February 1 in Cardinals History

Newsworthy

1904– The Cardinals purchase Jake Beckley from Cincinnati

1970– Jesse Haines is elected to the Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee

Trading History and Transactions

1963– The Houston Colt .45’s traded Bobby Tiefenauer to the St. Louis Cardinals for Don Ferrarese

1973– The St. Louis Cardinals traded a player to be named later and Charlie Hudson to the Texas Rangers for a player to be named later. The Texas Rangers sent Mike Thompson (March 31, 1973) to the St. Louis Cardinals to complete the trade. The St. Louis Cardinals sent Mike Nagy (March 31, 1973) to the Texas Rangers to complete the trade

1982– The Atlanta Braves traded Dan Morogiello to the St. Louis Cardinals for Donnie Moore

1985– The San Francisco Giants traded Jack Clark to the St. Louis Cardinals for David Green, Dave LaPoint, Gary Rajsich and Jose Uribe

Birthdays

Bob Smith (February 1, 1931 – April 1, 2013)  

Ernie Comacho  (born February 1, 1955)

Kent Mercker (born February 1, 1968)

Hector Luna (born February 1, 1980)