Cardinal Red

Cardinal Red (HM2GJ2)

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N 38° 37.337', W 90° 11.672'

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April 15, 1899

—Greatest Moments —

On Opening Day, the players had new uniforms that featured red trim for the first time. Willie McHale, a writer for the St. Louis Republic overheard a lady fan remark, "What a lovely shade of cardinal" and repeated this on his column the next day. The nickname stuck and became official in 1900.
HM NumberHM2GJ2
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Date Added Saturday, May 4th, 2019 at 11:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 744238 N 4278596
Decimal Degrees38.62228333, -90.19453333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 37.337', W 90° 11.672'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 37' 20.22" N, 90° 11' 40.32" W
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