Cardinals History on this Date
In 1903, the Cardinals win a doubleheader in Boston as they defeat the Beaneaters 1-0 and 5-3. Boston’s Wiley Piatt pitched BOTH games as he goes the distance. The 28-yr old has the nickname “Ironman”.
Dazzy Vance is selected off waivers from Cincinnati by the Cardinals in 1934.
Daryl Patterson is purchased in 1971 by the Cardinals from the Oakland A’s.
Mike Easler is traded by the Houston Astros to the Cardinals for Mike Barlow in 1975.
In 1982 the Cardinals signed Joe Boever as an amateur free agent.
Jose Jimenez pitches a no-hitter for the Cardinals on this date in 1999 against the Diamondbacks in a 1-0 win. Jimenez faced only 28 batters and came into the game with an ERA over 6. He was the first Cardinals rookie to pitch a no-hitter since 1983.
Bill Phyle 1875
Earl Howard 1893
Memo Luna 1930
Bob Shirley 1954
Ed Burns 1912
John Mercer 1912
Marco Gonzales 2014
Jake Beckley 1918 Hall of Famer
Jack O’Neill 1935
Jim Hickman 2016