July 16 in Cardinals History

Today in Cardinals History

Toledo (American Association) purchased Dave Zearfoss from the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies selected Kid Nichols off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals in 1905. 

The Cardinals purchased Earl Moore, in 1913,  from the Philadelphia Phillies.

 Cardinals selected Red Smyth off waivers, in 1917,  from the Brooklyn Robins.

In 1919, the  Cardinals traded Frank Snyder to the New York Giants for Ferdie Schupp

In the seventh inning of the nightcap, in 1962, of a twin bill split with the Pirates at Forbes Field, Cardinal left fielder Stan Musial establishes a new National League record with his 10,428th time at bat. ‘Stan the Man’ who will finish his 22-year career with 10,972 plate appearances, surpasses Honus Wagner’s mark set in 1917. (Two more at-bats will be credited to the Flying Dutchman upon further research)

1967- The New York Mets traded Jack Lamabe to the St. Louis Cardinals for Al Jackson in 1967.

In 1973, the  Cardinals traded Don Durham to the Rangers for Jim Kremmel.

The New York Yankees purchased Neil Allen from the St. Louis Cardinals in 1985. 

The Brewers, in 1987,  purchased Skeeter Barnes from the Cardinals.

1998- The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Pat Kelly from the Toronto Blue Jays in 1998. 

 

Birthdays

Hi Bell 1897

Eddie Fisher 1936

Bob Burda 1938

Jim Lentine 1954

Terry Pendleton 1954

Debuts

Don Durham 1972   (7IP/7H/3ER/2BB/6K)  Boxscore 

Deaths

Tuck Turner 1945

Milt Stock 1977

Ernie Vick 1980