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THE ST. LOUIS CARDINALS - BASEBALL (GAME USED) SIGNED CIRCA 1971 CO-SIGNED BY: JIM BEAUCHAMP, JERRY McNERTNEY, DON SHAW, JOE TORRE, STEVE "LEFTY" CARLTON, BOB GIBSON, JERRY "ROLLS" REUSS, VERN BENSON, JOE HAGUE, JULIAN "HOOLIE-THE PHANTOM" JAVIER, CHRIS ZACHARY, BOB "BULLET BOB" REYNOLDS, BARNEY SCHULTZ, GEORGE RUSSELL, LOU BROCK, MOE DRABOWSKY, CHUCK TAYLOR, REGGIE CLEVELAND, BOB BURDA, JOSE CRUZ, TED SIZEMORE, FRANK LINZY, RED SCHOENDIENST - DOCUMENT 137705
 

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ST. LOUIS CARDINALS: 1971
Baseball signed by 23 team members
Official National League "Feeney" Baseball signed:"Frank Linzy", "Bob Reynolds", "Jose Cruz", "Red Schoendienst", "Barney Schultz", "Jim Beauchamp", "Chris Zachary", "Joe Torre", "Don Shaw", "Jerry McNertney", "Vern Benson", "Bob Burda", "Ted Sizemore", "Chuck Taylor", "Reg Cleveland", "Moe Drabowsky", "Geo Russell", "Steve Carlton", "Jul Javier", "Joe Hague", "Bob Gibson", "Jerry Reuss" and "Lou Brock". The 1971 St. Louis Cardinals finished second in the National League Eastern Division. CARLTON, GIBSON, REUSS, CLEVELAND, GIBSON and ZACHARY were starting pitchers. DRABOWSKY, SHAW, LINZY, REYNOLDS and TAYLOR were also in the St. Louis bullpen. McNERTNEY was a catcher. HAGUE, BEAUCHAMP and BURDA covered first base, SIZEMORE covered second base and TORRE was at third base. BROCK played outfield, as did CRUZ. JAVIER was in the infield. SCHOENDIENST has signed as Manager. 23 signatures in all! Game used ball. Lightly soiled and yellowed. Minor scuffs at some signatures (all legible). Overall, fine condition.


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THE ST. LOUIS CARDINALS   JIM BEAUCHAMP   JERRY McNERTNEY   DON SHAW   JOE TORRE   STEVE CARLTON   BOB GIBSON   JERRY REUSS   VERN BENSON   JOE HAGUE   JULIAN JAVIER   CHRIS ZACHARY   BOB REYNOLDS   BARNEY SCHULTZ   GEORGE RUSSELL   LOU BROCK   MOE DRABOWSKY   CHUCK TAYLOR   REGGIE CLEVELAND   BOB BURDA   JOSE CRUZ   TED SIZEMORE   FRANK LINZY   RED SCHOENDIENST  


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JIM BEAUCHAMP
Born: August 21, 1939 in Vinita, Oklahoma
Died: December 25, 2007 in Union City, Georgia


Baseball Career:
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 2" Weight: 190
First Game: September 22, 1963 ; Final Game: September 20, 1973


Film Credits
1973 1973 World Series (in person)


JERRY McNERTNEY
Born: August 7, 1936 in Boone, Iowa

Baseball Career:
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 0" Weight: 180
First Game: April 16, 1964 ; Final Game: June 15, 1973



DON SHAW
Born: February 23, 1944 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Baseball Career:
Bat: Left Throw: Left Height: 6' 0" Weight: 180
First Game: April 11, 1967 ; Final Game: May 19, 1972



JOE TORRE
Born: July 18, 1940 in New York City, New York

Baseball Career:
First Game: September 25, 1960; Final Game: June 17, 1977
Managed First Game: May 31, 1977; Managed Final Game: October 3, 2010
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 2" Weight: 212

Selected to the Hall of Fame in 2013

Awards and Achievements:
Named NL Most Valuable Player by Baseball Writers' Association of America (1971)
Named Major League Player of the Year by The Sporting News (1971)
Named NL Player of the Year by The Sporting News (1971)
Named Internet Baseball Awards' AL Manager of the Year (1998)
Named AL Manager of the Year by Baseball Writers' Association of America (1996 and 1998)
Named AL Manager of the Year by The Sporting News (1998)
Named catcher on The Sporting News NL All-Star Team (1964 to 1966)
Named third baseman on The Sporting News NL All-Star Team (1971)
Won NL Gold Glove as catcher (1965)



Film Credits
2013 Mike & Mike (Other), 2013 Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love (in person), 2012 Knuckleball! (in person), 2011-2013 Mike & Mike (in person), 2011 The Curious Case of Curt Flood (in person), 2010 Tavis Smiley (in person), 2010 Stand Up to Cancer (in person), 2010 Kid Pitch (in person), 2010 Gary Unmarried (in person), 2010 Castle (in person), 2010 30 for 30 (in person), 2009-2011 Prime 9 (in person), 2009 Yankeeography (in person), 2009 The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (in person), 2009 The Jay Leno Show (in person), 2009 Ted Williams (Other), 2009 Last Call with Carson Daly (in person), 2009 Larry King Live (in person), 2009 J-Spo (Other), 2009 Bluetopia: The LA Dodgers Movie (in person), 2009 2009 National League Championship Series (in person), 2009 2009 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 2008-2014 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (in person), 2008-2009 Rome Is Burning (in person), 2008 2008 National League Championship Series (in person), 2007 Deal or No Deal (in person), 2006-2009 Rome Is Burning (Other), 2006 Your World w/ Neil Cavuto (in person), 2006 The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... (in person), 2006 The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... (Other), 2006 Everyone's Hero (Performer), 2006 CMI: The Chris Myers Interview (in person), 2005-2006 Costas Now (in person), 2005 The Tony Danza Show (in person), 2005 Sesame Street (in person), 2005 History Rings True: Red Sox Opening Day Ring Ceremony (in person), 2005 9/11/03: A Day in the Life of New York (in person), 2005 60 Minutes (in person), 2004-2006 ESPN 25: Who's #1 (in person), 2004 Reverse of the Curse of the Bambino (Other), 2004 Nine Innings from Ground Zero (in person), 2004 Faith Rewarded: The Historic Season of the 2004 Boston Red Sox (in person), 2004 2004 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 2004 2004 American League Championship Series (in person), 2003-2006 60 Minutes (Other), 2003 Paula Zahn Now (in person), 2003 Hollywood Pinstripes (in person), 2003 2003 American League Championship Series (in person), 2002 The Tim McCarver Show (in person), 2002 Analyze That (in person), 2002 2002 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 2001 2001 World Series (in person), 2001 2001 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 2001 2001 American League Championship Series (in person), 2000-2004 ESPN SportsCentury (in person), 2000 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (in person), 2000 Here's to You, Charlie Brown: 50 Great Years (in person), 2000 2000 Official World Series (in person), 2000 2000 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 2000 2000 American League Championship Series (in person), 1999 The Rosie O'Donnell Show (in person), 1999 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (in person), 1999 1999 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1999 1999 American League Championship Series (in person), 1998 Spin City (in person), 1998 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (in person), 1998 1998 World Series (in person), 1998 1998 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1998 1998 American League Championship Series (in person), 1997 1997 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1996-2009 Late Show with David Letterman (in person), 1996 Cosby (in person), 1996 1996 World Series (in person), 1996 1996 American League Championship Series (in person), 1994 Baseball (in person), 1992 1992 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1990-2010 Sunday Night Baseball (in person), 1990 Taking Care of Business (Performer), 1982 1982 National League Championship Series (in person), 1973 1973 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1972 1972 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1971 1971 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1970 1970 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1967 1967 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1966 1966 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1965 1965 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1964 1964 MLB All-Star Game (in person)


STEVE CARLTON
Born: December 22, 1944 in Miami, Florida

Full name Steven Norman Carlton
Born December 22, 1944, Miami, Florida
First Game: April 12, 1965; Final Game: April 23, 1988
Bat: Left Throw: Left Height: 6' 4" Weight: 210

Selected to the Hall of Fame in 1994
Named NL Cy Young Award Winner by Baseball Writers' Association of America (1972, 1977, 1980 and 1982)
Named NL Pitcher of the Year by The Sporting News (1972, 1977, 1980 and 1982)
Named left-handed pitcher on The Sporting News NL All-Star Team (1969, 1971 to 1972, 1977, 1979 to 1980 and 1982)
Won NL Gold Glove as pitcher (1981)



Film Credits
2010 Prime 9 (in person), 2009-2011 Prime 9 (Other), 2008 2008 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 2006 ESPN 25: Who's #1 (in person), 2006 DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes (Other), 2000 ESPN SportsCentury (in person), 1996 1996 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1992 Married with Children (in person), 1986 Centennial: Over 100 Years of Philadelphia Phillies Baseball (in person), 1983 1983 World Series (in person), 1983 1983 National League Championship Series (in person), 1982 1982 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1980 1980 World Series (in person), 1980 1980 National League Championship Series (in person), 1979 1979 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1978 1978 National League Championship Series (in person), 1977 1977 National League Championship Series (in person), 1976 1976 National League Championship Series (in person), 1973 Cavalcade of Champions (in person), 1972 1972 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1969 1969 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1968 1968 World Series (in person), 1968 1968 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1967 1967 World Series (in person)


BOB GIBSON
Born: November 9, 1935 in Omaha, Nebraska

Full name Robert Gibson
Born November 9, 1935, Omaha, Nebraska
Born as: Pack Robert Gibson
First Game: April 15, 1959; Final Game: September 3, 1975
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 1" Weight: 189

Selected to the Hall of Fame in 1981
Named NL Most Valuable Player by Baseball Writers' Association of America (1968)
Named NL Cy Young Award Winner by Baseball Writers' Association of America (1968 and 1970)
Named NL Pitcher of the Year by The Sporting News (1968 and 1970)
Named World Series Most Valuable Player (1964 and 1967)
Named pitcher on The Sporting News NL All-Star Team (1968)
Named right-handed pitcher on The Sporting News NL All-Star Team (1970)
Won NL Gold Glove as pitcher (1965 to 1973)



Film Credits
2013 Mike & Mike (Other), 2011 The Curious Case of Curt Flood (in person), 2010 Prime 9 (in person), 2009-2011 Prime 9 (Other), 2009 Rome Is Burning (Other), 2008 2008 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 2006 St. Louis Cardinals: Baseball Heaven (in person), 2006 ESPN Outside the Lines Nightly (Other), 2006 DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes (Other), 2006 Costas Now (in person), 2004 Whose Curse Is Worse: Red Sox and Cubs on Trial (Other), 2004 ESPN 25: Who's #1 (in person), 2004 2004 World Series (Other), 2003 Late Show with David Letterman (in person), 2003 100 Years of the World Series (in person), 2002 The Tim McCarver Show (in person), 2002 A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers (in person), 2000-2004 ESPN SportsCentury (in person), 2000 When It Was a Game 3 (in person), 1994 Charlie Rose (in person), 1993 1993 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1980 1980 World Series (in person), 1978 Race for the Pennant (in person), 1976 Monday Night Baseball (in person), 1972 1972 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1970 1970 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1969 1969 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1968 The Hollywood Palace (in person), 1968 The Bob Hope Show (in person), 1968 Gentle Ben (in person), 1968 1968 World Series (in person), 1967-1968 The Joey Bishop Show (in person), 1967 1967 World Series (in person), 1967 1967 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1965 1965 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1964-1969 The Ed Sullivan Show (in person), 1964 1964 World Series (in person)


JERRY REUSS
Born: June 19, 1949 in St. Louis, Missouri

Baseball Career:
Bat: Left Throw: Left Height: 6' 5" Weight: 200
First Game: September 27, 1969 ; Final Game: October 3, 1990

Awards and Achievements:
Named NL Comeback Player of the Year by The Sporting News (1980)


Jerry Reuss
This article was written by Paul Hirsch and is presented in part, courtesy of the Society for American Baseball Research

Born June 19, 1949, in St. Louis and then raised there, Jerry Reuss made his major league debut for the team he cheered on as a child; and then was traded by that team because the owner didn't like his mustache. At his next stop he was considered "the asshole of all time[i]" by his Hall of Fame manager. From there he had Opening Day starts for three different clubs, started the 1975 All-Star Game, threw a no hitter against his fourth team's biggest rival, was winning pitcher in the 1980 All-Star Game, earned a 1981 World Series ring which he still wears nearly every day, won more than 200 games, and was released five times.

"My grandpa on my mother's side, Alfred Hellwig, was the big baseball fan," said Reuss, when asked how his baseball odyssey began. "He would ride the streetcar to Sportsman's Park to see both the Browns and the Cardinals almost every afternoon."

Jerry was the middle boy of three sons. His father Melvin drove a bread truck, worked for Royal Crown Cola and managed a paint store while Jerry and his brothers Jim and John were growing up; his mother Viola sold real estate and worked as an interior designer. Both parents are deceased. Jim, the older brother, is now retired from a career in the Houston Parks System and works part time managing the city's municipal golf courses. "I think that's so he can play when and where he wants. Jim loves golf," said Jerry. His younger brother John works as the assistant manager at a suburban Walgreen's store near St. Charles, Missouri.

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Film Credits
2010-2011 Prime 9 (in person), 2005 ESPN 25: Who's #1 (in person), 1999 The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... (in person), 1985 1985 National League Championship Series (in person), 1983 1983 National League Championship Series (in person), 1982 Ya Gotta Believe (in person), 1982 Rooster (in person), 1981 1981 World Series (in person), 1981 1981 National League Championship Series (in person), 1980 1980 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1975 1975 National League Championship Series (in person), 1975 1975 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1974 1974 National League Championship Series (in person)


VERN BENSON
Born: September 19, 1924 in Granite Quarry, North Carolina

Baseball Career:
Bat: Left Throw: Right Height: 5' 10" Weight: 160
Managed First Game: May 12, 1977 ; Managed Final Game: May 12, 1977

Awards and Achievements:
Named Minor League Manager of the Year by The Sporting News (1979)



JOE HAGUE
Born: April 25, 1944 in Huntington, West Virginia
Died: November 5, 1994 in San Antonio, Texas


Baseball Career:
Bat: Left Throw: Left Height: 6' 0" Weight: 195
First Game: September 19, 1968 ; Final Game: June 2, 1973


Film Credits
1972 1972 World Series (in person), 1972 1972 National League Championship Series (in person)


JULIAN JAVIER
Born: August 9, 1936 in San Francisco De Macoris, Dominican Republic

Baseball Career:
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 1" Weight: 175
First Game: May 28, 1960 ; Final Game: October 1, 1972


Film Credits
1972 1972 World Series (in person), 1968 1968 World Series (in person), 1967 1967 World Series (in person), 1964 1964 World Series (in person), 1963 1963 MLB All-Star Game (in person)


CHRIS ZACHARY
Born: February 19, 1944 in Knoxville, Tennessee
Died: April 19, 2003 in Knoxville, Tennessee


Baseball Career:
Bat: Left Throw: Right Height: 6' 2" Weight: 200
First Game: April 11, 1963 ; Final Game: September 29, 1973


Film Credits
1972 1972 American League Championship Series (in person)


BOB REYNOLDS
Born: January 21, 1947 in Seattle, Washington

Baseball Career:
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 0" Weight: 205
First Game: September 19, 1969 ; Final Game: September 21, 1975



BARNEY SCHULTZ
Born: August 15, 1926 in Beverly, New Jersey

Baseball Career:
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 2" Weight: 200
First Game: April 12, 1955 ; Final Game: September 6, 1965


Film Credits
1964 1964 World Series (in person)


LOU BROCK
Born: June 18, 1939 in El Dorado, Arkansas

Full name Louis Clark Brock
Born June 18, 1939, El Dorado, Arkansas
First Game: September 10, 1961; Final Game: September 30, 1979
Bat: Left Throw: Left Height: 5' 11.5" Weight: 170

Selected to the Hall of Fame in 1985
Named Major League Player of the Year by The Sporting News (1974)
Named NL Player of the Year by The Sporting News (1974)
Named NL Comeback Player of the Year by The Sporting News (1979)
Named outfielder on The Sporting News NL All-Star Team (1974)



Film Credits
2010 Prime 9 (Other), 2009-2011 Prime 9 (in person), 2008 2008 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 2006 DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes (Other), 2004-2006 ESPN 25: Who's #1 (in person), 2004 ESPN SportsCentury (in person), 2003 Late Show with David Letterman (in person), 2002 The Tim McCarver Show (in person), 2002 A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers (in person), 1979 1979 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1976 Monday Night Baseball (in person), 1975 The Bob Hope Show (in person), 1975 1975 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1974 1974 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1971 1971 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1968-1969 The Joey Bishop Show (in person), 1968 1968 World Series (in person), 1967 The Ed Sullivan Show (in person), 1967 1967 World Series (in person), 1967 1967 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1964 1964 World Series (in person)


MOE DRABOWSKY
Born: July 21, 1935 in Ozanna, Poland
Died: June 10, 2006 in Little Rock, Arkansas


Baseball Career:
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 3" Weight: 190
First Game: August 7, 1956 ; Final Game: September 19, 1972


Film Credits
1970 1970 World Series (in person), 1966 1966 World Series (in person)


CHUCK TAYLOR
Born: April 18, 1942 in Shelbyville, Tennessee

Baseball Career:
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 2" Weight: 195
First Game: May 27, 1969 ; Final Game: October 3, 1976



REGGIE CLEVELAND
Born: May 23, 1948 in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada

Baseball Career:
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 1" Weight: 195
First Game: October 1, 1969 ; Final Game: September 23, 1981

Awards and Achievements:
Named NL Rookie Pitcher of the Year by The Sporting News (1971)


Reggie Cleveland
This article was written by Maurice Bouchard and is presented in part, courtesy of the Society for American Baseball Research

"He's the best I have" [1]. So said Cardinal manager Red Schoendienst when asked about Reggie Cleveland being traded to the Red Sox in the fall of 1973. High praise, especially considering the Cardinals staff still included Bob Gibson. Boston GM Dick O'Connell called Cleveland "one of the best pitchers around" [2]. In the winter of 1973, it was all upside for the 25-year-old Canadian, who had three solid major league seasons under his belt. Reggie Cleveland was poised to become a 20-game winner, if not the ace of a pitching staff, certainly a very valuable starter. Would he live up to the high praise and the equally high expectations?

On May 23, 1948, Reginald Leslie Cleveland was born in the small town of Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada. Swift Current, in the southwestern part of the province is situated 90 miles north of the Montana border, and 140 miles west of the provincial capital Regina, hard by the Swift Current Creek. It was a town of 6,000 or so when the future Canadian Baseball Hall of Famer was born to Gladys (Porter) and Bob Cleveland. It was the Porter side of the family that was athletic. Gladys played softball among other sports. Cleveland's grandfather, Leslie Porter, was scouted by professional baseball clubs but never signed because he could not be spared from the family farm [3]. Reggie Cleveland's father, Bob, was a ticket taker for the Canadian Pacific Railway but would soon rejoin the Royal Canadian Air Force (he had been a member during World War II) and move the family to the even smaller, more remote town of Cold Lake, Alberta near the Primrose Lake Air Weapons Range. Wherever the Air Force took him, Bob Cleveland would make sure there was organized baseball for his athletic son. The younger Cleveland played in small towns all over Alberta and Saskatchewan, usually playing with boys or men much older than he. In addition to baseball, Reggie Cleveland was a javelin champion who also lettered in curling and hockey for Beaver River High School, which is the Canadian Forces high school in Cold Lake.

It was baseball, however, where Cleveland was to make his career. After throwing a no-hitter for the Moose Jaw Phillies, Cleveland was discovered by Sam Shapiro, a diminutive carnival man and erstwhile "B-game" spring training umpire. While traveling with the carnival in 1965, Shapiro came upon the young righthander pitching in a semi-pro game and sent a telegram to his friend Red Schoendienst, then manager of the St. Louis Cardinals. Bill Sayles, Cardinal scout and former Red Sox pitcher, was dispatched to see Cleveland pitch, only to find he had worked a day earlier to help keep his team from being eliminated in a tournament. His next start was postponed by rain so Sayles asked Cleveland for a personal pitching demonstration. Sayles was impressed enough to offer Cleveland a contract with a $500 bonus. Cleveland was not impressed. Sayles raised the bonus to $1,000. Cleveland persisted and asked for more money but Sayles demurred. Later, the 17-year-old Cleveland reconsidered, called Sayles and signed the contract [4]. Reggie Cleveland was a professional ball player.

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Film Credits
1975 1975 World Series (in person), 1975 1975 American League Championship Series (in person)


BOB BURDA
Born: July 16, 1938 in St. Louis, Missouri

Baseball Career:
Bat: Left Throw: Left Height: 5' 11" Weight: 174
First Game: August 25, 1962 ; Final Game: August 23, 1972



JOSE CRUZ
Born: August 8, 1947 in Arroyo, Puerto Rico

Baseball Career:
Bat: Left Throw: Left Height: 6' 0" Weight: 170
First Game: September 19, 1970 ; Final Game: July 19, 1988

Awards and Achievements:
Named outfielder on The Sporting News NL All-Star Team (1984)
Named outfielder on The Sporting News NL Silver Slugger Team (1983 to 1984)


Film Credits
2002-2004 Sunday Night Baseball (in person), 2000 Looking for Oscar (in person), 1986 1986 National League Championship Series (in person), 1985 1985 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1980 1980 National League Championship Series (in person)


TED SIZEMORE
Born: April 15, 1945 in Gadsden, Alabama

Baseball Career:
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 5' 10" Weight: 165
First Game: April 7, 1969 ; Final Game: May 27, 1980

Awards and Achievements:
Named NL Rookie of the Year by Baseball Writers' Association of America (1969)


Film Credits
1978 1978 National League Championship Series (in person), 1977 1977 National League Championship Series (in person)


FRANK LINZY
Born: September 15, 1940 in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma

Baseball Career:
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 1" Weight: 190
First Game: August 14, 1963 ; Final Game: September 2, 1974

Awards and Achievements:
Named NL Rookie Pitcher of the Year by The Sporting News (1965)



RED SCHOENDIENST
Born: February 2, 1923 in Germantown, Illinois

Full name Albert Fred Schoendienst
Born February 2, 1923, Germantown, Illinois
First Game: April 17, 1945; Final Game: July 7, 1963
Managed First Game: April 12, 1965; Managed Final Game: August 1, 1990
Bat: Both Throw: Right Height: 6' 0" Weight: 170

Selected to the Hall of Fame in 1989
Named second baseman on The Sporting News Major League All-Star Team (1953 and 1957)



Film Credits
2009-2010 Prime 9 (in person), 2006 St. Louis Cardinals: Baseball Heaven (in person), 2005 ESPN 25: Who's #1 (in person), 2004 MLB on Fox Pregame Show (in person), 2003 100 Years of the World Series (Other), 2000-2004 ESPN SportsCentury (in person), 1990 Sunday Night Baseball (in person), 1975 1975 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1974 1974 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1972 1972 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1969 1969 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1968 1968 World Series (in person), 1968 1968 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1960 About Faces (in person), 1958 The Ed Sullivan Show (in person), 1958 1958 World Series (in person), 1957 1957 World Series (in person), 1957 1957 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1955 1955 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1954 1954 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1953 1953 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1950 1950 MLB All-Star Game (in person), 1949 1949 MLB All-Star Game (in person)


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