July 25 in Cardinals History

Cardinals History on This Date

  • The  Cardinals released Gus Weyhing in 1900.
  • The Cardinals, in 1906, traded Homer Smoot to the Cincinnati Reds for Shad Barry.
  •  The Baltimore Orioles selected Joe Taylor off waivers in 1958 from the  Cardinals.
  • In 1959 the  Cardinals selected Jay Porter off waivers from the Washington Senators.
  • At Sportsman’s Park in 1962, Stan Musial surpasses Giants’ legend Mel Ott as the National League’s all-time RBI leader. ‘Stan the Man’s’ two-run home run off Don Drysdale in a 5-2 loss to the Dodgers gives the Cardinals’ right fielder 1,862 career runs batted in with the Redbirds.
  • The  Astros traded Mike Easler to the Cardinals for Mike Barlow in 1975
  • The Montreal Expos traded Larry Lintz in 1975 to the St. Louis Cardinals for Jim Dwyer.
  • The Cardinals traded Joe Boever to the Atlanta Braves for Randy O’Neal in 1987. 
  • Cardinals released Ricky Horton in 1990. 
  • The Cardinals signed Steve Woodard in 2002 as a free agent.
  • The Cardinals release Chad Huffman in 2017. 

 

Birthdays

  1. Buddy Bradford 1944
  2. Mick Kelleher 1947
  3. Santiago Guzman 1949
  4. Jose Bautista 1946

Debuts

  1. Al Brazle 1943
  2. Bob Keely 1944
  3. Harrison Bader 2017 (doubled in the 9th and scored winning run)

Deaths

  • Herb Hunter 1970