Former Cardinals Owner Sam Breadon was born on this date in 1876.
St. Louis Cardinals purchased Clarence Currie from the Cincinnati Reds in 1902
The Kansas City Athletics, in 1961, purchased Mickey McDermott from the St. Louis Cardinals
Cardinal catcher Ted Simmons hit a homer to lead off the fourth inning in San Diego. However, Padres manager John McNamara claimed that his bat was illegal. Home plate umpire Art Williams agreed with McNamara because there were grooves cut into the fat part of the bat, clearly above the 18” area from the handle. Williams ruled Simmons out and the bat was confiscated by crew chief Ed Vargo. The game was protested by the Cardinals, but they won 4-0. This was in 1975.
The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Wayne Garrett in 1978 from the Montreal Expos.
In 2017, the Cardinals trade pitcher Marco Gonzales to the Mariners in exchange for outfielder Tyler O’Neill.
Hush Hill 1879
Moe Drabowsky 1939
Gary Waslewski 1941
Al Hrabosky 1949
Lance Painter 1967
Luis Saturria 1976
Eric Rasmussen 1975
Stephen Piscotty 2015
Bill Gleason 1932
Harry McCurdy 1972
Walt Moryn 1996