August 23 in Cardinals History

 

This Date in Cardinals History

1952– Bob Elliot of the Giants is tossed from the Cardinal game for protesting a strike two call and his replacement, Bobby Hoffman, is also thrown out for arguing the third strike of the same at-bat.

1977- The St. Louis Cardinals selected Randy Wiles off waivers from the Chicago White Sox.

2003- The St. Louis Cardinals released Esteban Yan.

2004– The St. Louis Cardinals released Armando Rios.

2006– The St. Louis Cardinals signed Jose Vizcaino as a free agent..

2009– After 20 seasons with the Atlanta Braves, John Smoltz wins his one and only game as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals.

Birthdays

Cowboy Jones 1873

Roy Leslie 1894

Guy Bush 1901

Nels Potter 1911

John Romano 1934

Marty Martinez 1941

Dave Dowling 1942

Jerry White 1952

 

Debuts

Tige Stone 1923

Rick Ankiel 1999