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  St. Louis Cardinals Win 1926 World Series
Brief Description:  In their first World Series appearance, the St. Louis Cardinals, led by player-manager Rogers Hornsby, edged the New York Yankees in the 1926 World Series. The Cardinals won the series four games to three, thansk in large part ot the heroics of 39-year-old righthander Grover Cleveland Alexander. Obtained by the Redbirds in a midseason trade with the Chicago Cubs, Alexander won the second and sixth games of the Series, then came on to save the seventh game. The Cardinals had led the N.L. in eight offensive categories in 1926, including home runs (90) and stolen bases (83 without being caught once). They were also second in triples with 82.
Year:  1926
Decade:  1920 - 1929
Beginning Date:    1926

Hornsby, Rogers

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