On Oct. 27, 2011, Hall of Famer Rick Hummel was on the beat, covering David Freese's Game 6 heroics. Today Commish presents STLtoday.com subscribers with a look back at 10 of the most memorable games he's covered. Here is a collection of his original reporting from those games.
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In 1980, Pete Vuckovich pitched the Cardinals to a 1-0 win over the Pirates. His performance in the postgame interview was every bit as impressive as his performance on the mound.
It was April 18, 1987: For second baseman Tommy Herr, the moment ranked in "the top five" of his career.
'The only thing I saw was the ball looking like a laser beam. It was serious Star Wars,'' said on-deck hitter Andy Van Slyke.
In 1982 John Stuper pitched through rain delays as the Cardinals trounced the Brewers in Game 6.
Bob Forsch's second no-hitter added considerable spice to what augured to be a mundane season-closing week