St. Louis Cardinals in History

Events in Sport

  • 1915-09-18 Boston Braves trounce St Louis Cardinals 20-1
  • 1928-10-04 25th World Series begins, NY Yankees vs St Louis Cardinals
  • 1947-09-22 Brooklyn Dodgers clinch NL pennant defeating St. Louis Cardinals 94-60

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1949-07-25 St Louis Cardinal Stan Musial hits for the cycle beating Bkln 14-1

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
  • 1961-07-05 St Louis Cardinal Bill White hits 3 HRs & a double
  • 1964-10-15 St Louis Cardinals beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 61st World Series
  • 1968-09-17 Gaylord Perry (Giants) no-hits St Louis Cardinals, 1-0
  • 1973-12-09 St Louis Cardinal Jim Bakken kicks 6 field goals vs Atlanta Falcons
  • 1976-05-22 St Louis Cardinal Reggie Smith hits 3 HR

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1977-08-29 St Louis Cardinal Lou Brock eclipses Ty Cobb's 49-year-old career stolen bases record at 893 as Padres win 4-3

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • 1982-10-10 MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat Atlanta Braves, 3 games to 0
  • 1985-09-22 St Louis Cardinals set an unusual streak record by winning 9 of 10 games, each pitched by a different man
  • 1985-10-16 KC Royals & St Louis Cardinals win their league championships
  • 1985-10-16 MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 2
  • 1987-10-14 MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat San Francisco Giants, 4 games to 3
  • 1988-01-16 NFL St Louis Cardinals announce move to Phoenix
  • 1988-03-15 NFL's St Louis Cardinals officially move to Phoenix
  • 1996-10-17 MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 3
  • 1997-05-16 Atlanta Braves beat St Louis Cardinals, 1-0 in 13 innings

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1997-07-31 A's trade Mark McGwire to St Louis Cardinals

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire
  • 1997-09-16 Mark McGwire signs with the St Louis Cardinals for $26M
  • 1997-09-28 St Louis Cardinals Mark McGwire hits his 58th HR of 1997 (34 with Oak A's)
  • 2000-10-16 MLB National League Championship: New York Mets beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 1
  • 2002-10-14 MLB National League Championship: San Francisco Giants beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 1
  • 2004-10-21 MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat Houston Astros, 4 games to 3
  • 2005-10-19 MLB National League Championship: Houston Astros beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 2
  • 2006-10-19 MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat New York Mets, 4 games to 3
  • 2006-10-27 MLB World Series: St. Louis Cardinals defeat Detroit Tigers to win 4-1
  • 2011-10-16 MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat Milwaukee Brewers, 4 games to 2
  • 2011-10-27 MLB World Series Game 6: St. Louis Cardinal 3B David Freese hits game-tying 2 run triple with 2 outs in the 9th and then hits walk-off home run in the 11th
  • 2011-10-28 MLB World Series: St. Louis Cardinals defeat Texas Rangers to win 4-3
  • 2012-06-01 New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana pitches a no-hitter against the St. Louis Cardinals
  • 2012-10-22 MLB National League Championship: San Francisco Giants beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 3
  • 2013-10-18 MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 2
  • 2013-10-23 Boston Red Sox defeat St Louis Cardinals in game 1 of the MLB 2013 World Series
  • 2013-10-24 St Louis Cardinals defeat Boston Red Sox to tie the MLB 2013 World Series 1-1
  • 2013-10-26 St Louis Cardinals defeat Boston Red Sox to lead the MLB 2013 World Series 2-1
  • 2013-10-30 MLB World Series: Boston Red Sox defeat St Louis Cardinals to win 4-2
  • 2014-10-16 MLB National League Championship: San Francisco Giants beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 1
  • 2017-06-06 Scooter Gennet hits four home runs in Cincinnati Reds 13-1 victory against at home against St. Louis Cardinals, 17th player to do so

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1911-01-16 Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean, HOF baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)

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1920-11-21 Stan Musial, American MLB outfielder (St Louis Cardinal, 7 times NL bat champ), born in Donora, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial

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1924-08-21 Jack Buck, American sports announcer (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Holyoke, Massachusetts (d. 2002)

Sportscaster Jack Buck
Sportscaster
Jack Buck
  • 1931-11-09 Whitey Herzog, baseball manager (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1940-12-26 Ray Sadecki, American MLB player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Kansas City, KS, (d. 2014)
  • 1944-04-29 Jim Hart, Evanston, Ill, NFL quarterback (St Louis Cardinals)

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1953-10-20 Keith Hernandez, MLB 1st baseman (St Louis Cardinals, NY Mets), born in San Francisco, California

MLB First Baseman Keith Hernandez
MLB First Baseman
Keith Hernandez
  • 1954-06-29 Rick Honeycutt, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1954-10-03 Dennis Eckersley, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Oakland, California
  • 1954-12-26 Ozzie Smith, Mobile AL, infielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1957-05-09 John Stuper, baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1957-09-23 Tony Fossas, Cuba, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1958-08-19 Gary Gaetti, Centralia IL, infielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1958-11-02 Willie McGee, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals, NL MVP-1985), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1959-10-08 Mike Morgan, Tulare CA, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1961-08-21 Danny Sheaffer, catcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1961-08-26 Jeff Parrett,pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1962-07-30 Tom Pagnozzi, catcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Tucson, Arizona

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1963-10-01 Mark McGwire, MLB 1st baseman (AL rookie of year 1988, Oakland A's, St. Louis Cardinals), born in Pomona, California

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire
  • 1964-01-29 John Habyan, US baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)

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1965-03-02 Ron Gant, American baseball outfielder (Atlanta Braves, St Louis Cardinals), born in Victoria, Texas

MLB Outfielder Ron Gant
MLB Outfielder
Ron Gant
  • 1965-04-05 Cris Carpenter, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, Texas Rangers), born in St. Augustine, Florida
  • 1965-05-20 Todd Stottlemyre, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals, Blue Jays), born in Yakima, Washington
  • 1965-07-29 Luis Alicea, Santurce Puerto Rico, infielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1965-11-18 Mark Petkovsek, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • 1966-02-24 Rene Arocha, Cubans/US baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1967-03-29 Brian Jordan, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1967-06-05 Ray Lankford, Modesto California, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1967-08-20 Andy Benes, Evansville IN, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1969-02-03 Terry Bradshaw, US baseball outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1969-02-11 Bryan Eversgerd, US baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1969-06-21 Donovan Osborne, Roseville CA, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1969-10-26 Mark Sweeney, Framington Mass, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1970-01-02 Royce Clayton, infielder (SF Giants, St Louis Cardinals), born in Burbank, California
  • 1970-01-19 T J Mathews, Belleville IL, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1970-02-04 John Frascatore, US baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1970-10-17 John Mabry, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 1972-01-21 Alan Benes, Evansville IN, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1972-09-14 David Bell, infielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1973-01-09 Aaron Holbert, US baseball infielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1975-03-25 Miguel Mejia, San Pedro de Macoris, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1975-04-27 Chris Carpenter, American baseball player (Toronto Blue Jays, St. Louis Cardinals), born in Exeter, New Hampshire
  • 1980-01-16 Albert Pujols, Dominican-American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 1981-10-16 Anthony Reyes, starting pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals

Deaths in Sport

  • 2014-04-12 Hal Smith, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), dies at 82
  • 2015-09-08 Joaquín Andújar, Dominican professional baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), dies at 62