Monday, July 29, 2013

July 29, 1933: Pepper Martin Wins It In The 10th

On July 29, 1933, Pepper Martin led the Cardinals to a 9-6 victory over the Cubs at Sportsman's Park with a 3 run walk off home run in the tenth inning. The Cards held a lead from the second inning until the ninth when the Cubs knotted it all up at 6 which set up the dramatic walk off finish by Martin. Pepper finished the day with 5 ribbies and none were more important than those final three that put the Redbirds in the win column.

Here's the box score:

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