December 6 in Cardinals History

The Cardinals purchased Red Jones from the New York Giants in 1939.

The Cardinals, in 1973, traded John Andrews to the California Angels for Jeff Torborg.

The Montreal Expos traded Ron Fairly to the Cardinals in 1974 for Rudy Kinard (minors) and Ed Kurpiel.

In 1977, the Toronto Blue Jays traded John Scott and Pete Vuckovich to the Cardinals for Victor Cruz and Tom Underwood.

Chunichi Dragons (Japan Central) purchased Gary Rajsich from the St. Louis Cardinals in 1985.

Birthdays

  • Pink Hawley 1872
  • Corey Selph 1901
  • Gus Mancuso 1905
  • Don Padgett 1911
  • Jack Urban 1928
  • Mike Mahoney 1972

Deaths

  • Charley Hall 1943
  • Burleigh Grimes 1985
  • Clarence Beers 2002