St. Louis, Missouri, took place on May 12, 1966. The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Atlanta Braves at home with a final score of 4-3. It took 12 innings for the Cardinals to overcome the Braves. More than 46,000 cheering fans attended the game that day, eager to check out the city’s brand new, $24-million-dollar stadium and cheer on the Cardinals. The stadium was constructed in a round shape to accommodate both baseball and football. The facilities' partial roof complimented...

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Stan Musial Hits Five Home Runs in One Day on May 2, 1954

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Stan Musial Hits Five Home Runs in One Day on May 2, 1954

(Johnny Hopp and Stan Musial | Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection) On May 2, 1954, Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals set a new Major League Baseball record when he hit five home runs against the New York Giants. During the doubleheader between the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants on May 2, Musial smashed three balls over the fence in game one at Busch Stadium, and crushed two more home runs during game two of the day. At the time, no one in Major League Baseball had ever hit five home runs in one day. Musial's record...

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