June 28 in Cardinals History

This Date in Cardinals History

In 1914, the Cardinals traded Ted Cather and Possum Whitted to the Boston Braves for Hub Perdue.

The Cardinals, in 1918, acquire Austin McHenry from Milwaukee (American Association) for Marty Kavanaugh and Dutch Distel.

The Cardinals sell Danny Murtaugh in 1941 to the Philadelphia Phillies. 

The Cardinals sent Darren Holmes to the Baltimore Orioles as part of a conditional deal in 2000

Shane Andrews is released in 2001 by the Cardinals. 

 

Birthdays

BlaylockBob Bob Blaylock (1935) made his debut with the Cardinals on July 22, 1956, after a hot start in the minor leagues. He didn’t fare well and got sent back to the minor leagues and recalled in 1959. His career numbers show he was 1-7 with a 5.94 ERA. 

 

 

chris_speier  Chris Speier (1950) played for the Cardinals in 1984 as part of his 19-yr career. He was a 3-time All-Star and primarily noted for his defense. He batted .246 with 112 home runs and 720 runs batted in for his career. He has coached for several teams in the major leagues after his retirement from baseball. 

 

Debuts

Mike Knode 1920

Rick Heiserman 1999

Deaths

Johnny Schulte 1978

Jim Brosnan 2014