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June 18th

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1927 On Charles Lindbergh Day, the transatlantic pioneer flyer helps the Cardinals raise the National League pennant before the team's 6-4 victory over New York at Sportsman's Park. The game marks the return to St. Louis of Rogers Hornsby, the Redbirds' former player-manager who guided the team to a world championship last season, but was traded to the Giants in the offseason, after having disputes over salary with owner Sam Breadon.
1960 Tom Sheehan becomes the oldest person to debut as a major league manager. The 66 year-old replaces fired Giant skipper Bill Rigney, resulting with the then second-place club finishing the season fifth, 16 games behind Pittsburgh.

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