Preserving the Rich History of the St. Louis Cardinals
Saturday, May 25, 2013
May 25, 1966: Curt Flood Hits The First Grand Slam At The New Busch Stadium
On May 25, 1966, the floodgates opened in the 7th inning for the Cardinals as they scored 7 runs in the frame on the way to a 9-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs at the newly opened Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis. The biggest hit of the inning came off the bat of Curt Flood, who hit the first Grand Slam in the history of the new ballpark.