June 25 in Cardinals History

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.

 

 

Birthdays

Bill Phyle 1875

Earl Howard 1893

Memo Luna 1930

Bob Shirley 1954

Debuts

Ed Burns 1912

John Mercer 1912

Marco Gonzales 2014

Deaths

Jake Beckley 1918 Hall of Famer

Jack O’Neill 1935

Jim Hickman 2016