August 16 in Cardinals History

CARDINALS HISTORY

  • Terry Moore hits two inside-the-park home runs in one game against the Pirates in 1939 at Forbes Field.
  • In 1964, St. Louis outfielder Curt Flood collects eight consecutive hits during a doubleheader against Dodgers pitching. 
  • The  Dodgers traded Pedro Guerrero to the Cardinals for John Tudor in 1988.

Birthdays

  • Hank Robinson 1887
  • Roger Cedeno 1974

Debuts

  • Harry Trekell 1913
  • Kolten Wong 2013

Deaths

  • Kurt Krieger 1970
  • Fred Hahn 1984 (played one game in MLB)

Tracking Musial’s Home Runs

  • 1948- he hit career home run #100 against the Cubs with  solo homer
  • 1951 he smashed #201 off of Murry Dikson of the Pirates qith an inside-the-park homer.
  • In 1955, Stan hit careeer home run #316 with a 2-run homer in the 1st inning.
  • #441 came in 1961 against Jack Sanford of te SF Giants. 

Bob Gibson’s Complete Games

  • In 1969, he won complete game #158 with a 8-1 win over the Atlanta Braves with 9IP/5H/1ER/1NN/4K.
  • In 1974, he pitched complete game #249 with a 2-1 win over the Giants with 9IP/9H/1ER/2BB/3K.