January 18 in Cardinals History

  • Grover Cleveland Alexander is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1938.
  • In 1983, the Cardinals purchased Jerry Garvin from the Toronto Blue Jays
  • St. Louis officials reveal details, in 2014, about the team’s new Hall of Fame that will be established this spring when their their new museum is dedicated at the Cardinals Nation in the Ballpark Village. The team’s initiative will immortalize the greatest players and other key figures in franchise history, starting with the inaugural class of twenty-two individuals, who haven selected due to their induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, or by virtue of having had their number retired by the team.
  • The Cardinals purchased Jerry Garvin in 1983 from the Toronto Blue Jays.


  • Danny Clark 1894
  • Curt Flood 1938
  • Gibson Alba 1960
  • John Mozeliak (GM) 1969
  • Brian Falkenborg 1978


  • Cliff Heathcote 1939
  • Gene Woodburn 1961
  • George Crowe 2011