1947– Fred Saigh gains ninety percent control of the Cardinals when he buys out the interest of Robert Hennegan. After just two years of ownership, Hennegan makes a tidy profit of $866,000.
In 1999, former Mets infielder Carlos Baerga signs a one-year free-agent contract with the Cardinals.
- Greg Bargar (1959)
- Phil Plantier (1969)
Bob Steele (1962)