June 12 in Cardinals History

The Boston Braves purchased Lou North from the Cardinals in 1924. 

In 1940, there is a trade that stuns the baseball world, the Dodgers obtain Ducky Medwick and pitcher Curt Davis from the Cardinals for outfielder Ernie Koy, pitcher Carl Doyle, two minor leaguers and $125,000. The deal signals the emergence of Brooklyn as a serious contender.

The Cardinals, in 1973, released Bobby Fenwick.

The Major League Baseball Player’s Association goes on strike and is out for two months in 1981.

In 1986, the Cardinals released Jerry White.

The Cardinals released Gabe White in 2005.

 

Birthdays

Pat_Dillard

 

 Pat Dillard (June 12, 1873 – July 22, 1907) made his debut on April 21, 1900, and appeared in 57 games in which he hit .230 with no home runs and 12 runs batted in. He played his last game on August 18, 1900. 

 

McClellanKyle Kyle McClellan (1984) played for five seasons with the Cardinals as he made his major league debut on April 1, 2008. He finished with a 19-23 record with the Cardinals. He was given his release after the 2012 season. McClellan played one game with the Texas Rangers and went 0-1 before he retired. 

 

Debuts

Skipper Roberts 1913

Cal Browning 1960

Greg Terlecky 1975

Mark Grater 1991

Andrew Brown 2011

Deaths

Cliff Caroll 1923

Randy Moore 1992