February 3 in Cardinals History

 

  • The Cardinals traded Fred Beebe and Alan Storke in 1910 to the Cincinnati Reds for Frank Corridon, Miller Huggins and Rebel Oakes.
  • The Cardinals purchased Tom Walker from the Detroit Tigers in 1976.

 

Birthdays

  • Lou Criger 1872
  • Slim Sailee 1885
  • Joe StrippĀ  1903 “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 1949
  • Mike Wallace 1951
  • Terry Bradshaw 1969
  • Skip Schumaker 1980

Deaths

  • Art Twineham 1905
  • Ron Piche 2011