This Date in Cardinals History
The Cardinals traded Bob Steele to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Doug Baird in 1917.
The Cardinals, in 1924, traded Bill Doak to the Brooklyn Robins for Leo Dickerman
Tracking Musial’s Home Runs
1947 Stan hit #58 facing Ed Chandler of Brooklyn with a 2-run home run
In 1926- In what will turn out to be one of John McGraw’s worst trades, the Giants trade outfielder Billy Southworth, batting .328 at the time, to the Cardinals for Heinie Mueller, who will hit only .265 over two seasons for New York. The Redbirds’ new fly chaser, a future Hall of Famer, will play an important role in the team’s world championship this season.
The Cardinals traded Hal Rice and cash in 1953 to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Pete Castiglione
Frank ‘Trader’ Lane lives up to his nickname when the Cardinals GM completes a seven-player deal with the Giants in 1956. The Redbirds swap future Hall of Famer second baseman Red Schoendienst‚ catcher Bill Sarni and southpaw Dick Littlefield to the Giants for shortstop Alvin Dark‚ outfielder Whitey Lockman, backstop Ray Katt, and left-hander Don Liddle.
The Cardinals purchased Sal Maglie from the New York Yankees in 1958.
The Cardinals purchased Ramon Hernandez in 1968 from the Chicago Cubs.
1969- The St. Louis Cardinals traded Dennis Ribant to the Cincinnati Reds for Aurelio Monteagudo
The Baltimore Orioles, in 1983, trade Floyd Rayford to the Cardinals for Tito Landrum.
The Cardinals signed Bryan Eversgerd as an amateur free agent in 1989.
The Cardinals signed Jason Conti as a free agent in 2006.
In 2010, the Cardinals signed Jeff Suppan as a free agent.
Harrie Crane “Jack” Reis (June 14, 1891 – July 20, 1939) pitched in 3 games in 1911 for the Cardinals for 9.1 innings and allowed 1 earned run.
Mike Laga (1960) was a Cardinals player from 1986-1988. He is known for hitting a ball completely out of Busch Stadium. It was foul but still went out. He played in 188 major league games and had 84 hits, 55 RBIs, 39 runs scored, and 16 home runs.
- Roland Howell 1012
- Chip Marshall 1941
- Dick Ricketts 1959
- Charlie Moran 1949
- Bill Walker 1966
- Hal Woodeshick 2009
BASEBALL HISTORY- On June 14, 1969, future Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson drives in 10 runs, helping the Oakland A’s to a 21-7 romp over the Boston Red Sox. Jackson’s five-hit barrage includes two home runs, a double and a three-run single.