August 28 in Cardinals History

 

  • Cardinals selected Frank Snyder off waivers from the New York Giants in 1926.
  • In 1996, the┬áCardinals released Mike Morgan.

Stan Musial hits a walk-off home run, his fifth career walk-off and second in three days.

Birthdays

  • Doc Hazelton 1876
  • Charlie Grimm 1898
  • Wally Roettger 1902
  • Jeff Cross 1902
  • Chip Marshall 1919
  • Mike Torrez 1946
  • Joel Youngblood 1951

Debuts

Ed Clough 1924

Chick Hafey 1924

Cotton Pippen 1936

Deaths

  • Larry Jackson 1990
  • Lou Scoffic 1997

Tracking Musial’s Home Runs

he hit home runs on this date in four consecutive years.

  • 1947 #70 vs Cubs and Larry Jensen with a solo in top of 3rd woth Cardinals down 3-2
  • 1948 was #109 facing NYG with a walk-ff homer facing Monty Kennedy.
  • 1949 saw Warren Spahn give up #136 in the 1st inning and it was a 3-run homer.
  • 1950 came from Preache rRoe as it was a solo homer and #166 of his career.