In 1979, for the first time in major league history, two players are named co-winners of the National League MVP award when Cardinal first baseman Keith Hernandez shares the honor with Pirates outfielder Willie Stargell.
The following players have November 13th in Cardinals history birthdays on this date.
Ted Wilks (1915)
Debuted on April 25, 1944 and played for 12 season with the Cardinals. He was 17-4 his first year in the big leagues and pitched 16 complete games. His Cardinals career was 51-20 with a 3.25 ERA along with 328 strikeouts and 218 walks. His last season for the Cardinals (1951) he led the league with 13 saves.
- June 15, 1951: Traded by the St. Louis Cardinals with Dick Cole, Joe Garagiola, Bill Howerton and Howie Pollet to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Cliff Chambers andWally Westlake.
Steve Bilko (1928)
Bilko had his debut on 9-22-49 and played for 6 years for the Cardinals. He played in 219 games and had 778 at bats with 191 hits. He added 34 doubles, 4 triples, 24 home runs and a .246 batting average. He had NO stolen bases.
- April 30, 1954: Purchased by the Chicago Cubs from the St. Louis Cardinals for $12,500.
John Sutton (1952)
Rigo Beltan (1969)
Jason Simontacchi (1973)
Moe Thacker 1997
Al Dark 2014