December 12 in Cardinals History

 

Trading History and Transactions

1903– The Cardinals trade future Hall of Fame right-hander Mordecai “Three Fingers” Brown and catcher Jack O’Neill to the Cubs in exchange for backstop Larry McLean and Jack Taylor, a righty who will set the record for consecutive complete-games in one season next year with 39 when he compiles a 20-19 record for the Redbirds. Three-finger Brown will post a 188-86 (.686) record, including six consecutive seasons of 20+ wins, during his ten-year tenure with Chicago.

1908– The St. Louis Cardinals traded Art Fromme and Ed Karger to the Cincinnati Reds for Admiral Schlei

1908– The St. Louis Cardinals traded Red Murray, Bugs Raymond and Admiral Schlei to the New York Giants for Roger Bresnahan

1913– The St. Louis Cardinals traded Bob Harmon, Ed Konetchy and Mike Mowrey to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Art Butler, Cozy Dolan, Dots Miller, Hank Robinson and Chief Wilson

1980– The Milwaukee Brewers traded David Green, Dave LaPoint, Sixto Lezcano and Lary Sorensen to the St. Louis Cardinals for Rollie Fingers, Ted Simmons and Pete Vuckovich

1984– The St. Louis Cardinals traded Steve Barnard (minors) and George Hendrick to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Brian Harper and John Tudor

2010– The St. Louis Cardinals traded Brendan Ryan to the Seattle Mariners for Maikel Cleto

2012– The St. Louis Cardinals traded Skip Schumaker to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Jake Lemmerman

Birthdays

Clyde Kluttz- 1917

Bill Howerton- 1921