August 30 in Cardinals History

Lon Warnecke tosses a no-hitter (1941) against Cincinnati in a 2-0 win. Only three balls get to the outfield. 

In 1970, the Cardinals traded to the Philadelphia Phillies for unknown compensation. Curt Flood refused to report to his new team. The St. Louis Cardinals sent Willie Montanez (April 8, 1970) and Jim Browning (minors) (August 30, 1970) to the Philadelphia Phillies to complete the trade.

The Cardinals honor Jack Buck with a new statue in Buck’s likeness in 1998.

 The Cardinals, in 2007, traded Chris Lambert to the Detroit Tigers for Mike Maroth.

 The Brewers traded John Axford to the Cardinals for Michael Blazek in 2013. 

, 2017. The Philadelphia Phillies traded Juan Nicasio to the St. Louis Cardinals for Eliezer Alvarez (minors).

In 2017, The Cardinals traded Mike Leake, cash and international bonus slot money to the Seattle Mariners for Rayder Ascanio (minors).



  • Pol Perritt 1891
  • Johnny Lindell 1916
  • Billy Johnson 1918
  • Steve Baker 1956
  • Randy O’Neal 1960
  • Todd Wellemeyer 1978
  • Adam Wainwright 1981



  • Bobby Young 1948
  • Keith Hernandez 1974


  • Hal Jeffcoat 2007

Tracking Musial’s Home Runs

  • in 1947 #71 came against the Reds in a tie game in the 8th inning with a 2-run homer. 
  • #137 was hit on 1949 against Vern Bickford with a 2-run home run.
  • In 1953, he hit #247 against Brooklyn and Carl Erskine in the 3rd inning.