On September 14, 1961 — The Cardinals and Cubs set a National League record by using 72 players in a doubleheader (more than 18 innings). St. Louis leads the way with 37 players and wins twice, 8 – 7 and then 6 – 5 in 11 innings. Ken Boyer climaxes a 7 for 11 day by cycling in the nitecap, completing it by belting his 22nd home run of the year in the 11th inning. The Cards have won all 11 games with the Cubs at Busch Stadium this year.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference September 14
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Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
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