August 27 in Cardinals History

Cardinals History for August 27th

1936– The St. Louis Cardinals released Flint Rhem.

1972– The St. Louis Cardinals traded Matty Alou to the Oakland Athletics for Stephen Easton (minors) and Bill Voss.

1986– The St. Louis Cardinals released Ray Burris.

Birthdays

Hal Janvrin 1892

Phil Collins 1901

Emil Verban 1915

Peanuts Lowrey 1917

Joe Cunningham 1931

Jim King 1932

Ernie Broglio 1935

Mike Maddux 1961

Willie Smith 1967

Patrick Wisdom 1991

Debuts

John Martin 1980

 

Deaths

Wille Crawford 2004

Johhny Lindell 1985

Charlie Shields 1953

She Donahue 1947

Cy Alberts 1917