December 2 in Cardinals History

Trading History and Transactions

  • The Cincinnati Reds traded Nick Cullop and cash to the Cardinals for Andy High in 1931. 
  • The Cincinnati Reds purchased Spud Davis in 1936 from the Cardinals
  • Cardinals traded Jack Crimian and $100,000 in 1953 to the Cincinnati Reds for Alex Grammas.
  • In 1959, the Baltimore Orioles traded Bob Nieman to the St. Louis Cardinals for Chuck Staniland (minors) and Gene Green




1928– Jim Bottomley is named NL MVP. He led the league in RBI’s and triples while finishing second in home runs.



1948– Cardinals outfielder Stan Musial is named the National League Most Valuable Player. ‘Stan the Man’ led the NL in hitting with a .376 batting average and 131 RBIs, but just misses the Triple Crown when his 39 home runs is one round-tripper less than the totals hit by Johnny Mize and Ralph Kiner, the league’s leaders.


  • Glenn Crawford (1913)
  • Pedro Borbon (1946)
  • Darryl Kile (1968)


  • Don Padgett 1980
  • Ben Wade 2002