September 6 in Cardinals History

1959– The Cardinals signed Phil Gagliano as an amateur free agent.

1973 The  Cardinals purchased Matty Alou from the New York Yankees.

2005– The Cardinals released Armando Almanza.

2005– The Cardinals released Bill Pulsipher.

Phillies traded Juan Nicasio to the St. Louis Cardinals for Eliezer Alvarez (minors). in 2017.

Birthdays

  • Tommy Thevenow 1903
  • Hal Jeffcoat 1924
  • Tom Flanigan 1934
  • Mike Thompson 1949
  • Edmundo Sosa 1996
  • Jordan Hicks 1996

 

Debuts

  • Orson Baldwin 1908
  • Ray Rolling 1912
  • Finners Quinlan 1913
  • George Lyons 1920
  • Flint Rhem 1924
  • John Romonski 1953
  • Corky Withrow 1963
  • Dennis Aust 1965
  • Bill Stein 1972
  • Sam Mejias 1976
  • Mike Potter 1976
  • Ty Walker 1980
  • Luis DeLeon 1981
  • Jo De Sa 1980
  • Jeff Little 1980
  • Craig Wilson 1989
  • Mark Clark 1991
  • Tyler Johnson 2005
  • Adron Chambers 2011
  • Jose Martinez 2016

Deaths

  • Eddie Ainsmith 1961
  • Chris Duncan 2019

Tracking Musial’s Home Runs

  • #170 came in 1950 against the Cubs pitcher Paull Minnar.
  • In 1951, #206 was facing the Cubs.
  • 1953 saw Stan hit creer homer #252 off Don Liddle