Busch Stadium II
aka Busch Memorial Stadium

1966 - 2005

St. Louis, MO
Historic Aerials
What Was There

Team Years Games
Cardinals
(1966 - 2005)
3174
First Game
Cardinals vs. Braves: 5/12/1966
Starting Pitchers: Ray Washburn (SLN) vs Wade Blasingame (ATL)
Score: 4-3 (SLN)
Attendance: 46,048
First Batter: Felipe Alou (ATL) (Grounded to 2B)
Last Game
vs. Astros: 10/19/2005 (NLCS Game 6)
Starting Pitchers: Mark Mulder (SLN) vs Roy Oswalt (HOU)
Score: 5-1 (HOU)
Attendance: 52,438
Last Batter: Yadier Molina (SLN) (Flied to RF)
Trivia
Felipe Alou hit the first two homers at Busch Stadium II, in the sixth and eighth innings on May 12,1966. The last homer ever hit at Busch Stadium II was the first of Chris Duncan's career.


Event First Last
Hit Gary Geiger (ATL) - Singled to RF (1st) Albert Pujols (SLN) - Singled to 3B (8)
Run Scored Jerry Buchek (SLN) Abraham Nunez (SLN)
Run Batted In Mike Shannon (SLN) David Eckstein (SLN)
Home Run Felipe Alou (ATL) vs. Ray Washburn (SLN) on 5/12/1966 (6th inning) Chris Duncan (SLN) vs. Brandon Claussen (CIN) on 10/2/2005 ( 5th inning)
Strikeout Ray Washburn (SLN)/Eddie Mathews (ATL) Dan Wheeler (HOU)/John Mabry (SLN)
Win Don Dennis (SLN) Roy Oswalt (HOU)
Loss Phil Niekro (ATL) Mark Mulder (SLN)
Grand Slam Curt Flood (SLN) vs. Bill Faul (CHI) on 5/25/1966 (7th inning) Reggie Sanders (SLN) vs. Jake Peavy (SDN) on 10/4/2005 (5th inning)
Inside-the-Park HR Orlando Cepeda (SLN) vs. Claude Osteen (LAN) on 6/9/1967 (4th inning) Brant Brown (PIT) vs. Manny Aybar (SLN) on 5/9/1999 (4th inning)
No-Hitter Bob Forsch (SLN) vs. Phillies on 4/16/1978 Bob Forsch (SLN) vs. Expos on 09/26/1983