- In 1911, umpire Bill Klem stop the game between the Cardinals and Phillies and has a fan removed for being obnoxious and unruly. It is thought to be the first time a fan was escorted from a major league game. Usually, bodyguards were used to protect the umpire.
- The St. Louis Cardinals, in 1913, purchased Dick Niehaus and Wese Callahan from Battle Creek (Southern Michigan) for $5,000.
- Rookie Johnny Stuart, in his second and third career start, pitches two complete-game victories at Boston in 1923.
- The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Earl Smith in 1928 from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
- Using four home runs from Stan Musial, Bob Elliott, Ralph Kiner, and Gil Hodges, the National League All-Stars defeat the American League at Detroit’s Briggs Stadium in the 1951 All-Star Game. Kiner hits a home run for the third year in a row.
- Dodgers purchased Todd Cunningham from the St. Louis Cardinals in 2017.
- Bill Schindler 1896
- John Glenn 1928
- Jermaine Curtis 1987
- Lee DeMontreville 1903 – He played in 26 games and batted .263 for his career.
- Alberto Rosario 2016
- Art Rebel 2004
Tracking Musial’s Home Runs
- In 1947, he hit career home run #61 facing Clint Hartung in the first inning with a 2-run homer.
- In the 1st inning, Stan connected on career homer #311 in 1955 facing Howie Pollett.
- In 1960 #418 was hit off of Stan Williams and the Dodgers with a 3-run homer in the first inning.
Bob Gibson’s Complete Games
- In 1964 he pitched career complete game #49 with a 7-6 win over the Mets with 9IP/10H/6ER/4BB/4K.
- He took a complete game loss in 1970 with CG #174 to the Pirates with 12IP/6H6ER/1BB7K.
Triple Play on July 10, 1908
The Brooklyn Superbas had runners on 1st and 2nd in the first inning with John Hummel up to bat. The Cardinals turned a 9-3-6 triple play that went from Al Shaw (RF) to Ed Konetchy (!B) to Patsy O’Rourke (SS).
WOW (Walk-Off Winner)
1987- The game was tied 5-5 in the bottom of the 13th inning facing the San Francisco Giants. The first two batters (Ozzie Smith and Terry Pendleton) each made outs. Tommy Herr was able to coax a walk for Jack Clark to come to the plate. He hit a home run and the Cardinals won 7-5 for a WOW!