February 6 in Cardinals History

1934– Dazzy Vance was selected off waivers by the Cincinnati Reds from the St. Louis Cardinals.

1935– Demanding a yearly salary of $25,000, future Hall of Famer (1953) Dizzy Dean becomes a holdout. The Cardinal right-handed ace will sign for $19,500 the following day.

1940– The Brooklyn Dodgers purchased Herman Franks from the St. Louis Cardinals

Birthdays

Walt Huntzinger (February 6, 1899 – August 11, 1981)

Bill Dawley (born February 6, 1958)