August 14 in Cardinals History

 

  • The Cardinals signed Eddie Morgan as an amateur free agent in 1933.
  •  The St. Louis Cardinals, in 1970,  purchased Frank Bertaina from the Baltimore Orioles.
  • In 1971, Bob Gibson pitched his only no-hitter against the Pirates 11-0 by striking out Willie Stargell to end the game.
  • The Cardinals released Gary Gaetti in 1998.
  • 2007- The St. Louis Cardinals, in 2007, signed Mike Venafro as a free agent.
  • In 2007, The St. Louis Cardinals released Jolbert Cabrera.
  • Cardinals signed Brock Peterson, in 2012, as a free agent.

Birthdays

  • Bill O’Hara 1881
  • Fred Larnein 1887
  • Paul Dean 1912
  • Geovany Gallnegos 1991

Debuts

  • Tim Sherrill 1990
  • Randy Arozarena 2019 (2-for-4)

Deaths

  • Phil Collins 1948
  • Lynn McGlothlen 1984
  • Spud Davis 1984

Tracking Musial’s Home Runs

  • 1943-In the top of the 9th inning with the Cardinals leading 7-1, Stan hit a solo homer off of Giants pitcher Harry Elliot for career home run # 19

 

Bob Gibson’s Complete Games

  • In 1962, he suffered a complete game loss as the Cardinals lost 4-3 to Houston for CG #27 with 9.2IP/7H/2ER/8BB/10K. He also went 1-for-3 at the plate with a home run.
  • In 1963, he won 3-2 over Houston for CG #38 with 9IP/8H/1ER/1BB/10K.
  • He won 3-1 over the Cubs in 1968 for CG #131 with 9IP/8H/1ER/3BB/7K.
  • In 1971, Bob Gibson pitched his only no-hitter against the Pirates 11-0 by striking out Willie Stargell to end the game. It was his 47th shutout of his career.