September 21 in Cardinals History

  • In 1934, In the second game of a doubleheader at Ebbets Field, 22 year-old Cardinal hurler Paul Dean becomes the fifth rookie to throw a no-hitter, beating the Dodgers, 3-0. His brother Dizzy had thrown a two-hitter in the first game of the twin bill, blanking Brooklyn, 13-0.

“If I’da known he was gonna throw one, I’da thrown one, too.”

Dizzy Dean, after his brother threw a no-hitter in the nightcap of a double-header



  •  In his major league debut in 1951, Cardinals hurler Jack Collum throws a two-hit shutout against the Cubs at Sportsman’s Park, 6-0. The rookie southpaw developed a natural screwball due to losing part of his index finger in a farm accident.
  • Cardinals released Felipe Lopez in 2010.


  • Billy Muffett 1930
  • Danny Cox 1959
  • Jason Christinson 1969
  • Scott Spezio 1972
  • Brian Tallet 1977
  • Carlos Martinez 1991



  • Lynn King 1935
  • Jackie Collum 1951
  • Don Lassetter 1957
  • Ted Simmons 1968
  • Marc Ronan 1993


  • Murry Dickson 1989

Tracking Musial’s Home Runs

  • In 1944 he hit #44 of his career in Brooklyn.
  • Bob Rush in Chicago allowed #235 in 1952 with a 2-run homer in the 1st inning.
  • In 1955, he hit another off Bob Rush and this was #324 of Stan’s career.