November 6 in Cardinals History

1938- Ray Blades is hired as manager of the Cardinals

1945 – Billy Southworth leaves the St. Louis Cardinals to sign a three-year contract with the Boston Braves, who are making aggressive moves under Lou Perini and other new owners. Eddie Dyer will become the new Cardinals manager.

1962 – Answering rumors that senior consultant Branch Rickey wants Stan Musial to retire, St. Louis Cardinals owner August Busch says Musial will play until it is time to become a club vice president. Further, Bing Devine is still running the club.

  • Cardinals drafted Glenn Gardner from Nashville (Southern Association) in the 1943 minor league draft.
  • The Expos traded Tim McCarver to the  Cardinals for Jorge Roque in 1972.
  • The  Tigers, in 1976, purchased Luis Alvarado from the Cardinals and release Lloyd Allen and Lee Richard. 
  • The  Expos, in 1976, traded Steve Dunning, Pat Scanlon and Tony Scott to the S Cardinals for Bill Greif, Sam Mejias, and Angel Torres.



  • Bob Repass 1917– this infielder played for the Cardinals in 1939.MLB debutSeptember 18, 1939, for the St. Louis Cardinals  Last MLB appearanceAugust 10, 1942, for the Washington Senators
    MLB statistics: Batting average .242  Home runs 2  Runs batted in 24
  • Matthew Liberatore 1999-On January 9, 2020, Liberatore was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals (along with Edgardo Rodriguez and the Rays’ Competitive Balance Round B Draft Pick) in exchange for José Martínez, Randy Arozarena, and the Cardinals’ Competitive Balance Round A Draft Pick. He did not play in a minor league game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[For the 2021 season, Liberatore was assigned to the Memphis Redbirds of the Triple-A East. He was up and down in 2023. 



  • Bill Richardson 1901
  • Clarence Mitchell 1963
  • Erv Dusak 1994
  • Jay Van Noy 2010