When occured: 
Thu, 1966-05-12

On May 12, 1966, the St. Louis Cardinals play the first game in the history of the new Busch Memorial Stadium. St. Louis wins the game in 12 innings - a 4-3 decision over the Atlanta Braves. Felipe Alou hits two home runs for the Braves, but future Hall of Famer Lou Brock ends the game with a single in the bottom of the 12th inning.


More From Around the Web

Sponsored Links

This day in baseball history

July 12

  • 1996

    On July 12, 1996, longtime Minnesota Twins star and future H ...

  • 1990

    On July 12, 1990, Melido Perez of the Chicago White Sox pitc ...

  • 1979

    On July 12, 1979, the Chicago White Sox stage “Disco Demol ...

More Baseball History

Player Profile

Dale Murphy

C, Atlanta Braves

Read Bio
Hall of Fame

Cap Anson

1B, Chicago Cubs

Read Bio
Season Profile

1933 Detroit Tigers

The 1933 baseball se

Read Bio
Historical Figure

Dave Barnhill


Read Bio
Manager Profile

Harvey Kuenn

Detroit Tigers

Read Bio
Ballpark Profile

Minute Maid

The ballpark was Houston's

Read Bio
Atlanta Braves, Busch Stadium, Felipe Alou, Lou Brock, St. Louis Cardinals


    Be respectful, keep it clean.
Login or register to post comments

Stay Connected

Share |

Today's Poll

Will Red Sox Repeat in 2014: