October 13 in Cardinals History

History of Cardinals

 

Baseball Events

1985-  St. Louis outfielder Vince Coleman becomes entangled in Busch Stadium’s automatic tarpaulin when he is stretching prior to the Cardinals’ 12-2 rout of LA in Game 4 of the NLCS. The freak accident, which traps his left leg for about thirty seconds, will end the season for the 23 year-old rookie.

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Trades and Transactions

1937– The Pittsburgh Pirates traded a player to be named later, Bernard Cobb (minors), Tom Padden and cash to the St. Louis Cardinals for Johnny Rizzo. The Pittsburgh Pirates sent Bud Hafey (December 15, 1937) to the St. Louis Cardinals to complete the trade.

1950– The St. Louis Cardinals released Eddie Miller.

1953– The St. Louis Cardinals traded Les Fusselman and cash to Oklahoma City (Texas) for Joe Frazier.

1959– The St. Louis Cardinals released Hal Jeffcoat.

1967- The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Jim Hicks from the Chicago White Sox.

1967– The St. Louis Cardinals traded a player to be named later to the New York Mets for Jack Lamabe. The St. Louis Cardinals sent Al Jackson (October 13, 1967) to the New York Mets to complete the trade.

1999– Larry Luebbers of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

2006– Mark Mulder of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

2010– The St. Louis Cardinals selected Bryan Augenstein off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

 

Birthdays

Pickles Dilhoefer 1893

George Frazier 1954