June 29 in Cardinals History

CARDINALS HISTORY

 

Ethan Allen races around the bases for an inside-the-park home run at the Polo Grounds in 1933 but is called out for batting out of turn, costing Joe Medwick his turn at the plate. Medwick bats for himself in the correct order, but grounds out.

Joe Medwick hits for the cycle in an 8-6 loss to Cincinnati in 1935.

Cardinals First Baseman Ripper Collins go the entire game (1937) without registering a putout. This is the third time this rarity has occurred and Collins has done it twice in his career.

Bob Gibson gets bombed in 1967 with his worst career start ever. He leaves with this stat line: 0.2IP/7H/9R/2BB/0K

The Cardinals signed Ray Soff as a free agent in 1985.

Dodgers’ Fernando Valenzuela no-hits the Cardinals in 1990.

The  White Sox purchased Wilton Guerrero from the St. Louis Cardinals in 2005.

In 2011, the St. Louis Cardinals released Ryan Franklin.

Birthdays

Wilbert Robinson 1864

Jack Sutthoff 1873

She Donahue 1877

Harry Patton 1884

Burgess Whitehead 1910

Nippy Jones 1925

Bobby Morgan 1926

 

Debuts

Ed Konetchy 1907

Ernie Vick 1922

Ralph Beard 1954

Ruben Amaro 1958

Jimmy Journell 2003

Clayton Mortensen 2009

Jorge Rondon 2014

Alex Mejia 2017

Deaths

Harry Lyons 1912

Steamboat Williams 1929