January 13 in Cardinals History

2005– Hoping to sway the veterans’ committee, North Dakota’s House of Representatives approves a resolution proclaiming native son Roger Maris (Indians, A’s, Yankees, Cardinals) should be elected to the Hall of Fame. The lawmakers’ action, which was sponsored by Rep. Andy Maragos, orders the Secretary of State to send a copy of the resolution to the 85 members of the baseball veterans’ committee, which includes the 60 living members enshrined in Cooperstown.

Birthdays

  • Charlie Wilson 1905
  • Steve Mesner 1918
  • Larry Jaster 1944
  • Mike Tyson 1950
  • Bob Forsch 1950
  • Gene Roof 1958

Trading History

The New York Yankees purchased Paul Toth from the St. Louis Cardinals