November 14 in Cardinals History

  • In 2011, Mike Matheny is named to succeed Tony La Russa, who retired as the manager of the Cardinals a few days after leading the Redbirds to a world championship. The 41-year-old former minor league instructor, who served as a special assistant to general manager John Mozeliak, has no previous managerial experience.

Cardinal Birthdays

  • John Munyan (1887)
  • Gil Paulsen (1902
  • Steve Peters (1962)
  • Kent Bottenfield 1968


  • The Cardinals, in 1985, released Bill Campbell.
  • The Cardinals signed Travis Smith as a free agent in 2001.
  • In 2002, the Cardinals signed Dan Serafini as a free agent.
  • The Cardinals sign Rico Washington as a free agent in 2007.
  • The Cardinals release Kyle McClellan in 2012.


  • Jack O’Connor 1937
  • Bill Sherdel 1968