- In 1934, In the second game of a doubleheader at Ebbets Field, 22 year-old Cardinal hurler Paul Dean becomes the fifth rookie to throw a no-hitter, beating the Dodgers, 3-0. His brother Dizzy had thrown a two-hitter in the first game of the twin bill, blanking Brooklyn, 13-0.
“If I’da known he was gonna throw one, I’da thrown one, too.”
–Dizzy Dean, after his brother threw a no-hitter in the nightcap of a double-header
- In his major league debut in 1951, Cardinals hurler Jack Collum throws a two-hit shutout against the Cubs at Sportsman’s Park, 6-0. The rookie southpaw developed a natural screwball due to losing part of his index finger in a farm accident.
- Cardinals released Felipe Lopez in 2010.
- Billy Muffett 1930
- Danny Cox 1959
- Jason Christinson 1969
- Scott Spezio 1972
- Brian Tallet 1977
- Carlos Martinez 1991
- Lynn King 1935
- Jackie Collum 1951
- Don Lassetter 1957
- Ted Simmons 1968
- Marc Ronan 1993
- Murry Dickson 1989
Tracking Musial’s Home Runs
- In 1944 he hit #44 of his career in Brooklyn.
- Bob Rush in Chicago allowed #235 in 1952 with a 2-run homer in the 1st inning.
- In 1955, he hit another off Bob Rush and this was #324 of Stan’s career.