November 5 in Cardinals History

The Reds traded George Culver to the Cardinals for Ray Washburn in 1969.


  • Billy Campbell 1873was a left-handed pitcher over parts of four seasons (1905, 1907–09) with the St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds. For his career, he compiled a 23–25 record, with a 2.80 earned run average, and 116 strikeouts in 407⅔ innings pitched. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and later died in Cincinnati, Ohio at the age of 83.
  • Harry Gumbert 1909 was a right handed pitcher that was in Cardinals uniform from 1941-1944. In his 15-season big league career, Gumbert compiled a 143–113 win–loss record, allowing 2,186 hits and 721 bases on balls in 2,156 innings pitched. He struck out 709, and registered 96 complete games, 13 shut outs and 46 career saves. Gumbert also was known as one of the best fielding pitchers of his time, as he set a National League record for assists by a pitcher, recording 10 on May 23, 1938.
  • Ed Olivares 1938 – outfielder and third baseman that made his MLB debut on September 16, 1960 with the Cardinals and played his final game on September 20, 1961. He finished with a .143 batting average and had five career hits and one run batted in. 
  • Richie Scheinblum 1942 – began his major league career in 1965 and spent most of his time as a journeyman from team to team. He played for the Cardinals sparingly in 1974 His final MLB game was on September 21, 1974, for the St. Louis Cardinals He hit .263 with 13 homers and 127 RBIs in his career. 
  • Fred Manrique 1961 was a second baseman that played for nine seasons from 19881-1991 and was in Cardinals uniform in 1986.He was a solid second baseman with a good range and a strong throwing arm that allowed him to play deep and steal hits. He also was an above-average shortstop. When he debuted in the Major Leagues in 1981 as a 19-year-old, he was the youngest player in the Major Leagues.
  • Josh Lucas 1990 -he was selected to the 40-man roster and called up to the majors for the first time on August 19, 2017. He made his MLB debut the same day, pitching two innings of one-run ball against the Pittsburgh Pirates. He played in five games for St. Louis in his rookie year, posting a 3.68 ERA with seven strikeouts. After the season, the Cardinals assigned Lucas to the Surprise Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League.[5] Lucas pitched 12 total innings in the AFL, posting a 1–2 record with a 5.25 ERA. Lucas was designated for assignment by the Cardinals on March 28, 2018


  • Wally Mattick 1968
  • Sam Jones 1971