On July 6, 1929, After losing 11 in a row, including a 10 – 6 loss in the opener against the Philadelphia Phillies, the St. Louis Cardinals break out in the second game. They score 10 in the first and 10 more in the fifth to wallop the Phils, 28 – 6 on 28 hits. The run and hit totals are National League records. The Cardinals (43) and Phillies (30) combine for a record-tying 73 hits in the doubleheader at the cozy Baker Bowl.