July 25 in Cardinals History


  • The  Cardinals released Gus Weyhing in 1900.
  • The Cardinals, in 1906, traded Homer Smoot to the Cincinnati Reds for Shad Barry.
  •  The Baltimore Orioles selected Joe Taylor off waivers in 1958 from the  Cardinals.
  • In 1959 the  Cardinals selected Jay Porter off waivers from the Washington Senators.
  • At Sportsman’s Park in 1962, Stan Musial surpasses Giants’ legend Mel Ott as the National League’s all-time RBI leader. ‘Stan the Man’s’ two-run home run off Don Drysdale in a 5-2 loss to the Dodgers gives the Cardinals’ right fielder 1,862 career runs batted in with the Redbirds.
  • The  Astros traded Mike Easler to the Cardinals for Mike Barlow in 1975
  • The Montreal Expos traded Larry Lintz in 1975 to the St. Louis Cardinals for Jim Dwyer.
  • The Cardinals traded Joe Boever to the Atlanta Braves for Randy O’Neal in 1987. 
  • Cardinals released Ricky Horton in 1990. 
  • The Cardinals signed Steve Woodard in 2002 as a free agent.
  • The Cardinals release Chad Huffman in 2017. 


  • Buddy Bradford 1944
  • Mick Kelleher 1947
  • Santiago Guzman 1949
  • Jose Bautista 1946
  • Jose Martinez 1988


  • Al Brazle 1943
  • Bob Keely 1944
  • Harrison Bader 2017 (doubled in the 9th and scored winning run)


  • Herb Hunter 1970

Tracking Musial’s Home Runs

In 1944, he hit career home run #28 facing Dale Mathewson in the 7th with a 2-run homer.

Preacher Roe gave up #160 in a scoreless game in the first inning as Stan hit a 2-run homer in 1950.

In 1969, Stan achieved home run #421 of his career facing Bob Friend of the Pirates.

Don Drysdale was on the hill to allow #456 of Musial’s career in 1962. 

Bob Gibson’s Complete Games

In 1968 he defeated the Phillies 5-0 for complete game #124 with 9IP/5H/0ER/1BB/6K.

It was a 2-1 win over the Giants that garnered complete game #151 of his career with 13IP/6H/1ER/2BB/11K.


There were four Walk-Off Winners on this date in 1974, 1995. 2012, and 2017.