November 29 in Cardinals History

 

Cardinals History

 

1965– The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Joe Hoerner from the Houston Astros in the 1965 rule 5 draft.

1967– The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Mel Nelson from the Minnesota Twins.

1972– The St. Louis Cardinals traded John Cumberland and Larry Hisle to the Minnesota Twins for Wayne Granger.

1995- Charlie Smith, the player traded to the Yankees from the Cardinals for Roger Maris in 1967, dies at the age of 57. During his two years with the Bronx Bombers, the third baseman hit only .224.

Birthdays

  • Joe Orengo (1914)
  • Lynn Lovenguth (1922)
  • Irv Noren (1924)
  • Minnie Minoso (1924)
  • Allen Battle (1969)