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Slaughter's mad dash gives Cardinals the title

Updated: October 17, 2005, 4:32 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Oct. 15, 1946

A mad dash around the bases by Enos Slaughter propels the St. Louis Cardinals to the world championship. With two outs in the home eighth inning and Game 7 tied 3-3, Slaughter is on first when Harry Walker lines the ball into left-center.

At first it doesn't appear that Slaughter will be able to score, but the Carolinian they call Country turns on the jets and never stops running. He crosses home before Boston shortstop Johnny Pesky, who gets the relay, ...

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