Dizzy Dean Signed with the Cardinals

On January 14, 1932, the Cardinals signed 19-year-old Dizzy Dean to his first contract. 

 This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

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