November 18 in Cardinals History

November 18th in Cardinals History

1914- The Cubs hire future Hall of Famer Roger Bresnahan to manage the team. The former Cardinal skipper will stay for just a year as Chicago finishes the season in fourth place with a 73-80 record.

1987- Andre Dawson (.287, 49, 137) becomes the first major leaguer to win the MVP award playing for a last place club. The Cubs outfielder easily outdistances runners-up shortstop Ozzie Smith and first baseman Jack Clark, both members of the Cardinals.

Birthdays

  • Harry Trekell (1892)
  • Vince Shields (1900)
  • Ken Burkhardt (1916)
  • Rocky Nelson (1924)
  • Gene Mauch (1925)
  • Jamie Moyer (1962)