1964 Cardinals team photo with Bob Uecker and Bob Gibson holding hands.

April 9, 1964: Cardinals trade for Bob Uecker

On April 9, 1964, the Cardinals traded outfielder Gary Kolb and catcher Jim Coker to the Milwaukee Braves to acquire Mr. Baseball himself, Bob Uecker. A backup catcher throughout his two seasons in St. Louis, Uecker was a member of the Cardinals’ 1964 World Series championship club. Though Uecker didn’t appear in the postseason, starting […]

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