February 9 in Cardinals History

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Specs Toporcer  (February 9, 1899 – May 17, 1989) he is widely considered as the first major league baseball position player to wear eyeglasses on the playing field.

Freddy Schmidt (February 9, 1916 – November 17, 2012) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for three different teams between 1944 and 1947.

John Andrews  (born February 9, 1949) his career spanned six seasons, including a part of one in Major League Baseball with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1973. Andrews, a pitcher, compiled a major league record of 1–1 with a 4.42 earned run average (ERA) and five strikeouts in 16 games, all in relief.

Eddie Solomon  (February 9, 1951 – January 12, 1986), nicknamed “Buddy J,”  and played for the Cardinals in 1976 and had  a career with a record of 36–42 and a 4.00 ERA with 337 strikeouts.

John Urrea  (born February 9, 1955 in Los Angeles, California) played for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1977 to 1980 and the San Diego Padres in 1981 and put together 17 career wins and 18 losses.