July 3 in Cardinals History

This Date in Cardinals History

The Cardinals committed 17 errors (ties a major league record) in a doubleheader as Cincinnati sweeps in 1909.

The Cardinals, in 1917,  traded Bob Besher, Sam Bohne, Paddy Livingston and cash to Milwaukee (American Association) for Marv Goodwin. 

It’s 1918 and the hidden ball trick works to aid the Cardinals to a 2-1 win over the Cubs. 

Cardinal first baseman Johnny Mize accumulates 13 total bases, hitting two home runs, a triple and a double in 1939.

The Twins, in 2001,  traded Hanley Frias to the St. Louis Cardinals for Larry Sutton

In 2006, the Cardinals signed Jorge Rondon as an amateur free agent.

Birthdays

Wes Callahan 1896

Matt Keough 1955

Kurt Kepshire 1959

 

Debuts

Les Backman 1909

Grover Lowdermilk 1909

Jack Crimian 1951

Dick Schofield 1953

Jack Damaska 1963

Placido Polanco 1998

Josh Kinney 2006

Jarrett Hoffpauir 2009

 

Deaths

Pete McBride 1944

Hank Robinson 1965

Earl Franks 2002