August 15 in Cardinals History

The Houston Astros traded Claude Osteen to the St. Louis Cardinals for Dan Larson and Ron Selak in 1974.

In 1983, the Cardinals signed Jimmy Sexton as a free agent. 

Birthdays

Bill Sherdel 1896

Barney Schultz 1926

Mike James 1967

 

Debuts

Coonie Blank 1909

Sal Campisi 1969

Tom Hilgendorf 1969

Rheal Cormier 1991

Steven Hill 2010

 

Deaths

Art Whitney 1943

Jack Pfeffer 1972