On October 23, 1985 — At Busch Stadium, on three days rest John Tudor pitches a five-hit, 3 – 0 victory over the Kansas City Royals, giving the St. Louis Cardinals a 3-1 lead in the World Series. Putting the Cardinals on the verge of winning their second World Series in four years. Tito Landrum, only playing due to a tarp injury to Vince Coleman, continued to make his case for series MVP with a home run in the second off of Bud Black. Willie McGee homered in the 3rd makes it 2–0 Cardinals. They capped off their scoring in the fifth when Terry Pendleton tripled with one out and scored on Black’s throwing error on Tom Nieto‘s bunt attempt.
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