This day in baseball: Slim steals home

Slim Sallee became the first pitcher in Cardinal history to steal home on July 22, 1913 in a game against the Brooklyn Superbas.  The Redbird lefty  performed the feat in the game’s third inning, scoring the first run in St. Louis’s 3-1 victory over Brooklyn at Ebbets Field.

Slim_Sallee 1911 LoC

Slim Sallee in 1911 (Library of Congress)


2 Comments on “This day in baseball: Slim steals home”

  1. oarubio says:

    Later, he was on the staff of the World Champion Reds in 1919……..who won 8 more games in he regular season than the infamous ChiSox who were supposedly superior!


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