Today in Cardinals History
In 1919, the Cardinals acquire Doug Baird, Elmer Jacobs, and Frank Woodward and give up Lee Meadows and Gene Paulette in a trade.
Tyler (Texas) purchased Ray Cunningham from the St. Louis Cardinals in 1932.
Cardinals traded Herb Moford to the Detroit Tigers for Bob Thorpe in 1957.
The St. Louis Cardinals sent Chuck Hartenstein to the Boston Red Sox, in 1970, as part of a conditional deal.
The Cardinals signed Dan Quisenberry, in 1988, as a free agent.
1998- The St. Louis Cardinals released Rusty Meacham in 1998.
The Cardinals, in 2005, sign Ricky Stone as a free agent.
President Barrack Obama throws out the ceremonial first pitch in the 2009 All-Star game.
On The Field
Rogers Hornsby, in 1924, goes three-for-four in the St. Louis Cardinals’ 12-0 victory over the Brooklyn Robins to raise his season average to .402. His average remains above .400 for the remainder of the season.
Art Nichols 1871
Ken Nash 1888
Bob Purkey 1929
Earl Franks 1935
Bill McColl 1944
Bobby Tiefenauer 1952 (2IP/2H/1ER/4BB/1K) Boxscore