Newsreel clip entitled "Cards Trump Yanks," showing game 7 of baseball's 1964 World Series. Sportsman's Park in St. Louis filled to capacity. Cardinals score when in fourth inning when wild throw to first base brings home Ken Boyer. With Mel Stottlemyre pitching for Yankees, Cardinals pull a double steal, allowing Tim McCarver to score. Dal Maxvill drives in a run with single to right. Yankees great Mickey Mantle hits three-run homer in the sixth inning, cutting Cardinals lead to 6-3. Ken Boyer connects for homer in the seventh, making it 7-3. Yankees hit two home runs in the ninth but Cardinals pitcher Bob Gibson bears down to get final out on popup by Bobby Richardson. Cardinals mob Gibson, celebrate the team's first World Championship since 1946.
Newsreel clip highlighting game 7 of baseball's 1964 World Series. Shot of small Cardinals flags. Stands of Sportsman's Park in St. Louis filled to capacity. Cardinals score when in fourth inning when wild throw to first base allows Ken Boyer to score. Mel Stottlemyre pitches to Dal Maxvill but Cardinals pull a double steal, allowing Tim McCarver to score. Maxvill singles to right, scoring another run. Later in the game, Ken Boyer hits home run to left field, putting Cardinals on top 7-3. Final score would be 7-5, giving the Cardinals their first world championship since 1946.
A basketball match played between the Boston Celtics and the St. Louis Hawks during the NBA (National Basketball Association) championship in St. Louis, Missouri. The game in progress. Spectators cheer. Bob Pettit of the St. Louis Hawks scores 21 points in the first half. By the end of the game, Bob Pettit scores a then-playoff record of 50 points. The St. Louis Hawks defeat the Boston Celtics with a score of 110-109.
Operations of the Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT) Company. Aerial view of New York City's Manhattan Island, below. Camera focuses on Pennsylvania Station (Penn Station) seen from above, and then at street level. Travelers purchasing tickets for combined transcontinental rail and air travel at a window in the station. Families seeing travelers off at one of the railroad gates. Temporary sign at gate reads "The Airway Limited, second section." View of passengers on rear car of train as it pulls out. The car displays Pennsylvania Railroad logo sign reading "The Airway Limited, Pennsylvania Railroad." Views of Pennsylvania RR passenger train and closeup of locomotive wheels in motion. Animated relief map shows train proceeding from New York, past Columbus, Ohio, to Port Columbus station in Ohio. Transcontinental Air Transport, Inc. billroard at the station shows picture of passengers connecting between a train and an airplane. Billboard reads:"Port Columbus, Eastern Transfer Point, Air-rail Service, Coast-to-Coast." Passengers leaving the train and entering the station waiting rooms. Their baggage being weighed (Narrator says 30 pounds is the allowance.) View from terminal roof, of a Ford 5-AT-B, trimotor passenger airplane ready to accept passengers for the next phase of their travel. A logo on fuselage has "TAT" with small ribbon through it reading, "Transcontinetal Air Transport." View of passengers seated inside the aircraft. The plane taxis and takes off from the Port Columbus airport. Ground is snow-covered, but the runway is plowed. Closeup aerial view of the airplane flying over the city of Columbus, Ohio. Distant view of it flying close to the LeVeque Tower skyscraper (a 47-story Art Deco-style building at 50 West Broad Street). Aerial view of the airplane passing the train, continuing westward, from Port Columbus. Views inside passenger cabin of the plane. Animated map show plane heading to Indiannapolis. Officer hands out TAT illustrated map and points out features to passengers.Closeup of map. Aerial view of the airplane on final approach to land at Indiannapolis airport. Clerk at airport typing arrival message on teletype, and company executives reading it at their headquarters. Animated map show plane moving to St.Louis, Missouri. View from air of Missouri and Mississippi rivers. Passengers in cabin. aerial view of the plane on final approach, over snow, to St. Louis. The aircraft taxiing on ramp and parking at terminal building, where passengers enter, under cover of awning-covered walk. Closeup of the aircraft engines. Inserted view of TAT engine overhaul facility, with Charles Lindbergh, the airline's technical adviser, and TAT officials inspecting the operation.
The 1964 World Series moves to a filled Yankee Stadium in New York with the Yankees and Cardinals tied one game apiece. In the ninth inning, Yankee great Mickey Mantle comes to the plate as fans cheer, and blasts the first pitch into the right-field stands for a game-winning home run. Teammates congratulate him as he crosses home plate. In game 4, Yankees take early 3-0 lead until Cardinals third baseman Ken Boyer (seen in closeup) hits a home run with the bases loaded to put Cardinals on top 4-3, the final score. Game 5, still at the stadium, Cardinals lead 2-0 in ninth inning but outfielder Tom Tresh blasts homer to tie the game and send it into extra innings. Announcer notes this has been a superb World Series as Tresh seen rounding bases. Shot of scoreboard showing tie score. In top of 10th inning, Cardinals catcher Tim McCarver, seen in closeup, hits a three-run homer to put Cardinals back on top. In the bottom of the 10th, Yankees' Roger Maris hits a popup which Ken Boyer catches leaning into the stands to make the final out. Cardinals lead the series three games to two, would go on to win it in seven.
Scenes from game 7 of the World Series in 1934: Detroit Tigers, of Detroit, Michigan play against the St. Louis Cardinals from St. Louis, Missouri, at Navin Field in Detroit Michigan. The players include Frankie Frisch, Mickey Cochrane, Dizzy Dean and Joe "Ducky" Medwick. The players playing the game. Notable persons watching the game include: Henry Ford, son Edsel Ford, Will Rogers and R Judge Landis (Kenesaw Mountain Landis), the first Commissioner of Major League Baseball. A large crowd of spectators watch the game in the stadium. Fans throw pop bottles and fruit onto the field in the 6th inning of game 7 after Cardinals star Ducky Wucky Medwick slides into the Detroit 3rd baseman Marv Owen. Medwick is removed from the game by Commissioner Landis. St. Louis Cardinals with its infamous "Gashouse Gang" win the game and the series. From a "25 years ago today" retrospective in a UN newsreel, dated September 24, 1959.