August 30 in Cardinals History

This Day in Cardinals History

Lon Warnecke tosses a no-hitter (1941) against Cincinnati in a 2-0 win. Only three balls get to the outfield. (BOXSCORE).

In 1970, the Cardinals traded to the Philadelphia Phillies for unknown compensation. Curt Flood refused to report to his new team. The St. Louis Cardinals sent Willie Montanez (April 8, 1970) and Jim Browning (minors) (August 30, 1970) to the Philadelphia Phillies to complete the trade.

The Cardinals honor Jack Buck with a new statue in Buck’s likeness in 1998.

 The Cardinals, in 2007, traded Chris Lambert to the Detroit Tigers for Mike Maroth.

 The Brewers traded John Axford to the Cardinals for Michael Blazek in 2013. 

, 2017. The Philadelphia Phillies traded Juan Nicasio to the St. Louis Cardinals for Eliezer Alvarez (minors).

In 2017, The Cardinals traded Mike Leake, cash and international bonus slot money to the Seattle Mariners for Rayder Ascanio (minors).

 

Birthdays

Pol Perritt 1891

Johnny Lindell 1916

Billy Johnson 1918

Steve Baker 1956

Randy O’Neal 1960

Todd Wellemeyer 1978

Adam Wainwright 1981

 

Debuts

Bobby Young 1948

Keith Hernandez 1974

Deaths

Hal Jeffcoat 2007