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GROVER CLEVELAND ALEXANDER

October 3, 1926: Cardinals even the 1926 World Series behind the heroics of Alexander and Southworth

October 9, 1926: Cardinals clobber Yankees 10-2 in World Series Game 6

October 10, 1926: Alexander saves Game 7 as Cardinals clinch their first World Series title January 18, 1938: Former World Series hero Grover Cleveland Alexander is elected to the Hall of Fame

TOM ALSTON

April 13, 1954: Tom Alston, Wally Moon make history in their big-league debuts

JOAQUIN ANDUJAR

June 7, 1981: The Cardinals trade for Joaquin Andujar

May 15, 1984: Andujar calls his shot, hits grand slam

RICK ANKIEL

October 3, 2000: Rick Ankiel develops the yips

August 9, 2007: Rick Ankiel returns to the majors – as an outfielder

NOLAN ARENADO

February 1, 2021: Rockies trade Nolan Arenado to the Cardinals

April 8, 2021: Arenado hits game-winning homer in his home debut at Busch Stadium

LES BELL

October 9, 1926: Cardinals clobber Yankees 10-2 in World Series Game 6

CARLOS BELTRAN

December 22, 2011: Cardinals sign Carlos Beltran in wake of Pujols’ departure

ANDY BENES

December 23, 1995: Cardinals sign Ron Gant and Andy Benes

LANCE BERKMAN

How the Cardinals added Lance Berkman ahead of the 2011 season

October 19, 2011: Cardinals win World Series Game 1

October 27, 2011: David Freese’s home run caps historic World Series Game 6

JIM BOTTOMLEY

October 3, 1926: Cardinals even the 1926 World Series behind the heroics of Alexander and Southworth

July 15, 1927: Jim Bottomley gets five hits, becomes second Cardinal to hit for the cycle in a 9-7 comeback win

July 6, 1929: Jim Bottomley and Chick Hafey each hit grand slams in Cardinals’ 28-6 win over the Phillies

PETER BOURJOS

November 22, 2013: Cardinals trade Freese and Salas for Bourjos and Grichuk

KEN BOYER

September 14, 1961: Ken Boyer hits walk-off home run to complete the cycle

November 23, 1964: Ken Boyer is named National League MVP

ROGER BRESNAHAN

July 11, 1911: Cardinals spring into action to save lives following horrific train crash

LOU BROCK

June 15, 1964: Cardinals acquire Lou Brock in trade for Ernie Broglio

June 16, 1964: Ken Boyer hits for the cycle and Lou Brock makes his first start for the Cardinals in 7-1 win

July 3, 1967: Brock stolen base ignites brawl between Cardinals and Reds

September 10, 1974: Lou Brock breaks Maury Wills’ single-season stolen base record

May 27, 1975: Lou Brock hits for the cycle

August 29, 1977: Lou Brock breaks Cobb’s career stolen-base record

How Lou Brock and Bob Kennedy helped Keith Hernandez reach his potential

August 13, 1979: Lou Brock collects his 3,000th career hit in resurgent final season

January 7, 1985: Lou Brock is elected to the Hall of Fame

ERNIE BROGLIO

June 15, 1964: Cardinals acquire Lou Brock in trade for Ernie Broglio

GLENN BRUMMER

August 22, 1982: Glenn Brummer steals home and becomes an unlikely Cardinals hero

TOM BRUNANSKY

April 22, 1988: Cardinals trade Tom Herr to the Twins for Tom Brunansky

May 4, 1990: Cardinals trade Tom Brunansky to Boston for Lee Smith

KEN BOYER

June 16, 1964: Ken Boyer hits for the cycle and Lou Brock makes his first start for the Cardinals in 7-1 win

STEVE CARLTON

September 15, 1969: Steve Carlton sets record with 19 strikeouts vs. Mets

February 25, 1972: Cardinals trade Steve Carlton to the Phillies

CHRIS CARPENTER

Chris Carpenter’s Cy Young Award-winning 2005 season (Part 1)

Chris Carpenter’s Cy Young Award-winning 2005 season (Part 2)

Chris Carpenter’s Cy Young Award-winning 2005 season (Part 3)

Chris Carpenter’s Cy Young Award-winning 2005 season (Part 4)

October 7, 2011: Carpenter outduels Halladay to send the Cardinals to the NLCS

October 19, 2011: Cardinals win World Series Game 1

October 28, 2011: Cardinals capture their 11th world championship

MATT CARPENTER

July 20, 2018: Matt Carpenter hits three homers, two doubles in historic 5-for-5 game

ORLANDO CEPEDA

May 8, 1966: Cardinals trade for future MVP Orlando Cepeda

November 7, 1967: Voters unanimously name Orlando Cepeda NL MVP

March 17, 1969: Cardinals trade Orlando Cepeda for Joe Torre

ADRON CHAMBERS

September 16, 2011: Adron Chambers’ first MLB hit pulls Cardinals within 3 1/2 games of the wild card-leading Braves

JACK CLARK

February 1, 1985: Cardinals finalize trade for Jack Clark

July 7, 1987: Steve Lake and Jack Clark lead Cardinals to late-night doubleheader sweep

January 6, 1988: Jack Clark signs with the Yankees

WILL CLARK

November 2, 2000: Will Clark retires as a Cardinal

VINCE COLEMAN

April 18, 1985: Vince Coleman steals two bags in his MLB debut

May 21, 1985: Vince Coleman’s first career homer stays inside the park

October 13, 1985: Busch Stadium’s automated tarp runs over Vince Coleman’s legs

November 27, 1985: Vince Coleman win the National League Rookie of the Year Award

RIPPER COLLINS

September 21, 1934: Hours after his brother throws a three-hit shutout, Paul Dean throws the second no-hitter in Cardinals history

ALLEN CRAIG

October 19, 2011: Cardinals win World Series Game 1

October 27, 2011: David Freese’s home run caps historic World Series Game 6

October 28, 2011: Cardinals capture their 11th world championship

July 21, 2012: Cardinals tie franchise record with 12-run rally vs. Cubs

March 8, 2013: Cardinals sign Allen Craig to a five-year extension

July 31, 2014: Cardinals trade Allen Craig, Joe Kelly to acquire John Lackey

ROGER CRAIG

November 4, 1963: Cardinals acquire Roger Craig in trade with Mets

JOE CUNNINGHAM

June 30, 1954: Joe Cunningham drives in five in his major-league debut

KEN DAYLEY

June 15, 1984: Cardinals trade Ken Oberkfell for Ken Dayley and Mike Jorgensen

DIZZY DEAN

September 28, 1930: Dizzy Dean makes his major-league debut

July 1, 1934: Dizzy Dean pitches 17 frames and Joe Medwick hits a game-winning homer in 18-inning marathon

September 30, 1934: Dizzy Dean’s 30th win clinches the National League pennant

May 5, 1935: Dizzy Dean faces Babe Ruth

July 16, 1935: Dizzy Dean wins over the crowd as he accepts the NL MVP trophy

July 27, 1953: Dizzy Dean is inducted into the Hall of Fame

July 17, 1974: Bob Gibson throws 3,000th strikeout the same day Dizzy Dean passes away

PAUL DEAN

May 11, 1934: Paul Dean emerges with extra-inning win over Carl Hubbell and the defending world champion Giants

September 21, 1934: Hours after his brother throws a three-hit shutout, Paul Dean throws the second no-hitter in Cardinals history

PAUL DeJONG

May 28, 2017: Paul DeJong homers in his first major league at-bat

BILL DeLANCEY

May 7, 1940: Cardinals clobber seven home runs in 18-2 rout of the Dodgers

JOSE DeLEON

February 9, 1988: Cardinals trade Horton and Johnson for DeLeon

BRANDON DICKSON

September 1, 2011: Pujols homers twice, Holliday hits his 200th career home run, and the Cardinals call on a rookie pitcher to sweep Brewers

BILL DOAK

June 11, 1917: Bill Doak pitches 15 innings and Mike Gonzalez steals home in Cardinals’ extra-inning win

J.D. DREW

December 13, 2003: Cardinals deal J.D. Drew and Eli Marrero to get Jason Marquis, Ray King, and Adam Wainwright

CHRIS DUNCAN

April 6, 2007: A clutch double play and three RBIs from Chris Duncan help Adam Wainwright win his first MLB start

DENNIS ECKERSLEY

February 13, 1996: A’s trade Dennis Eckersley to the Cardinals

April 3, 1996: Stottlemyre, Eckersley earn Cardinals firsts in win vs. Mets

DAVID ECKSTEIN

December 23, 2004: David Eckstein signs with the Cardinals

JIM EDMONDS

March 23, 2000: Cardinals trade Kent Bottenfield and Adam Kennedy for Jim Edmonds

April 5, 2000: Jim Edmonds hits his first Cardinals home run

February 18, 2011: Jim Edmonds retires

CURT FLOOD

December 5, 1957: The Reds trade Curt Flood to the Cardinals

How Bill White, Curt Flood, and others integrated Cardinals spring training

BOB FORSCH

July 12, 1974: Bob Forsch throws a complete-game shutout for his first career win

April 16, 1978: Bob Forsch throws the most controversial no-hitter in Cardinals history

September 26, 1983: Bob Forsch throws his second no-hitter August 10, 1986: Bob Forsch hits a grand slam to top the Pirates, 5-4

DAVID FREESE

September 21, 2011: Freese’s game-winning home run pulls Cardinals within 1 1/2 games of the Braves

October 5, 2011: Rally Squirrel and David Freese emerge as postseason heroes

October 16, 2011: Cardinals win the National League championship

October 27, 2011: David Freese’s home run caps historic World Series Game 6

October 28, 2011: Cardinals capture their 11th world championship

July 21, 2012: Cardinals tie franchise record with 12-run rally vs. Cubs

November 22, 2013: Cardinals trade Freese and Salas for Bourjos and Grichuk

FRANKIE FRISCH

May 11, 1934: Paul Dean emerges with extra-inning win over Carl Hubbell and the defending world champion Giants

GARY GAETTI

July 12, 1996: Gant, Gaetti pace Cardinals’ seven home runs in win over the Cubs

ANDRES GALARRAGA

November 25, 1991: Cardinals trade Ken Hill for Andres Galarraga

RON GANT

December 23, 1995: Cardinals sign Ron Gant and Andy Benes

July 12, 1996: Gant, Gaetti pace Cardinals’ seven home runs in win over the Cubs

JAIME GARCIA

October 14, 2011: Cardinals capitalize on Brewers’ errors to win NLCS Game 5

BOB GIBSON

July 30, 1959: Bob Gibson shuts out the Reds in his first career start

May 20, 1964: Gibson strikes out 12 Cubs in a 1-0 shutout

July 3, 1967: Brock stolen base ignites brawl between Cardinals and Reds

July 15, 1967: Bob Gibson faces three Pirates with a broken leg

November 13, 1968: Bob Gibson named National League MVP

August 14, 1971: Bob Gibson pitches his ‘greatest game,’ no-hits the Pirates

July 17, 1974: Bob Gibson throws 3,000th strikeout the same day Dizzy Dean passes away

January 15, 1981: Bob Gibson is elected to the Hall of Fame

TROY GLAUS

January 14, 2008: Cardinals trade Scott Rolen to the Blue Jays for Troy Glaus

MIKE GONZALEZ

June 11, 1917: Bill Doak pitches 15 innings and Mike Gonzalez steals home in Cardinals’ extra-inning win

TYLER GREENE

September 16, 2011: Adron Chambers’ first MLB hit pulls Cardinals within 3 1/2 games of the wild card-leading Braves

RANDAL GRICHUK

November 22, 2013: Cardinals trade Freese and Salas for Bourjos and Grichuk

MARK GRUDZIELANEK

April 27, 2005: Mark Grudzielanek hits for the cycle

PEDRO GUERRERO

August 16, 1988: Cardinals trade John Tudor for Pedro Guerrero

CHICK HAFEY

July 6, 1929: Jim Bottomley and Chick Hafey each hit grand slams in Cardinals’ 28-6 win over the Phillies

April 11, 1932: Cardinals trade defending NL batting champion and future Hall of Famer Chick Hafey

JESSE HAINES

July 17, 1924: Jesse Haines throws the first no-hitter in Cardinals history

June 23, 1926: Rogers Hornsby tallies his 2,000th hit and slugs key grand slam in Cardinals win

October 5, 1926: Jesse Haines leads Cardinals to Game 3 World Series win

October 10, 1926: Alexander saves Game 7 as Cardinals clinch their first World Series title

February 1, 1970: The Veterans Committee elects Jesse Haines to the Hall of Fame

BO HART

June 19, 2003: Bo Hart makes his debut and sparks the Cardinals

GEORGE HENDRICK

May 26, 1978: Cardinals bolster lineup with trade for George Hendrick

December 12, 1984: Cardinals trade George Hendrick to the Pirates for John Tudor

TOM HENKE

December 12, 1994: Tom Henke signs deal to play his final season in St. Louis

KEITH HERNANDEZ

How Lou Brock and Bob Kennedy helped Keith Hernandez reach his potential

Keith Hernandez Part 1: Road to the MVP

Keith Hernandez Part 2: Champions in ’82, Traded in ’83

Keith Hernandez Part 3: Post-Cardinals Career and Legacy

TOM HERR

April 18, 1987: Tom Herr’s 10th-inning grand slam lifts Cardinals over the Mets on Seat Cushion Night

April 22, 1988: Cardinals trade Tom Herr to the Twins for Tom Brunansky

WHITEY HERZOG

June 17, 1956: Whitey Herzog steals home

June 9, 1980: Whitey Herzog manages his first game for the St. Louis Cardinals

JASON HEYWARD

November 17, 2014: Cardinals trade for Jason Heyward following Oscar Taveras’s passing

KEN HILL

November 25, 1991: Cardinals trade Ken Hill for Andres Galarraga

MATT HOLLIDAY

July 24, 2009: Cardinals acquire Matt Holliday in trade with A’s

January 5, 2010: Cardinals sign Matt Holliday to a record seven-year contract

September 1, 2011: Pujols homers twice, Holliday hits his 200th career home run, and the Cardinals call on a rookie pitcher to sweep Brewers

October 14, 2011: Cardinals capitalize on Brewers’ errors to win NLCS Game 5

October 16, 2011: Cardinals win the National League championship

October 22, 2011: Albert Pujols slugs three home runs in Game 3 of the World Series

BOB HORNER

January 14, 1988: Cardinals sign Bob Horner despite Herzog’s initial concerns

ROGERS HORNSBY

June 23, 1926: Rogers Hornsby tallies his 2,000th hit and slugs key grand slam in Cardinals win

January 20, 1942: Rogers Hornsby is elected to the Hall of Fame

RICKY HORTON

February 9, 1988: Cardinals trade Horton and Johnson for DeLeon

REX HUDLER

April 23, 1990: Cardinals trade for the “Wonder Dog,” Rex Hudler

JON JAY

October 10, 2011: Pujols drives in five as Cardinals even the NLCS

October 12, 2011: Cardinals’ bullpen stars in NLCS Game 3 win

GREGG JEFFERIES

February 12, 1993: Cardinals trade Felix Jose to the Royals for Gregg Jefferies

JOSE JIMENEZ

June 25, 1999: Cardinals rookie Jose Jimenez out-duels Randy Johnson with no-hitter

FELIX JOSE

February 12, 1993: Cardinals trade Felix Jose to the Royals for Gregg Jefferies

JIM KAAT

April 30, 1980: Cardinals acquire Jim Kaat to shore up their bullpen

JOE KELLY

July 31, 2014: Cardinals trade Allen Craig, Joe Kelly to acquire John Lackey

DARRYL KILE

November 16, 1999: Cardinals trade for Darryl Kile

JOHN LACKEY

July 31, 2014: Cardinals trade Allen Craig, Joe Kelly to acquire John Lackey

JEFF LAHTI

April 1, 1982: Cardinals acquire reliever Jeff Lahti in trade with Reds

EDDIE LAKE

May 7, 1940: Cardinals clobber seven home runs in 18-2 rout of the Dodgers

STEVE LAKE

July 7, 1987: Steve Lake and Jack Clark lead Cardinals to late-night doubleheader sweep

RAY LANKFORD

August 21, 1990: Ray Lankford provides spark in his big-league debut

August 2, 2001: Cardinals trade Ray Lankford for Woody Williams

TONY LA RUSSA

October 27, 2011: David Freese’s home run caps historic World Series Game 6

October 28, 2011: Cardinals capture their 11th world championship

October 31, 2011: Tony La Russa retires on a winning note

KYLE LOHSE

March 13, 2008: Cardinals sign Kyle Lohse

LANCE LYNN

October 12, 2011: Cardinals’ bullpen stars in NLCS Game 3 win

JOHN MABRY

May 18, 1996: John Mabry hits for the cycle

ROGER MARIS

May 9, 1967: Roger Maris hits his first Cardinals home run

PEPPER MARTIN

May 5, 1933: Pepper Martin hits for the cycle in 5-3 win vs. the Phillies

May 7, 1940: Cardinals clobber seven home runs in 18-2 rout of the Dodgers

MIKE MATHENY

November 14, 2011: Cardinals name Mike Matheny manager

BAKE McBRIDE

November 26, 1974: Bake McBride wins the NL Rookie of the Year Award

WILLIE McGEE

October 21, 1981: Yankees’ outfield logjam allows Cardinals to trade for Willie McGee

June 23, 1984: Willie McGee hits for the cycle in the ‘Ryne Sandberg game’

November 18, 1985: Willie McGee is named National League MVP

December 15, 1995: Willie McGee returns to St. Louis

September 2, 1996: Ozzie Smith and Willie McGee spark Cardinals’ comeback

April 8, 1997: Willie McGee hits his first career walk-off home run

MARK McGWIRE

July 31, 1997: Cardinals trade for Mark McGwire

August 8, 1997: Mark McGwire hits his first Cardinals home run in his Busch Stadium debut

March 31, 1998: Mark McGwire grand slam lifts Cardinals to season-opening win

July 26, 1998: McGwire’s 44th home run breaks Johnny Mize’s 1940 record

September 8, 1998: McGwire breaks Maris’s home run record with No. 62

JOE MEDWICK

July 1, 1934: Dizzy Dean pitches 17 frames and Joe Medwick hits a game-winning homer in 18-inning marathon

June 29, 1935: Joe Medwick caps cycle with a home run off the foul pole

January 23, 1968: Joe Medwick is elected to the Hall of Fame

SHELBY MILLER

November 17, 2014: Cardinals trade for Jason Heyward following Oscar Taveras’s passing

JOHNNY MIZE

May 7, 1940: Cardinals clobber seven home runs in 18-2 rout of the Dodgers

July 13, 1940: Johnny Mize hits walk-off triple to complete the cycle

YADIER MOLINA

June 3, 2004: Molina gets two hits, throws out first baserunner in his debut game

October 22, 2011: Albert Pujols slugs three home runs in Game 3 of the World Series

October 28, 2011: Cardinals capture their 11th world championship

March 1, 2012: Cardinals and Yadier Molina agree to a five-year contract extension

September 24, 2020: Yadier Molina gets his 2,000th career hit

WALLY MOON

April 13, 1954: Tom Alston, Wally Moon make history in their big-league debuts

May 25, 1954: Wally Moon steals four bases, nearly ties 50-year-old NL record

MATT MORRIS

January 4, 2002: Matt Morris, Cardinals agree to a three-year deal

JASON MOTTE

October 10, 2011: Pujols drives in five as Cardinals even the NLCS

October 12, 2011: Cardinals’ bullpen stars in NLCS Game 3 win

October 16, 2011: Cardinals win the National League championship

October 28, 2011: Cardinals capture their 11th world championship

MARK MULDER

December 18, 2004: Cardinals trade for Mark Mulder

STAN MUSIAL

September 17, 1941: Stan Musial makes his debut

September 23, 1941: Stan Musial hits his first career home run

March 4, 1948: Stan Musial ends brief spring training holdout

July 24, 1949: Stan Musial hits for the cycle, powers Cardinals into first place

December 2, 1948: Stan Musial wins his third MVP Award

May 2, 1954: Stan Musial hits record five home runs in doubleheader vs. Giants

May 13, 1958: Musial reaches 3,000 hits

June 23, 1961: Musial homers twice, drives in seven to power Cardinals past the Giants

July 8, 1962: 41-year-old Stan Musial hits three homers to power Cardinals past the Mets

January 21, 1969: Stan Musial is elected to the Hall of Fame

February 15, 2011: Stan Musial receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom

KEN OBERKFELL

June 15, 1984: Cardinals trade Ken Oberkfell for Ken Dayley and Mike Jorgensen

JOSE OQUENDO

April 2, 1985: Cardinals trade for ‘Secret Weapon’ Jose Oquendo

TONY PENA

April 1, 1987: Pirates trade all-star catcher Tony Pena to the Cardinals

TERRY PENDLETON

July 18, 1984: Terry Pendleton gets three hits in his MLB debut

DARRELL PORTER

December 7, 1980: Whitey Herzog’s roster rebuild begins with Darrell Porter

ALBERT PUJOLS

April 6, 2001: Pujols hits his first career homer in breakout game

November 12, 2001: Albert Pujols is unanimous Rookie of the Year selection

February 19, 2004: Albert Pujols signs a team-record $100 million extension with the Cardinals

July 20, 2004: Albert Pujols goes 5-for-5 with three home runs in Cardinals’ comeback

April 16, 2006: Albert Pujols hits three home runs, including walk-off, to beat the Reds

June 4-5, 2011: Pujols hits back-to-back walk-off home runs against the Cubs

September 1, 2011: Pujols homers twice, Holliday hits his 200th career home run, and the Cardinals call on a rookie pitcher to sweep Brewers

October 10, 2011: Pujols drives in five as Cardinals even the NLCS

October 16, 2011: Cardinals win the National League championship

October 22, 2011: Albert Pujols slugs three home runs in Game 3 of the World Series

October 28, 2011: Cardinals capture their 11th world championship

COLBY RASMUS

July 27, 2011: Cardinals trade Rasmus to Toronto, bolster their pitching for World Series run

EDGAR RENTERIA

December 14, 1998: Cardinals fill their shortstop need with trade for Edgar Renteria

SCOTT ROLEN

July 29, 2002: Cardinals trade for all-star third baseman Scott Rolen

January 14, 2008: Cardinals trade Scott Rolen to the Blue Jays for Troy Glaus

JACK ROTHROCK

May 11, 1934: Paul Dean emerges with extra-inning win over Carl Hubbell and the defending world champion Giants

FERNANDO SALAS

October 2, 2011: Cardinals rally vs. Cliff Lee to win Game 2 of the NLDS

October 12, 2011: Cardinals’ bullpen stars in NLCS Game 3 win

November 22, 2013: Cardinals trade Freese and Salas for Bourjos and Grichuk

RED SCHOENDIENST

July 11, 1950: How Red Schoendienst called his shot at the 1950 all-star game

March 7, 1961: Red Schoendienst turns down other offers to return to St. Louis

June 27, 1973: Joe Torre hits for the cycle with an assist from Red Schoendienst

February 28, 1989: Red Schoendienst is elected to the Hall of Fame

SKIP SCHUMAKER

July 21, 2012: Cardinals tie franchise record with 12-run rally vs. Cubs

TED SIMMONS

December 7, 1980: Whitey Herzog’s roster rebuild begins with Darrell Porter

BUD SMITH

September 3, 2001: Rookie Bud Smith throws a no-hitter

LEE SMITH

May 4, 1990: Cardinals trade Tom Brunansky to Boston for Lee Smith

April 13, 1993: Lee Smith becomes baseball’s career saves leader

LONNIE SMITH

November 20, 1981: Cardinals trade for Lonnie Smith

September 4, 1982: Lonnie Smith ties NL record with five stolen bases

OZZIE SMITH

April 15, 1985: Ozzie Smith announces new contract, homers in Cardinals’ home opener

April 26, 1992: Ozzie Smith swipes his 500th career stolen base

May 26, 1992: Ozzie Smith triples for his 2,000th career hit

June 19, 1996: Ozzie Smith announces he will retire at season’s end

September 2, 1996: Ozzie Smith and Willie McGee spark Cardinals’ comeback

January 8, 2002: Ozzie Smith is elected to the Hall of Fame

JOHN SMOLTZ

August 19, 2009: Cardinals sign John Smoltz in their push for postseason glory

SCOTT SPIEZIO

February 17, 2006: Cardinals sign Scott Spiezio and spur a phenomenon

TODD STOTTLEMYRE

January 9, 1996: Cardinals acquire Todd Stottlemyre in trade with Athletics

April 3, 1996: Stottlemyre, Eckersley earn Cardinals firsts in win vs. Mets

JOHN STUPER

January 25, 1979: Cardinals acquire John Stuper in trade with the Pirates

BILLY SOUTHWORTH

October 3, 1926: Cardinals even the 1926 World Series behind the heroics of Alexander and Southworth

BRUCE SUTTER

December 9, 1980: Cubs trade Bruce Sutter to the Cardinals

SO TAGUCHI

January 29, 2002: Cardinals sign their first Japanese-born player, So Taguchi

FERNANDO TATIS

April 23, 1999: Fernando Tatis hits two grand slams in the same inning

OSCAR TAVERAS

May 31, 2014: Oscar Taveras homers in his major-league debut

November 17, 2014: Cardinals trade for Jason Heyward following Oscar Taveras’s passing

RYAN THERIOT

November 30, 2010: Ryan Theriot is traded to St. Louis and angers his former teammates in Chicago

LANE THOMAS

April 19, 2019: Lane Thomas hits two-run blast in his first major-league at-bat

MILT THOMPSON

December 16, 1988: Cardinals get Milt Thompson in trade with Phillies

GEORGE TOPORCER

George “Specs” Toporcer

JOE TORRE

March 17, 1969: Cardinals trade Orlando Cepeda for Joe Torre

June 27, 1973: Joe Torre hits for the cycle with an assist from Red Schoendienst

August 1, 1990: Cardinals name Joe Torre manager as Whiteyball era ends

JOHN TUDOR

December 12, 1984: Cardinals trade George Hendrick to the Pirates for John Tudor

August 16, 1988: Cardinals trade John Tudor for Pedro Guerrero

FERNANDO VALENZUELA

June 13, 1997: Cardinals get Fernando Valenzuela in trade with Padres

ANDY VAN SLYKE

April 1, 1987: Pirates trade all-star catcher Tony Pena to the Cardinals

FERNANDO VINA

December 20, 1999: Cardinals finally get their man in trade for Fernando Vina

ADAM WAINWRIGHT

December 13, 2003: Cardinals deal J.D. Drew and Eli Marrero to get Jason Marquis, Ray King, and Adam Wainwright

May 24, 2006: Adam Wainwright homers in his first big-league at-bat April 6, 2007: A clutch double play and three RBIs from Chris Duncan help Adam Wainwright win his first MLB start

March 20, 2008: Cardinals sign Adam Wainwright to his first contract extension

February 24, 2011: Cardinals announce that Adam Wainwright will require Tommy John surgery

March 28, 2013: Adam Wainwright signs five-year extension to remain in St. Louis

LARRY WALKER

August 6, 2004: Cardinals trade for Larry Walker as they make World Series push

LON WARNEKE

May 7, 1940: Cardinals clobber seven home runs in 18-2 rout of the Dodgers

August 30, 1941: Lon Warneke finally throws his no-hitter

RAY WASHBURN

September 18, 1968: Ray Washburn matches Gaylord Perry’s no-hitter

BILL WHITE

March 25, 1959: Giants trade Bill White to the Cardinals

How Bill White, Curt Flood, and others integrated Cardinals spring training

MARK WHITEN

March 31, 1993: Indians trade Mark Whiten to the Cardinals

September 7, 1993: Mark Whiten homers four times

WOODY WILLIAMS

August 2, 2001: Cardinals trade Ray Lankford for Woody Williams

TODD WORRELL

November 24, 1986: Todd Worrell is named NL Rookie of the Year

CHRIS VON DER AHE

Chris Von der Ahe