This Date in Cardinals History
- In 1900 in Brooklyn, a sheriff seizes the St. Louis share of gate receipts to reimburse Gus Weyhing, recently released by the Cardinals after posting a 3-4 record in eight starts with the team, who claims to have been cheated out of ten days of pay. Next week, the right-hander, known as Cannonball by his teammates, will sign with the Superbas as a free agent.
- Cardinals in 1909 purchased John Raleigh from Vernon (PCL)
- Cardinals signed Sandy Burk as a free agent in 1912.
- In 1933 the Cardinals released Rogers Hornsby.
- The Cardinals traded Ken Burkhart in 1948 to the Cincinnati Reds for Babe Young
- The St. Louis Cardinals released Tony Cloninger in 1972.
- Mark McGwire breaks the Cardinals record set by Johnny Mize when he belted his 44th home run of the season in 1998.
- The Cardinals signed Reggie Taylor in 2005 as a free agent.
- Cardinals, in 2008, traded Anthony Reyes to the Cleveland Indians for Luis Perdomo
- The Cardinals traded Jess Todd and Chris Perez to the Cleveland Indians for Mark DeRosa in 2009.
- In 2014 the Cardinals signed A.J. Pierzynski as a free agent.
- John Butler 1879
- Otto McIvor 1884
- Ellis Kinder 1914
- Hoyt Wilhelm 1922
- Mike Mohler 1968
Sam Breadon, Cardinals executive and majority owner, was born in 1876.
Here is a link to his Wikipedia page.
- Charlie Rhodes 1906
- Milt Watson 1916
- Gordie Richardson 1964
- Bake McBride 1973
- Tom Jones 1988
- John Gall 2005
- Nig Cuppy 1922