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  St. Louis Cardinals Win 1934 World Series
Brief Description:  The "Gas House Gang," as the St. Louis Cardinals were known, won the National League pennant on the final day of the season, then defeated the Detroit Tigers in the 1934 World Series, four games to three. Dizzy Dean predicted 45 wins that year between himself and his brother, Paul, a rookie. Dizzy won 30, his brother 19, for a total of 49. Each of them also won two games in the Series. The final game of the Series, won by the Cardinals 11-0, was marked by Commissioner Kenesaw LandisĀ“ order to eject Joe Medwick from the game. Medwick had slid hard into Tigers third baseman, Marv Owen, in the sixth inning, so infuriating Detroit fans that they bombarded him with fruit, vegetables and debris when he took his position in left field in the bottom of the inning. Landis removed Medwick to halt the disturbance.
Year:  1934
Decade:  1930 - 1939

Medwick, Joe

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