Cardinals Tied This 86 Year Old Record With Impressive MLB Run

Published 09/26/2021, 10:50 AM EDT
Sep 24, 2021; Chicago, Illinois, USA; St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Tyler O’Neill (27) hits a three-run home run against the Chicago Cubs during the second inning of game 2 of a doubleheader at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports


The Major League Baseball matches are underway as teams are fighting it out against each other. As the new season starts, many teams would compete against each other for the title. Thus, new records are being broken as the Cardinals set a franchise record with their 14th consecutive victory against the Cubs. This comes as a fantastic result for the team with the former looking good for this year’s title.

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Cardinals create history

Jack Flaherty and Dakota Hudson made their long-awaited return to action as they score five home runs in the game. And their return to action has been nothing short of spectacular; after a gap of 86 years, the Cardinals have equaled the franchise record set back in 1935.

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There is a stark contrast between the team’s performance in these two years. While the 1935 Cardinals averaged 6.5 runs per game, the current team is on a streak, averaging 6.93 runs per game.

The longest streak this season, it is currently tied with the New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics.

After they won 12-4 against the Cubs, team’ manager Mike Shildt spoke in excitement and praised his squad for this victory.

“I’ve said it since even the offseason, Day 1 of Spring Training and at any point in time, I get the opportunity to talk about this group. It’s a special group,” said Shildt.

A magnificent achievement by one of the rising teams in baseball.

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Impressive streak in 2021

They have scored first in their 10 victories while scoring at least eight runs in their last four games. The momentum is incredible; in fact, the team looks good as the streak may go for a long time.

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Not only are their star players playing well, but almost all the players in the squad are contributing to this performance. Many legends of their team have praised the current crop of players for their incredible season.

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Thus, with a fantastic victory, the Cardinals are on their way to a historic streak. Long may it continue!

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Jacob Gijy

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Jacob Gijy is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Gijy finished his Masters in Counselling Psychology and worked in a hospital for 2 years before his passion for sports compelled him to find his way to sports journalism. A fan of the great Tim Duncan, he is always ready to pick up a debate with anyone who does not offer the centre the respect he deserves.

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