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In a 6 – 5 win over the Cubs, Montreal’s Ron LeFlore steals his 91st base of the season and Rodney Scott steals his 58th, breaking the major-league record for stolen bases by teammates in one season. Lou Brock and Bake McBride set the record with the 1974 Cardinals.

In a 6 – 5 win over the Cubs, Montreal’s Ron LeFlore steals his 91st base of the season and Rodney Scott steals his 58th, breaking the major-league record for stolen bases by teammates in one season. Lou Brock and Bake McBride set the record with the 1974 Cardinals.

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Bob Gibson is named World Series MVP as Cards hold of Yankees to win World Series

1964 – Bob Gibson of the St. Louis Cardinals allows three home runs but still manages to win the seventh and final game of the World Series against the New York Yankees. Mickey Mantle, Phil Linz and Clete Boyer homer for the Yankees, who drop a 7 – 5 decision. St. Louis takes an early lead after a 5th-inning home run by Lou Brock that triggers a second three-run frame and a 6 – 0 lead for Gibson, who is named Series MVP.

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St. Louis becomes the first National League club to score in each inning since the Giants did it on June 1, 1923

1964 – St. Louis becomes the first National League club to score in each inning since the Giants did it on June 1, 1923. They coast, 15 – 2, at Wrigley Field with Curt Simmons improving his record to 15-9. Dick Ellsworth goes to 14-15 for Chicago. Julian Javier, Lou Brock and Mike Shannon homer for the Birds. A dropped pop-up in the top of the 9th secures St. Louis’ place in history.

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