October 11 in Cardinals History

Baseball Happenings

In Game 4 of the 1964 World Series, Ken Boyer’s sixth inning grand slam off Yankee starter Al Downing gives the Cardinals a 4-3 victory over the Yankees. The St. Louis third baseman is the second National Leaguer to hit a postseason bases-loaded round-tripper.

The Cardinals trade outfielder/first baseman Bobby Tolan and right-hander Wayne Granger to the Reds for Vada Pinson in 1968.

Trades and Transactions

  • In 1960, the Cardinals released Rocky Bridges.
  • The Cardinals traded Ellis Burton, Cal Browning, Leon Wagner and cash to Toronto (International) for Al Cicotte in 1960.
  • The Cardinals purchased Ozzie Virgil in 1961 from the Kansas City Athletics.
  • The Cardinals, in 1962, released Hal Smith.
  • The Cardinals traded Tommy Smith (minors) and Johnny Edwards to the Houston Astros for Dave Adlesh and Dave Giusti in 1968.
  • The  Cardinals released Dan Quisenberry in 1989.
  • The  Cardinals released Ernie Camacho and Stan Clarke in 1990. 

Birthdays

  • Eddie Dyer 1899
  • Joel Hunt 1905
  • Gary Blaylock 1931
  • Mike Fiore 1944
  • Bob Stinson 1945
  • Curt Ford 1960
  • Larry Leubbers 1969
  • Dmitri Young 1973
  • Ty Wigginton 1973

Deaths

  • Sandy Burk 1934
  • George Pierce 1935