November 24 in Cardinals History

This Date in Cardinals History

Trades and Transactions

1942– The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Gerry Staley from Boise (Pioneer) in the 1942 minor league draft.

1948– The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Lou Ciola from Portsmouth (Piedmont) in the 1948 minor league draft.

1948– The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Jack Faszholz from the Boston Red Sox in the 1948 minor league draft.

1948– The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Ray Jablonski from the Boston Red Sox in the 1948 minor league draft.

1948-The Brooklyn Dodgers drafted Johnny Klippstein from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1948 minor league draft.

1964: The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Fritz Ackley from the Chicago White Sox.

1964– Ken Boyer (.295, 24, 119) is selected as the National League’s MVP. The World Champion Cardinal third basemen easily outdistances Johnny Callison and Bill White for the honor.

1997– The St. Louis Cardinals signed Larry Luebbers as a free agent.

1999– The St. Louis Cardinals signed Heathcliff Slocumb as a free agent.

2003– The St. Louis Cardinals signed Chad Paronto as a free agent.

2004– The St. Louis Cardinals released Marlon Anderson.

2009- Albert Pujols (.327, 47, 135), the unanimous choice of the writers, wins his third National League MVP award, copping the honor for the second consecutive year. The Cardinals’ first baseman joins Stan Musial, Roy Campanella, Mike Schmidt, and Barry Bonds, who won the award seven times, as the fifth player to be selected three times in the Senior Circuit for the prestigious prize.

2013- The St. Louis Cardinals signed Jhonny Peralta as a free agent.

Birthdays

  • Peter Noonan (1881)
  • Tom Winsett (1909) -On April 25, 1938, he was the first baseball player to be featured on the cover of LIFE magazine.
  • Joe Medwick (1911)
  • Cal Eldred (1967)
  • Dean Anna (1986)