February 6 in Cardinals History

  • Dazzy Vance was selected off waivers by the Cincinnati Reds from the Cardinals in 1934.
  • In 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..
  • The Brooklyn Dodgers, in 1940, purchased Herman Franks from the Cardinals

Birthdays

  • Walt Huntzinger 1899¬†
  • Bill Dawley 1958

Deaths 

Ned Cuthbert 1905

Gabby Street 1951

Bill Schindler 1979

Lew Burdette 2007