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  St. Louis Cardinals Win 1982 World Series
Brief Description:  The St. Loui sCardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers in seven games to win the 1982 World Series. To reach the Series, the Cardinals first claimed their first ever National League East Championship with a 3-0 sweep of the Atlanta Braves. The 1982 team was characterized by an aggressive running style of baseball. Seven players stole more than 10 bases each, led by Lonnie Smith, who swiped 68. The team hit only 67 home runs, the fewest in the major leagues. Strong and consistent pitching performances were the rule; prior to clinching the title the Cardinals never lost more than three games in a row. Closer Bruce Sutter had a hand in almost half of the teamĀ“s victories.
Year:  1982
Decade:  1980 - 1989

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