January 27 in Cardinals History


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)