Preserving the Rich History of the St. Louis Cardinals
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.