March 5 in Cardinals History

1936– At Havana’s Tropical Park, the Cardinals, without the holdout Dean brothers, lose an exhibition game to Habana. Luis Tiant Sr., the dad of a future major league pitcher, is the starting pitcher for the Cuban winter league team.


In 1994,  signed Luis Saturria as an amateur free agent

Cardinals signed Kurt Abbott as a free agent in 2003

The Cardinals signed Dennys Reyes in 2009 as a free agent


  • Dave Bakenhaster
  • Andy Rincon
  • Ryan Franklin
  • Mike MacDougal


  • Bruce Ogrodowski
  • Pepper Martin