July 9 in Cardinals History

Cardinals History

Chick Hafey ties a NL record with 10 consecutive hits over two games in 1929. 

1953- At Philadelphia’s Connie Mack Stadium in 1953, Phillies reliever Bob Miller replaces Robin Roberts, ending the starter’s consecutive complete-game streak at 28. The future Hall of Famer (1976) had finished every game he started since beating the Cardinals last season on August 28.

Sporting News selects San Musial as the Player of the Decade from 1946-1955.

In 1958 the Cardinals selected Chuck Stobbs off waivers from the Washington Senators.

 At Candlestick Park, Chris Speier hits for the cycle as the Giants maul the Cardinals, 21-2 in a game in 1988. 

The St. Louis Cardinals traded John Habyan to the California Angels for Mark Sweeney in 1995. 

The Colorado Rockies, in 2013,  purchased Mitchell Boggs from the Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals released Ty Wigginton in 2013. 

 

Birthdays

Jack Powell 1874

Pete McBride 1875

Johnny Vergez 1905

 

Debuts

Wally Shannon 1959

Alberto Rosario 2016

Deaths

Ossee Schrecorgost 1914

Stan Rojek 1997

Chick King 2012