June 27 in Cardinals History

CARDINALS HISTORY

In 1914, the Cardinals purchased Joe Riggert from the Brooklyn Robins.

Joe Torre hits for the cycle in 1973 as the Cardinals defeat the Pirates 15-4.

Allen McDill is signed as a free agent in 2000.

The Cardinal send Jess Todd and Chris Perez to the Cleveland Indians for Mark DeRosa in 2009.

 

Birthdays

TerwilligerDick Dick Terwilliger (June 27, 1906 – January 21, 1969) played for the Cardinals in one game on August 18, 1932, as a pitcher. He threw 3 innings and allowed 1 hit, 2 walks and fanned two for his career. 

 

 

 

KaskoEddie Eddie Kasko (1931) was a former shortstop and manager in the major leagues. He made his debut on April 18, 1957, with the Cardinals. In his 10-yr career, he hit .267 with 22 homers and 261 runs batted in. He managed 640 games and was 345-295 in his career. 

 

Debuts

Steve Melter 1909

Bill Bolden 1919

Jeff Lahti 1982

Deaths

Hugh Nicols 1920

Eddie Morgan 1982