The #STLCards have acquired six-time NL All-Star 1B Paul Goldschmidt from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for C Carson Kelly, RHP Luke Weaver, INF Andy Young and the club's Compensation Round B selection in the 2019 MLB Draft. #TimeToFly
On this date in 1916, #CardsHOF SS Marty Marion was born. An 8x All-Star, “Mr. Shortstop” is best remembered for his elite defense and helping lead the club to three World Series titles. He was also the first NL SS ever to win an MVP award, taking home the honor in 1944.
On this date in 1911, Hall of Fame OF Joe Medwick was born. A 10x All-Star and World Series Champion, “Ducky” remains the last National League player to capture the Triple Crown during his 1937 MVP season (.374 AVG/31 HR/154 RBI).
On this date in 1920, Hall of Fame OF/1B Stan Musial was born. The greatest player in Cardinals’ history, “The Man” won 3 World Series championships, 3 MVP awards, 7 batting titles and was a 24-time All Star during his 22-year career in St. Louis.