October 30 in Cardinals History

Baseball Events

1929 – The Cardinals name their coach Gabby Street as the team’s field boss to replace Bill McKechnie, who left to manage the Boston Braves. In his first two seasons, the new Redbirds’ manager will lead the club to two National League pennants and a World Series championship.

 

Trades and Transactions

2014- Jason Motte of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

2014- Pat Neshek of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

2014- A.J. Pierzynski of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

2011- Edwin Jackson of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

2011- Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

2011- Nick Punto of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

1933- The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Johnny Hodapp from the Boston Red Sox.

 

Birthdays

Jesse Fowler 1898

Lee Tunnell 1960

Gerald Perry 1960

Shane Robinson 1984

Deaths

Steve Brodie 1935

Fred Beebe 1957

Alex Pearson 1966