February 6 in Cardinals History

Dazzy Vance was selected off waivers by the Cincinnati Reds from the Cardinals in 1934.

In 1935, demanding a yearly salary of $25,000, future Hall of Famer (1953) Dizzy Dean becomes a holdout. The Cardinal right-handed ace will sign for $19,500 the following day..

The Brooklyn Dodgers, in 1940, purchased Herman Franks from the Cardinals


Walt Huntzinger 1899 -He played for the New York Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, and Chicago Cubs. Huntzinger played college baseball and college basketball at the University of Pennsylvania. He coached basketball at Haverford College from 1922 to 1924, compiling a record of 2–24.His baseball record was 7-8 lifetime.

Bill Dawley 1958 – was an All Star selection in 1983 as an Astros player. He played all or part of seven seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), from 1983 to 1989, for the Houston Astros, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, and Oakland Athletics. Dawley was used exclusively as a relief pitcher during his major league career, appearing in 275 games as a reliever.



  • Ned Cuthbert 1905
  • Gabby Street 1951
  • Bill Schindler 1979
  • Lew Burdette 2007