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  St. Louis Cardinals Win 1964 World Series
Brief Description:  The St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Yankees for the 1964 World Series title, completing one of the most improbable comebacks in baseball history. On June 15 the Cardinals acquired OF Lou Brock from the Chicago Cubs. In 103 games with the Cards he scored 81 runs, helping to catapult the team from 7th to 1st place, as they won the division on the seasonĀ“s last day. The Cards upset the New York Yankees in a seven-game series, the Cardinals first Series appearance since the addition of four new franchises and two new divisions to baseball in 1961. Ken Boyer hit a grand slam to win the fourth game; Tim McCarver, who batted a Series-high .478, smashed a 10th inning home run to win the fifth game, and Ron Taylor and Roger Craig combined for 9.2 scoreless innings of relief.
Year:  1964
Decade:  1960 - 1969

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