On October 20, 1964 — Red Schoendienst, a favorite former player, is named as the Cardinals new manager, replacing Johnny Keane, who resigned the day following the team’s Game 7 Fall Classic victory over New York. Albert will compile a 1,041-955 record for the Cardinals during 12 full seasons and two stints in 1980 and 1990 as interim skipper, capturing a World Championship in 1967 and an NL pennant in 1968.

Schoendienst will be Inducted into the Hall of Fame as Player in 1989. (Voted by Veteran’s Committee), as a player he was a boarder line at best HOFer.

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