Chris Carpenter (21-5, 2.83), in 2005, is elected by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America as the NL Cy Young award winner, becoming the first Redbird to cop the honor since Bob Gibson was selected in 1970.
Trades and Transactions
The Cardinals, in 1914, selected Ham Hyatt off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Grady Wilson from the Boston Red Sox in the 1946 minor league draft.
Gene Tenace of the Cardinals granted free agency in 1982.
The Cardinals, in 1997, traded Dmitri Young to the Cincinnati Reds for Jeff Brantley.
Heathcliff Slocumb of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency in 1999.
The Cardinals signed Brian Falkenborg as a free agent in 2005.
In 2008, Juan Encarnacion of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.
Del Gainer 1886
Ben Hunt 1888
Chick King 1930
Jack Clark 1956
Matt Pagnozzi 1985
George Pinckney 1926
Bruce Hitt 1973
Ken Raffensberger 2002