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.
January 24, 1980
Boston Braves owner Lou Perini blocks an attempt by the St. Louis Browns to move their franchise to Milwaukee
March 3, 1953
Detroit Tigers name Frank Navin president of the team. The Tigers’ home ballpark, Bennett Field, will be re-named Navin Field
January 9, 1908