January 7 in Cardinals History

Lou Brock is elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1985.

1985- Enos Slaughter is elected to the Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee.



  • Johnny Mize 1913
  • Al Dark 1922
  • Dick Schofield 1935
  • Fred Whitfield 1938
  • Doug Capilla 1952
  • Bryan Pena 1982


  • Jim Cosman (2013)


Other Baseball History

1991 – Pete Rose is released from federal prison in Marion, IL, after serving five months for tax evasion. He will now begin the second part of his sentence, consisting of 1,000 hours of community service at Cincinnati inner-city schools.