September 5 in Cardinals History

This Date in Cardinals History

1901–¬†Bill Magee sent from the St. Louis Cardinals to the New York Giants in an unknown transaction.

1935– Terry Moore has a perfect day, going 6-for-6 in consecutive trips to the plate. The Cardinal rookie has nearly a third of the Redbirds’ 19 hits in the team’s 15-3 rout against Boston at Sportsman’s Park.

1974– The St. Louis Cardinals traded Orlando Pena to the California Angels for a player to be named later. The California Angels sent Rich Hand (October 15, 1974) to the St. Louis Cardinals to complete the trade.

1974– The St. Louis Cardinals selected Ron Hunt off waivers from the Montreal Expos.

2016РCarson Kelly hits a line-drive double for his first major league hit in the eighth inning, and then scored his first run.

Baseball History

Larry Hesterfer of the New York Giants hit into a triple play in his only major-league game. He is the first player to hold that distinction (batter, runner or fielder) of being involved in a TP in his brief cup of coffee.


Bill Chambers 1888

Ody Abbot 1888

Ernie White 1916

Jeff Brantley 1963


Ralph McLauren 1908

Howie Jones 1921

George Kernek 1965

Leron Lee 1969

Ken Reitz 1972

Mike Tyson 1972

Rod Brewer 1990

Geronimo Pena 1990

Mike Perez 1990

Shelby Miller 2012

Carson Kelly 2016

Breyvic Valera 2017