February 3 in Cardinals History

 

1910- The St. Louis Cardinals traded Fred Beebe and Alan Storke to the Cincinnati Reds for Frank Corridon, Miller Huggins and Rebel Oakes

1976– The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Tom Walker from the Detroit Tigers

 

Birthdays

  • Lou Criger (February 3, 1872 in Elkhart, Indiana – May 14, 1934 in Tucson, Arizona)
  • Slim Sailee (February 3, 1885 – March 23, 1950)
  • Joe Stripp  (February 3, 1903 – June 10, 1989) “Jersey Joe” Stripp was the last major league batter to bat against a legally thrown spitball, at the end of the career of Burleigh Grimes in 1934. Grimes was one of 17 pitchers who was allowed to continue to throw the spitball, after it was banned in 1920. BOXSCORE from that game.
  • Bake McBride (born February 3, 1949)
  • Mike Wallace (February 3, 1951 in Gastonia, North Carolina)
  • Terry Bradshaw  (born February 3, 1969 in Franklin, Virginia)
  • Skip Schumaker born February 3, 1980)