January 14 in Cardinals History

In 1970, the Cardinals purchased Jim Campbell from the Baltimore Orioles

The Cardinals sign free agent Bob Horner as a replacement for Jack Clark leaving for the Yankees in 1988.

The Cardinals trade third baseman Fernando Tatis and right-hander Britt Reames in 2000, to the Expos for right-hander Dustin Hermanson and left-hander closer Steve Kline.

In 2008. the Cardinals and Blue Jays swap their All-Star third basemen with Scott Rolen going to Totonto in return for Troy Glaus to St. Louis.


  • Paddy Livingston 1880 – a catcher that played for several teams abut was in a Cardinals uniform in 1917. He finished with a .209 career batting average.
  • Cy Alberts 1882played in 1910 with the St. Louis Cardinals. He batted and threw right-handed. Alberts had a 1–2 record, with a 6.18 ERA, in four games, in his one-year career.
  • Dick Wheeler 1898- Wheeler made his major league debut on June 13, 1918. He appeared in three games for the Cardinals that season, collecting no hits in six at-bats for a .000 batting average. On July 17, 1918, he appeared in his final game.
  • Russ Garrett 1903 – After a career year in 1973, Garrett was finally handed the starting job at third for 1974. He appeared in a career high 151 games, and made a career high 619 plate appearances, but batted just .224 with thirteen home runs. After the season, the Mets acquired former National League MVP Joe Torre from the St. Louis Cardinals for Tommy Moore and Ray Sadecki. In 1975, Garrett batted .266 platooning with Torre at third. For 1976, Torre was shifted to first, and the third base job was split between Garrett and rookie Roy Staiger until midway through the season, when Garrett was dealt to the Montreal Expos with Del Unser for Pepe Mangual and Jim Dwyer.
  • Hank Gornicke 1911 -a pitcher that played all or part of four seasons in the Majors, 1941 to 1943 and 1946, for the St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, and Pittsburgh Pirates and finished with a 15-19 career record. 
  • Ken Johnson 1923 – He appeared in 74 career games and i n his first major league start, he pitched a one-hitter for the Cardinals against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field (September 27). He struggled with his control after that and was sent by St. Louis to the Phillies in exchange for outfielder Johnny Blatnik. 
  • Sonny Siebert 1937 – a right-handed pitcher from 1964 to 1975. He finished with a record of 140-114 and a 3.21 ERA. He threw a no-hitter on June 10, 1966, against the Washington Senators. He was drafted simultaneously by the Cleveland Indians and the St. Louis Hawks of the NBA.
  • Dave Campbell 1942 – Campbell began his playing career with the University of Michigan, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, and signed with the Detroit Tigers’ system as an amateur free agent in 1964. He played as a utility infielder for the Tigers, San Diego Padres, St. Louis Cardinals (1973) , and Houston Astros in a major league career that spanned eight seasons, 1967 to 1974. In the late 1970s, Campbell began a career in broadcasting, doing radio play-by-play for the Padres as well as San Diego State football and basketball. In the 1990s, he was the Colorado Rockies’ color commentator, and from 1990 to 2010 he worked for ESPN as a color commentator for the network’s television and radio coverage of Major League Baseball (most notably on ESPN Radio’s national Sunday Night Baseball broadcasts), as well as a commentator on Baseball Tonight and other studio shows. His voice can also be heard in two video game series, MLB: The Show and 989 Sports MLB for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, PlayStation, and PlayStation Portable. In 2021 Baseball Hall of Fame balloting, Campbell was a finalist for the Ford C. Frick Award, presented annually by the National Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Jeff Keener 1959 –appeared as a relief pitcher in two seasons (23 games) for the St. Louis Cardinals.
  • Stephen Piscotty 1991 – selected as the 36th overall in the 2012 draft, . He made his major league debut on July 21, 2015, and was the Cardinals’ organization Player of the Year that season. The Cardinals traded Piscotty to the Athletics after the 2017 season.


  • Pep Young 1962
  • Les Mann 1962
  • Bill Hopper 1965