August 21 in Cardinals History

Cardinals History

 

1913– The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Bill Hopper from New Haven (Eastern).

1924- Legendary announcer Jack Buck was born on this date.

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1935– At Braves Field, Cardinals’ first baseman Ripper Collins does not make a putout during the 13-3 nine-inning loss to Boston. The St. Louis infielder, who will also not make a putout playing first for the Cubs in a game against Brooklyn in 1937, is the only player to have accomplished the very rare feat twice in the major leagues.nfielder, who will also not make a putout playing first for the Cubs in a game against Brooklyn in 1937, is the only player to have accomplished the very rare feat twice in the major leagues.

 

2002– The St. Louis Cardinals released Leo Estrella.

2010– The St. Louis Cardinals released Renyel Pinto.

 

Birthdays

Chief Wilson 1883

Murry Dickson 1916

Gerry Staley 1920

Jack Damaska 1937

Jim Beauchamp 1939

Jerry DaVanon 1945

Luke Weaver 1993

Debuts

Ray Lankford 1990

Adam Kennedy 1999