December 17 in Cardinals History


Trading History and Transactions

The Cardinals purchased Fred Haney from Indianapolis (American Association) in 1928.

The Cardinals traded Jim Bottomley in 1932 to the Cincinnati Reds for Ownie Carroll and Estel Crabtree.

Cardinals released Ken Dayley in 1986.

In 2008, the Cardinals signed Joe Thurston as a free agent.

Sign Kwang-hyun Kim to a contract in 2019.


  • Rebel Oakes (1883)
  • Jack McAdams (1886)
  • Oscar Tuero (1893)
  • Ray Jablonski (1926)
  • Travis Tartamella (1987)


Ken O’Dea died on this date in 1985.