March 6 in Cardinals History

1923- The Cardinals announce players will wear numbers on their uniforms. The digits will correspond to the player’s place in the batting order.

1962 – St. Louis, Missouri, votes to build a new downtown stadium for the Cardinals.


  • Ed Mierkowicz
  • Ted Abernathy
  • Cookie Rojas


In 1951, “Peanuts” had their first baseball-related cartoon published.



  • Dick Ricketts
  • Frank Barrett
  • Danny Gardella