January 16 in Cardinals History

Events

1970Curt Flood files  a lawsuit challenging the major league reserve clause

Trading History

The Baltimore Orioles traded Mike Dimmel to the Cardinals for Benny Ayala in 1979.

Birthdays

  • Ferdie Schupp (1891)
  • Showboat Fischer (1899)
  • Dizzy Dean (1910)
  • Ron Villone (1970)
  • Albert Pujols (1980)
  • Daniel Poncedeleon (1992)

Deaths

  • Wiley Dunham (1934)
  • Rudy Hulswitt (1950)