August 13 in Cardinals History

Cardinals History

Lou Brock joins the 3000 hit club and on this day in 1979. 

Alex Reyes, Cardinals #1 prospect, pitches in relief of Luke Weaver in 2016 and finishes 3 innings with no runs allowed to gain his first major league victory.

Birthdays

Vinegar Bend Mizell 1930

Mudcat Grant 1935

Tony Cloninger 1940

Tom Niedenfuer 1959

Corey Patterson 1979

Randall Grichuk 1991 (Grichuk hits a Grand Slam in 2016 on his birthday)

Debuts

Tom Herr 1979

Luke Weaver, Cardinals #2 prospect, makes his debut by starting against the first place Cubs. He pitches 4 innings and allows 2 runs but doesn’t figure in the decision.

Deaths

Hal Haid 1952

Jack Creel 2002