October 24 in Cardinals History

Baseball’s anthem, Take Me Out to the Ballgame, is introduced by Bill Murray. The song writing team of Albert Von Tilzer (music) and Jack Norworth (words), who created the immortal tune, has never seen a game. 

Trades and Transactions

  • The Cardinals released Marty Marion and Bob Scheffing in 1951
  • Cardinals released Red Schoendienst in 1961.
  • In 1974, the Houston Astros purchased Jose Cruz from the Cardinals.

Birthdays

  • Dick Niehaus 1892
  • Jack Russell 1905
  • Jim Brosnan 1928
  • Arthur Rhodes 1969
  • Mike Mathews 1973
  • Rafael Furcal 1977

Deaths

  • Al Brazle 1973
  • Bill Lewis 1977
  • Benny Valenzuela 2018