December 28 in Cardinals History


  • In 1926. Bob O’Farrell is named to replace Rogers Hornsby as the Cardinal manager. The ‘Rajah’, who guided the Redbirds to a World Championship as the team’s player-manager last season, was traded to the Giants eight days ago for Frankie Frisch and Jimmy Ring.
  • The Cardinals signed Abraham Nunez as a free agent in 2004.


  • Wattie Holm 1901
  • Nelson Burbrink 1921
  • Einar Diaz 1972
  • Barret Browning 1984


  • Bob Pertica 1967
  • Sal Maglie 1992