January 26 in Cardinals History

In 1919, the Cardinals announce that Branch Rickey will serve as the manager along with the job as General Manager.

The Cardinals purchased Hod Ford from the Cincinnati Reds in 1932.

The Cardinals purchased Skeeter Scalzi in 1940 from the New York Giants

The Cardinals traded Eddie Erautt, Dick Sisler and $100,000 to San Diego (PCL) for Tom Alston in 1954.

Birthdays

  • Charlie Gelbert¬†–1906
  • Bob Uecker (1934)
  • Tom Bruno¬†(1953)

Deaths

  • Del Rice 1983
  • Ray Yochim 2002
  • Bud Byerly 2012