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1929 St. Louis Cardinals

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1928 / 1930

78-74, Finished 4th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Billy Southworth (43-45), Gabby Street (1-0) and Bill McKechnie (34-29)
Scored 831 runs, Allowed 806 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-74

Ballparks: Sportsman's Park III · Attendance: 399,887 (5th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
Batting - 103, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 99, Pitching - 98

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1928 / 1930 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from October 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

December 8, 1928

Sold George Harper and Rabbit Maranville to the Boston Braves.

December 13, 1928

Traded Tommy Thevenow to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Heinie Sand and $10,000.

December 17, 1928

Purchased Fred Haney from Indianapolis (American Association).

May 7, 1929 (Standings)

Sold Fred Haney to Los Angeles (PCL).

August 11, 1929 (Standings)

Purchased Hal Goldsmith from Newark (International).

August 28, 1929 (Standings)

Selected Carmen Hill off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

October 7, 1929 (Standings)

Drafted Harry McCurdy from Toledo (American Association) in the 1929 rule 5 draft.

November, 1929

Purchased Sparky Adams from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

December 11, 1929

Traded Pete Alexander and Harry McCurdy to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Bob McGraw and Homer Peel.


Signed Johnny Mize as an amateur free agent.

Signed Dizzy Dean as a free agent. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

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1928 / 1930 Trades and Transactions