Wednesday, July 31, 2013

July 31, 1965: Brock Knocks In The Game Winner In The 9th

On July 31, 1965, Lou Brock put the Dodgers away with a walk off two rbi single in the bottom of the ninth at Sportsman's Park. 1965 was Brock's second year in St. Louis and he was quickly becoming a star. He hit .288 on the year with 16 homers and 107 runs scored, he also stole 63 bags which was the most for a Cardinal since Tommy McCarthy stole 83 in 1890. Brock shattered McCarthy's mark with 118 stolen bases in 1974.

Here's the box score:

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