January 18 in Cardinals History

1938– Grover Cleveland Alexander is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame

2014- St. Louis officials reveal details about the team’s new Hall of Fame that will be established this spring when their their new museum is dedicated at the Cardinals Nation in the Ballpark Village. The team’s initiative will immortalize the greatest players and other key figures in franchise history, starting with the inaugural class of twenty-two individuals, who haven selected due to their induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, or by virtue of having had their number retired by the team.

Trading History and Transactions

1983-The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Jerry Garvin from the Toronto Blue Jays

Birthdays

Danny Clark 1894

Curt Flood 1938

Gibson Alba 1960

Brian Falkenborg 1978