On October 12, 1963, the major leagues stage the only Hispanic American All-Star game in history. The roster of Latino stars includes future Hall of Famers Luis Aparicio, Orlando Cepeda, Roberto Clemente, and Juan Marichal, and other standouts like Felipe Alou and Tony Oliva. Manny Mota’s pinch-hit single helps the National League stars to victory.
1919 – The St. Louis Cardinals name team president Branch Rickey as manager, replacing Jack Hendricks. Under Rickey’s leadership, the last-place Cardinals will improve only slightly in the standings, finishing seventh this season.
January 26, 1919
1987 – The St. Louis Cardinals win their third straight home game, 4 – 2, against the Minnesota Twins, and take a 3-2 lead in the World Series.
October 22, 1987
Juan Pierre’s consecutive innings played streak comes to an end at 1,700 as his name is not in the starting lineup of the Florida Marlins. His consecutive game streak stays intact at 340 when he enters the contest as an 8th-inning defensive replacement.
April 9, 2005
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