May 29 in Cardinals History

This Date in Cardinals History

Dave Brain has three triples in one game against the Pirates in 1905.

The Chicago Cubs purchased Doc Marshall in 1908 from the Cardinals.

In 1970, the Cardinals traded Phil Gagliano to the Chicago Cubs for Ted Abernathy.

The Cardinals, in 1976, traded Mario Guerrero to the California Angels for Ed Kurpiel and Edward Jordan (minors).

The Cardinals released Brian Hunter in 2004.

 

Birthdays

ReinhartArt  Art Reinhart (May 29, 1899 – November 11, 1946) pitched in 1919 with the Cardinals and then left the team and re-joined them 1925-1928. he pitched in 123 games and compiled a 30-18 record.

 

 

 

SchmidtWillard  Willard Schmidt (May 29, 1928 – March 22, 2007) made his debut in a Cardinals uniform on April 4, 1952. He completed his career with a 31-29 record and a 3.93 ERA.

 

 

 

DavisEric  Eric Davis (1962) had a 17-yr career in the major leagues and was with the Cardinals from 1999-2000. He played in 150 games and compiled 126 hits with a .283 batting average while wearing the Birds on the Bat.

 

 

 

MillerTrever  Trever Miller (1973) On December 3, 2008, Miller signed a one-year incentive-laden deal worth potentially $2 million with the St. Louis Cardinals and he made his debut with the Cardinals on Opening Day, Apr. 6, 2009. He relieved with 2 outs in the 6th inning, giving up 2 hits charged with a blown save, striking out 2 batters in his 1.0 IP. On July 27, 2011, he was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays along with P. J. Walters, Brian Tallet and Colby Rasmus for Edwin Jackson, Octavio Dotel, Marc Rzepczynski and Corey Patterson.

 

 

trevor-rosenthal  Trevor Rosenthal (1990) The Cardinals drafted Rosenthal in the 21st round of the 2009 MLB Draft. He signed for $65,000 and made his major league debut on July 18, 2012. He is currently the closer for the Cardinals.

 

Debuts

Adam Ottovino 2010

Ed Easley 2015

 

Deaths

Doc Lavan 1952