July 20 in Cardinals History

Cardinals History on this Date

At St. Louis, Brooklyn hurler Mal Eason no-hits the Cardinals, 2-0 in 1906. 

Hornsby, in 1922, sets a modern National League record with his 25th home run of the season.

The Athletics traded Dennis Higgins to the Cardinals for Gaylen Pitts in 1971.

In 2004, At Wrigley Field, Albert Pujols goes 5-for-5, including three home runs and five RBIs, as the Cardinals beat their Central Division rivals Cubs, 11-8. The Redbird first baseman’s first three-homer career game helps St. Louis to erase a six-run deficit.

The St. Louis Cardinals released Anthony Ferrari in 2005. 

 

Birthdays

Kevin Siegrist 1989

Debuts

Ernie Lush 1910  (played one career game and went 0-for-4)

Skeeter Webb 1932 

Bill Lyons 1983

Brock Peterson 2013

Deaths

Jack Reis 1939

Tom Winsett 1987