Bad Baseball Continues
The offense in 1907 was equally bad as the team hit .232 and Stoney McGlynn lost 25 games.
52-101, Finished 8th in National League
Manager: John McCloskey (52-101)
Scored 419 runs, Allowed 610 runs.
Attendance: 185,377 (8th of 8)
A few of the highlights include stopping the 17-game win streak (May 20) of the New York Giants with a 6-4 win at the Polo Grounds. On August 11, the Cardinals won a doubleheader to complete a five game sweep of Boston. In the twinbill, McGlynn and Ed Karger hold off Boston to win 5-4 and the second game (seven innings by mutual agreement) saw Karger no hit the Beaneaters for a 4-0 win.
Konetchy steals home twice in one game
On Sept 30, the Cardinals steal home three times in one game to tie a record. Ed Konetchy stole it twice and Joe Delahanty gets the other steal. The team was 52-101 for last place in 1907.
Transactions in 1907
September 2, 1907: The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Bugs Raymond from Charleston (South Atlantic) for $1,500. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)
August, 1907: The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Joe Delahanty from Williamsport (Tri-State).
August, 1907: The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Jack Bliss from Oakland (PCL).
August, 1907: The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Chappy Charles from Williamsport (Tri-State).
August, 1907: The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Slim Sallee from Williamsport (Tri-State).
July 5, 1907: The Brooklyn Superbas purchased Al Burch from the St. Louis Cardinals.
July 4, 1907: The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Harry Wolter from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
June 10, 1907: The St. Louis Cardinals traded Buster Brown to the Philadelphia Phillies for Johnny Lush.
June, 1907: The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Ed Konetchy from La Crosse (Wisconsin State) for $1,000.
April 15, 1907: Montreal (Eastern) purchased Bill Phyle from the St. Louis Cardinals.