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Name:    Slaughter, Enos Bradsher
Profession:  Athlete
Category:  Cultural Life
Born/Started:     Apr. 27, 1916
Died/Ended:     Aug. 12, 2002
Description:    Enos Slaughter was a Hall of Fame baseball player who played for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1938 to 1953. He is most famous for his "Mad Dash" in the 1946 World Series. The game was tied in the eighth inning between Slaughter’s St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox. He led off the inning with a single and broke to steal second on the very next pitch. As the catcher’s throw sailed into the outfield, Slaughter did not break stride until he was standing on home plate with the winning run. Enos Slaughter played 22 seasons with the Cardinals, Yankees, Braves, and Athletics. During that period, he batted over .300 in 10 seasons, was a 10-time All-star, and played in five World Series. His 1,751 games played rank third in St. Louis Cardinals’ history behind Lou Brock and Stan Musial. He finished his career with an even .300 batting average, and in 1985, Enos Slaughter was elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame.

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