St. Louis Cardinals in History

Events in Sport

  • 1903-08-07 Tommy Corcoran sets MLB record for shortstops when he records 14 assists in Cincinnati's 4 - 2 win v St. Louis Cardinals
  • 1908-08-06 St Louis Cardinals Johnny Lush pitches 2nd career no-hitter vs Brooklyn Superbas; wins, 2-0 (1st no-hitter 1906)
  • 1920-07-01 St Louis Cardinals become tenants of their AL rival St Louis Browns, as they abandon Robison Field midway through the MLB season and return to Sportsman's Park
  • 1922-06-12 St Louis Cardinals make MLB record 10 straight hits in 6th inning of a 14-8 win over the Phillies at the Baker Bowl, Philadelphia
  • 1928-10-04 25th World Series begins at Yankee Stadium with Bronx Bombers beating St Louis Cardinals, 4-1; sweep series for 2nd consecutive year
  • 1929-07-06 St. Louis Cardinals set MLB run record with 28 runs on 28 hits (28-6 v Phillies)
  • 1931-10-01 Philadelphia Athletics seek 3rd straight World Series baseball title; beat St. Louis Cardinals, 6-2 in opener at Sportsman's Park; lose series, 4-3
  • 1933-07-02 NY Giants pitcher Carl Hubbell works 18 innings of shutout ball without a walk to beat St Louis Cardinals 1-0
  • 1936-09-27 First baseman Walter Alston plays in his only major league game for the St. Louis Cardinals; manages Brooklyn/LA Dodgers for 23 years
  • 1942-10-05 St Louis Cardinals win club's 4th Baseball World Series; beat NY Yankees, 4-2 in Game 5 at Yankee Stadium for 4-1 series victory
  • 1946-10-01 St. Louis Cardinals beats Brooklyn Dodgers, 4-2 in first MLB play-off game for a league championship (NL); St Louis wins series, 2-0
  • 1947-09-22 Brooklyn Dodgers clinch NL pennant as Chicago defeats St. Louis Cardinals in second game of a double header

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1948-12-02 After one of the best seasons in baseball history, St Louis Cardinals utility Stan Musial is named NL MVP; leads NL in batting average (.365), runs (135), RBI (131), hits (230), doubles (46), triples (18) & slugging (.702), with 39 HRs

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
  • 1949-07-25 St Louis Cardinal Stan Musial hits for the cycle beating Bkln 14-1
  • 1955-07-22 Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 5-3 to complete a team record 11-game winning streak; longest win-streak since 1892
  • 1958-09-01 St Louis Cardinals pitcher Vinegar Bend Mizell walks a NL record 9 batters in a 1-0 shutout of Cincinnati Reds

  • 1959-08-02 Milwaukee Braves outfielder Bill Bruton hits 3 triples in 11-5 win v St. Louis Cardinals; 2 of them bases loaded, first time in 20th Century
  • 1959-08-22 Cincinnati Reds future Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman Frank Robinson hits 3 consecutive HRs (6 RBIs) in 11-4 win over St. Louis Cardinals at Crosley Field
  • 1961-07-05 St Louis Cardinals first baseman Bill White smashes 3 HRs & a double in 9-1 rout of LA Dodgers
  • 1961-08-02 St Louis Cardinals (NFL) beat Toronto Argonauts (CFL) 36-7 in an exhibition game in Toronto, Canada
  • 1961-08-03 Pittsburgh Pirates rout the St. Louis Cardinals, 19-0, the largest lopsided shutout in NL history
  • 1964-10-15 St Louis Cardinals beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 61st World Series

Sport awardNFL Pro Bowl

1966-01-16 16th NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: East beats West, 36-7; MVPs: Jim Brown, Cleveland Browns, RB; Dale Meinert, St. Louis Cardinals, LB

NFL Legend Jim Brown
NFL Legend
Jim Brown
  • 1967-07-22 Atlanta Braves establish MLB record for number of pitchers called upon in one inning; 5 used in 9th inning of 5-4 defeat to St. Louis Cardinals
  • 1967-10-04 St Louis Cardinals beat Boston Red Sox, 2-1 in Game 1 of Baseball World Series at Fenway Park; first Fall Classic since 1948 not to feature Yankees, Giants or Dodgers; Cards win series, 4-3
  • 1968-06-01 St. Louis Cardinals side-arming left-hander Joe Hoerner ties NL record for most consecutive strikeouts by a relief pitcher, fanning the final 6 batters to earn a 6-5 victory over the New York Mets
  • 1968-09-17 Gaylord Perry (Giants) no-hits St Louis Cardinals, 1-0
  • 1969-06-29 On 'Billy Williams Day' at Wrigley Field, Chicago, the Cubs outfielder passes Stan Musial's NL record for consecutive MLB games played (896) as Chicago sweeps St. Louis Cardinals, 3-1 and 12-1
  • 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
  • 1976-08-16 St. Louis Cardinals beat San Diego Chargers, 20-10 in Tokyo, Japan (NFL Expo)

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

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
  • 1983-08-06 First NFL exhibition game in Europe; Minnesota Vikings beat St Louis Cardinals 28-10 at London's Wembley Stadium
  • 1984-09-03 St. Louis Cardinals closer Bruce Sutter breaks NL record for saves in a season with his 38th in 7-3 win v NY Mets
  • 1985-08-01 St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Vince Coleman steals 2 bases in 1st inning of 9-8 loss v Cubs to set a NL rookie record 74

  • 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
  • 1993-09-07 St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Mark Whiten hits 4 HRs & 12 RBIs in 15-2 win at Cincinnati Reds
  • 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

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1997-07-31 A's first baseman Mark McGwire becomes MLB's top home run hitter to be traded in the middle of a season when he moves from Oakland to St. Louis Cardinals (34 home runs and 81 RBI)

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
  • 2001-09-03 In just his 11th start, St. Louis Cardinals' rookie pitcher Bud Smith no-hits the San Diego Padres, 4-0
  • 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
  • 2004-10-27 Boston beats St. Louis Cardinals, 3-0 in Game 4 at Busch Stadium to sweep Cardinals and win Red Sox first Baseball World Series since 1918; Boston outfielder Manny Ramirez MVP
  • 2005-08-05 St. Louis Cardinals 1st baseman Albert Pujols becomes the first player to connect for 30 home runs in each of his first 5 MLB seasons
  • 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 St. Louis beats Detroit Tigers, 4-2 in Game 5 at Busch Stadium to win Cardinals' 10th Baseball World Series; Cards infielder David Eckstein MVP
  • 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 St. Louis beats Texas Rangers, 6-2 in Game 7 at Busch Stadium to win Cardinals' 11th Baseball World Series; Cards 3rd baseman David Freese MVP
  • 2012-06-01 Johan Santana throws first no-hitter in the New York Mets' 50-year MLB history when he beats the St. Louis Cardinals, 8 - 0
  • 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 Boston Red Sox decisively beat St Louis Cardinals, 6-1 in Game 6 at Fenway Park to win the Baseball World Series; Boston slugger David Ortiz MVP
  • 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

  • 1874-10-12 Jimmy Burke, American MLB third baseman (Pittsburgh Pirates), coach (World Series 1932, NY Yankees) and manager (St. Louis Cardinals), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1942)
  • 1877-10-28 Joe Adams, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Cowden, Illinois (d. 1952)
  • 1879-06-11 Roger Bresnahan, American Baseball Hall of Fame catcher, outfielder and manager (St. Louis Cardinals; first shin guards and batting helmet), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1944)
  • 1891-01-28 Bill Doak, American baseball pitcher (NL ERA leader 1914, 21; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1954)
  • 1896-02-01 Frank Lane, American MLB executive (GM Chicago WS, St. Louis Cardinals, Cleveland Indians, KC Athletics, Milwaukee Brewers), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1981)
  • 1904-02-29 John "Pepper" Martin, American baseball utility (MLB All-Star 1933–35, 37; World Series 1931, 34; NL stolen base leader 1933, 34, 36; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Temple, Oklahoma (d. 1965)
  • 1905-12-05 Gus Mancuso, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 1984)
  • 1911-01-16 Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean, HOF baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1911-11-03 Johnny Keane, American baseball manager (St. Louis Cardinals, NY Yankees), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1967)
  • 1912-05-27 Terry Moore, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Vernon, Alabama (d. 1995)
  • 1913-08-14 Paul Dean, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Lucas, Arkansas (d. 1981)
  • 1915-01-08 Walker Cooper, American baseball catcher (MLB All-Star 1942–44, 46–50; World Series 1942, 44; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Atherton, Missouri (d. 1991)
  • 1915-08-18 Max Lanier, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1943-44; World Series 1942, 44; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Denton, North Carolina (d. 2007)
  • 1915-11-18 Ken Burkhart, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals) and umpire, born in Knoxville, Tennessee (d. 2004)
  • 1916-03-01 Bing Devine, American MLB executive (St. Louis Cardinals, NY Mets), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2007)
  • 1916-04-04 Mickey Owen, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Nixa, Missouri (d. 2005)
  • 1916-07-18 Johnny Hopp, American baseball outfielder, first baseman (MLB All-Star 1946; World Series 1942, 44, 50, 51; St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Hastings, Nebraska (d. 2003)
  • 1917-12-01 Marty Marion, American baseball shortstop and manager (MLB All-Star 1943–50; NL MVP 1944; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Richburg, South Carolina (d. 2011)
  • 1918-10-04 Red Munger, American baseball (MLB All Star 1944, 47, 49; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1996)
  • 1920-08-21 Gerry Staley, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1952-53, 60; St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago White Sox), born in Brush Prairie, Washington (d. 2008)

Person of interestStan Musial

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

Person of interestJack Buck

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

Sportscaster Jack Buck
Sportscaster
Jack Buck
  • 1931-06-01 Hal Smith, American baseball catcher (MLB All-Star 1957, 59²; St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Barling, Arkansas (d. 2014)
  • 1931-11-09 Whitey Herzog, American baseball manager (St Louis Cardinals), born in New Athens, Illinois
  • 1933-12-04 Dick Ricketts Jr., American basketball center (# 1 overall pick 1955 NBA draft St. Louis Hawks) and baseball pitcher (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania (d. 1988)
  • 1935-07-08 John David Crow, American College Football Hall of Fame back and tight end (Heisman Trophy 1957, Texas A & M; Pro Bowl 1959, 60, 62, 65; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Marion, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • 1940-11-02 Jim Bakken, American NFL punter and place kicker (Pro Bowl 1965, 67, 75-76; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1940-12-26 Ray Sadecki, American MLB player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Kansas City, KS, (d. 2014)
  • 1944-04-29 Jim Hart, NFL quarterback (St Louis Cardinals), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • 1945-04-02 Reggie Smith, American baseball outfielder (7 x MLB All Star; World Series 1981; Gold Glove Award 1968; Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, LA Dodgers), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1952-11-08 John Denny, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Prescott, Arizona

Person of interestKeith Hernandez

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, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1954-10-03 Dennis Eckersley, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (AL Cy Young Award 1992; AL MVP 1992; Oakland A's), born in Oakland, California
  • 1954-12-26 Ozzie Smith, infielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • 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, American baseball infielder (MLB All-Star 1988, 89; World Series 1987; Gold Glove Award 1986–89; Minnesota Twins), born in Centralia Illinois
  • 1958-11-02 Willie McGee, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1983, 85, 87-88; NL MVP 1985; St Louis Cardinals), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1959-10-08 Mike Morgan, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Tulare, California
  • 1961-08-21 Danny Sheaffer, American MLB catcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1961-08-26 Jeff Parrett, American pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1962-07-30 Tom Pagnozzi, American baseball catcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Tucson, Arizona

Person of interestMark McGwire

1963-10-01 Mark McGwire, American MLB 1st baseman, coach (12-time All Star, 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, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1964-07-02 Joe Magrane, American baseball player nicknamed "Maddog" (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Des Moines, Iowa

Person of interestRon Gant

1965-03-02 Ron Gant, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1992, 95; Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds) and broadcaster (WAGA-TV, co-host 'Good Day Atlanta', 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-American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1966-11-25 Mark Whiten, American baseball outfielder (4 home runs in one game 1993; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • 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, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Evansville, Indiana
  • 1969-02-03 Terry Bradshaw, American baseball outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1969-02-11 Bryan Eversgerd, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Centralia, Illinois
  • 1969-06-21 Donovan Osborne, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Roseville, California
  • 1969-10-26 Mark Sweeney, American MLB first baseman (St Louis Cardinals), born in Framingham, Massachusetts
  • 1970-01-02 Royce Clayton, American baseball shortstop (MLB All Star 1997; SF Giants, St Louis Cardinals) and actor (The Rookie, Moneyball), born in Burbank, California
  • 1970-01-19 T. J. Mathews, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Columbia, Illinois
  • 1970-02-04 John Frascatore, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1970-06-27 Jim Edmonds, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Fullerton, California
  • 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, American baseball infielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1973-01-09 Aaron Holbert, American baseball infielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Torrance, California
  • 1975-01-01 Fernando Tatís Sr., Dominican baseball third baseman (MLB record 8 RBI in one inning, 1999; St. Louis Cardinals), born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • 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
  • 1975-07-31 Randy Flores, American baseball pitcher (World Series 2006, St. Louis Cardinals), executive (American director scouting SL Cardinals) and broadcaster (Pac-12 Network), born in Bellflower, California
  • 1977-08-05 Mark Mulder, American baseball player (Oakland Athletics,St. Louis Cardinals), born in South Holland, Illinois
  • 1978-10-04 Kyle Lohse, American baseball pitcher (14th pitcher to beat all 30 MLB teams; Minnesota Twins, St. Louis Cardinals), born in Chico, California
  • 1980-01-16 Albert Pujols, Dominican MLB 1st baseman (NL MVP 2005, 2008-9)), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 1981-10-16 Anthony Reyes, starting pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals
  • 1982-07-13 "Yadi" Yadier Molina, Puerto Rican baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico

Deaths in Sport

  • 1942-03-26 Jimmy Burke, American MLB third baseman (Pittsburgh Pirates), coach (World Series 1932, NY Yankees) and manager (St. Louis Cardinals), dies at 67
  • 1944-12-04 Roger Bresnahan, American Baseball Hall of Fame catcher, outfielder and manager (St. Louis Cardinals; first shin guards and batting helmet), dies at 65
  • 1952-10-08 Joe Adams, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), dies at 74
  • 1954-11-26 Bill Doak, American baseball pitcher (NL ERA leader 1914, 21; St. Louis Cardinals), dies at 63
  • 1965-03-05 John "Pepper" Martin, American baseball utility (MLB All-Star 1933–35, 37; World Series 1931, 34; NL stolen base leader 1933, 34, 36; St. Louis Cardinals), dies of a heart attack at 61
  • 1967-01-06 Johnny Keane, American baseball manager (St. Louis Cardinals, NY Yankees), dies of a heart attack at 55
  • 1981-03-17 Paul Dean, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), dies at 68
  • 1981-03-19 Frank Lane, American MLB executive (GM Chicago WS, St. Louis Cardinals, Cleveland Indians, KC Athletics, Milwaukee Brewers), dies at 85
  • 1988-03-06 Dick Ricketts Jr., American basketball center (# 1 overall pick 1955 NBA draft St. Louis Hawks) and baseball pitcher (St. Louis Cardinals), dies from leukemia at 54
  • 1991-04-11 Walker Cooper, American baseball catcher (MLB All-Star 1942–44, 46–50; World Series 1942, 44; St. Louis Cardinals), dies at 76
  • 1996-07-23 Red Munger, American baseball (MLB All Star 1944, 47, 49; St. Louis Cardinals), dies at 77
  • 2003-06-01 Johnny Hopp, American baseball outfielder, first baseman (MLB All-Star 1946; World Series 1942, 44, 50, 51; St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates), dies at 86
  • 2004-12-29 Ken Burkhart, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals) and umpire, dies at 88
  • 2007-01-27 Bing Devine, American MLB executive (St. Louis Cardinals, NY Mets), dies at 90
  • 2007-01-30 Max Lanier, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1943-44; World Series 1942, 44; St. Louis Cardinals), dies at 91
  • 2008-01-02 Gerry Staley, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1952-53, 60; St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago White Sox), dies of natural causes at 87
  • 2011-03-15 Marty Marion, American baseball shortstop and manager (MLB All-Star 1943–50; NL MVP 1944; St. Louis Cardinals), dies from a heart attack at 93
  • 2014-04-12 Hal Smith, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), dies at 82
  • 2014-04-12 Hal Smith, American baseball catcher (MLB All-Star 1957, 59²; St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates), dies at 82
  • 2015-06-17 John David Crow, American College Football Hall of Fame back and tight end (Heisman Trophy 1957, Texas A & M; Pro Bowl 1959, 60, 62, 65; St. Louis Cardinals), dies at 79
  • 2015-09-08 Joaquín Andújar, Dominican professional baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), dies at 62