December 7 in Cardinals History

1984– Bruce Sutter signs a contract with the Atlanta Braves

Birthdays

Bobby Schang (1886)

Alex Johnson (1942)

Tino Martinez (1967)

Ryan Theriot (1979)

Trading History and Transactions

1964– The St. Louis Cardinals traded Johnny Lewis and Gordie Richardson to the New York Mets for Elio Chacon and Tracy Stallard

1971– The St. Louis Cardinals traded Chris Zachary to the Detroit Tigers for Bill Denehy

1973– The St. Louis Cardinals traded Reggie Cleveland, Terry Hughes and Diego Segui to the Boston Red Sox for John Curtis, Mike Garman and Lynn McGlothen

1979– The Cleveland Indians traded Bobby Bonds to the St. Louis Cardinals for John Denny and Jerry Mumphrey

1981– The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Mike Stanton from the Cleveland Indians

1994– The Boston Red Sox traded Jeff McNeely and Nate Minchey to the St. Louis Cardinals for Luis Alicea

2005– The Colorado Rockies traded Larry Bigbie and Aaron Miles to the St. Louis Cardinals for Ray King