November 10 in Cardinals History

Baseball Events

Chris Carpenter (21-5, 2.83), in 2005, is elected by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America as the NL Cy Young award winner, becoming the first Redbird to cop the honor since Bob Gibson was selected in 1970.

Trades and Transactions

  • The Cardinals, in 1914,  selected Ham Hyatt off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Grady Wilson from the Boston Red Sox in the 1946 minor league draft.
  • Gene Tenace of the Cardinals granted free agency in 1982.
  • The Cardinals, in 1997,  traded Dmitri Young to the Cincinnati Reds for Jeff Brantley.
  • Heathcliff Slocumb of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency in 1999. 
  • The Cardinals signed Brian Falkenborg as a free agent in 2005. 
  • In 2008,  Juan Encarnacion of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.



  • Del Gainer 1886 -Gainer was sold on December 10, 1921, by Milwaukee to the St. Louis Cardinals. During the 1922 season, Gainer appeared in only 43 games, 21 as a starting first baseman and five as a starting outfielder, and compiled a .268 batting average in 97 at bats. On September 30, 1922, Gainer hit a three-run home run in his final major league at bat. He was released unconditionally by the Cardinals on January 24, 1924.
  • Ben Hunt 1888 -as a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Red Sox (1910) and St. Louis Cardinals (1913) He compiled a 3-4 lifetime record.
  • Chick King 1930 -In May 1959, he was traded by the Cubs to the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for Irv Noren. He played in only five games for the Cardinals, appearing in his last major league game on May 30, 1959.
  • Jack Clark 1956 -During his prime, Clark was one of the most feared right-handed hitters in the National League, winning the Silver Slugger Award in 1985 and 1987. A four-time All-Star In an 18-season career, Clark was a .267 hitter with 340 home runs and 1,180 runs batted in in 1,994 games. He also recorded 1,118 runs, 332 doubles, 77 stolen bases, 1,262 bases on balls and 1,826 hits in 6,847 at-bats. He batted and threw right-handed. On February 1, 1985, Clark was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals for shortstop José Uribe, pitcher Dave LaPoint, and first basemen-outfielders David Green and Gary Rajsich. He switched to first base to reduce risk of injury. His three-run home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers in game 6 of the 1985 NLCS was the pennant-clinching hit for the Cardinals.
  • Matt Pagnozzi 1985 –   Pagnozzi retired from MLB as a player in 1998 at the age of 36 after having been released by the Cardinals in August. However, he signed a short-lived minor-league contract with the New York Yankees in December 1999. His offensive career totals included a batting average of .253 with 44 home runs and 320 RBI. He placed in the top five in Cardinals franchise history in catcher defensive categories such as games caught, innings, putouts, stolen bases allowed, caught stealing, and fielding percentage.


  • George Pinckney 1926
  • Bruce Hitt 1973
  • Ken Raffensberger 2002