November 11 in Cardinals History

Baseball Events

St. Louis first baseman Mark McGwire tells ESPN, in 2005,  he plans to retire, ending his 16-year big league career. The prolific home run hitter, who ranked fifth all-time with 583 career homers, decided not to sign the two-year, $30 million extension the Cardinals had offered.

Trades and Transactions

  • The Toronto Blue Jays traded Pat Hentgen and Paul Spoljaric to the St. Louis Cardinals for Alberto Castillo, Matt DeWitt and Lance Painter in 1999.
  • The Cardinals, in 2011, released Bryan Augenstein.
  •  The Cardinals signed Scott Moore as a free agent in 2013.
  •  Cardinals signed Miguel Socolovich and Dean Anna as a free agent in 2014.


  • Rabbit Maranville (Hall of Famer) 1891
  • Mitch Harris 1985


  • Fred Harman 1938