June 5, 1937

The Cardinals signed a young pitcher on this date. The man hurt his arm so the team moved the pitcher, Stanley Musial, to the outfield.


April 17, 1950

For the first time in baseball history an opening day game was played at night when the Cardinals beat the Pirates in St. Louis.


February 15, 2011

"Baseballís perfect warrior, baseballís perfect knight," hall of famer, Stan the Man Musial was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on this date in Missouri history.


February 12, 1926

Birthday of Hall of Fame Cardinals catcher and sportscaster, Joe Garagiola. Joe grew up on The Hill in St. Louis with good friend, Yogi Berra.


October 27, 1985

The Kansas City Royals were the World Champions of Baseball after beating the St. Louis Cardinals. 


August 12, 1866

Wild Bill Hickok umpired the baseball game between rival teams from Atchison, KS and the Kansas City Antelopes. The Antelopes won 48 to 28. And yes, Wild Bill did wear both six guns while he called balls and strikes so there were no arguments.


July 26, 2013

The two sides of the new Stan Musial Memorial Bridge across the Mississippi were joined in the middle on this day in St. Louis.


July 2, 1993

Beautiful Royals Stadium was re-dedicated as Kauffman Stadium.  


May 26, 1926

After a fan's nose was broken by a Jim Bottomley home run, the fan sued. In court, "Sunny Jim" was forced to admit that he "intentionally hit the ball to create a situation known as a home run." He had to pay $3,500.


April 12, 1952

It was "Dizzy Dean Week" in St. Louis in celebration of the movie The Pride of St. Louis. Dizzy was in town for the week and said he didn't care if it wasn't exactly accurate. "Jeez," he said, "they're gonna give me 50,000 smackers just fer livin'."