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.

Granted Free Agency

2014- Jason Motte, Pat Neshek and A.J. Pierzynski

2011- Edwin Jackson, Albert Pujols  and Nick Punto

Birthdays

  • Jesse Fowler 1898
  • Lee Tunnell 1960
  • Gerald Perry 1960
  • Shane Robinson 1984

Deaths

  • Steve Brodie 1935
  • Fred Beebe 1957
  • Alex Pearson 1966