March 27 in Cardinals History

The Milwaukee Brewers sent Scotty Pacer to the  Cardinals and they sent Keith Johns to the Brewers in 1997.

The Cardinals released Larry Carter in 1987.

Ballpark Village, in 2014, opens its doors to the public for the first time (they broke ground on Feb. 8, 2013)

 

Birthdays

HugginsMiller   

Miller Huggins  (March 27, 1878 – September 25, 1929)  played second base for the Cardinals (1910–1916) and managed the Cardinals (1913–1917). As the manager, he managed 774 games, won 346 and lost 415 games for 45%.

 

 

 

BoardmanCharlie 

 Charles Boardman- pitched in three games in 1922 with a 1-0 record and a 2.84 ERA

 

 

 

 HockEd

 Ed Hock- played in one game in 1920 in the outfield with no at-bats.

 

 

 

KimballNewt 

 Newt Kimball- was 1-0 for the Cardinals in two games during the 1940 season. 

 

 

 

 LassetterDon

 Don Lassetter- In 1957, he played in 4 games for a .187 batting average.

 

 

 

   HarrisVic

  Vic Harris- he hit .228 in 97 games in 1976. 

 

 

     

Lynn McGlothlen- pitched in 1974-1976 for the Cardinals with a 44-40 record and a 3.49 ERA.

 

 

 

Deaths

Forrest Crawford —Born: May 10, 1881-Died March 27, 1908

Bill Chambers —  Born: September 5, 1888- Died: March 27, 1962