July 22 in Cardinals History

Cardinals History for July 22

The Cardinals, in 1903,  win their fourth straight game in their final at bat. Homer Smoot hits a three-run to provide for a 8-7 win. Rookie pitcher Mordecai “Three Fingers” Brown was the starter in the game.

 In a 1913 game against the Superbas (Dodgers), Slim Sallee becomes the first pitcher in Cardinal history to steal home.

The Cubs send Eddie Solomon to the Cardinals for Ken Crosby in a trade in 1975. 

The Cardinals purchased Gary Rajsich from the San Francisco Giants in 1985.

The Rangers in 1993 trade Todd Burns to the Cardinals for Duff Brumley. 

The Boston Red Sox traded Julio Lugo in 2009 to the St. Louis Cardinals for Chris Duncan

In 2016, the Cardinals win 4-3 over the Dodgers in 16 innings. Down to their last out, Jedd Gyorko hits a solo home run in the 9th inning to tie the game. It was his 5th home run in 5 days. Tyler Lyons came in to pitch in relief and limited the Dodgers to one hit in 4.2 innings of work. Matt Adam supplied the power to a walk-off homer in the 16th inning and allowed Seth Maness to get the win. 

Birthdays

Jesse Haines 1893

Joe Bratcher 1898

Bart Zeller 1941

Gary Buckels 1965

Rob Johnson 1982

Debuts

Buck Hopkins 1907

Jack McAdams 1911

Bob Blaylock 1956

 

 

Deaths

Pat Dillard 1907

Charlie Swindells 1940

Mike Coolbaugh 2007