July 30 in Cardinals History


  • Kansas City (American Association) traded Bill Phyle to the Cardinals for Wish Egan and George McBride in 1906.
  • Dizzy Dean sets a modern major league record in 1933, striking out 17 Cubs. Cardinal teammate Jimmie Wilson, the club’s catcher, also sets a new mark by recording 18 putouts.
  • The Cardinals, in 1947, are behind 10-0 after four innings but climb back into the game with six runs in the bottom of the 9th inning with two outs and tie the game up 10-10. The Dodgers win this game in the 11th inning.
  • Bob Gibson gets his first major league victory with a 1-0 shutout at Cincinnati in 1959.
  • The Chicago White Sox traded Bryce Hulstrom in 1987 (minors) to the Cardinals for Dave LaPoint.
  • The Cleveland Indians traded Ronnie Belliard to the Cardinals for Hector Luna in 2006.
  • In 2013, the Cardinals traded Marc Rzepczynski to the Cleveland Indians for Juan Herrera
  •  The Cleveland Indians traded Justin Masterson in 2014 to the Cardinals for James Ramsey.
  • The Cleveland Indians traded Brandon Moss to the St. Louis Cardinals for Rob Kaminsky in 2015.


  • Carl Doyle 1912
  • Ricky Horton 1959
  • Tom Pagnozzi 1962


  • Forrest Crawford 1906
  • Ray Bare 1972
  • Matt Duff 2002


  • Flint Rhem 1969
  • Jack Knight 1976
  • Ray Cunningham 2005
  • Dave Bakenhausen 2014

Tracking Musial’s Home Runs

  • Stan hit the 30th home run of his career in 1944 in Brooklyn with a 3-run homer.
  • In 1951, he hit #197 facing Vern Bickford in the first inning with a solo home run. 
  • #220 came in 1952 off of Warren Spahn in the 6th inning. 

Bob Gibson’s Complete Games

  • Gibson got his FIRST WIN on this date and complete game #1 with a 1-0 win over the Reds in 1959. 9IP/8H/0ER/3BB/2K.
  • In 1968, he pitched complete game #125 with a 7-1 win over the Mets with 9IP/5H/1ER/1BB/8K.
  • He was a 5-4 winner in 1969 with 9IP/5H/2ER/1BB/3K for complete game #152.  

Walk-Off Winners (WOW)

  • The Cardinals have FOUR Wow’s on this date in 1984, 2010, 2015, and 2016. 

Triple Play

  • In 1910, the Cardinals turned a triple play against the Cubs with a 6-6-3 (Arnold Hauser-Ed Konerchy).