December 7 in Cardinals History

  • The Cardinals traded Johnny Lewis and Gordie Richardson to the New York Mets for Elio Chacon and Tracy Stallard in 1964.
  • The Cardinals,in 1971, traded Chris Zachary to the Detroit Tigers for Bill Denehy.
  • In 1973, the Cardinals traded Reggie Cleveland, Terry Hughes and Diego Segui to the Boston Red Sox for John Curtis, Mike Garman and Lynn McGlothen.
  • The Cleveland Indians traded Bobby Bonds to the Cardinals in 1979 for John Denny and Jerry Mumphrey.
  • The Cardinals purchased Mike Stanton from the Cleveland Indians in 1981.
  • The Boston Red Sox, in 1994, traded Jeff McNeely and Nate Minchey to the Cardinals for Luis Alicea.
  • The Colorado Rockies traded Larry Bigbie and Aaron Miles to the Cardinals for Ray King in 2005.

Birthdays

  • Bobby Schang (1886)
  • Alex Johnson (1942)
  • Tino Martinez (1967)
  • Ryan Theriot (1979)

Deaths

  • Jud Smith 1947