September 30, 1934
With a two-run homer in the Cardinals’ 9-0 victory over Cincinnati, Rip Collins establishes a National League record when he blasts his league-leading 35th home run of the season as a switch hitter. The 30-year-old first baseman’s mark will not be broken until Howard Johnson goes deep from both sides of the plate 36 times in 1987 for the Mets.
September 14, 1941
Cardinals right-hander Howie Krist, with his 6-5 victory over the Giants at Sportsman’s Park, finishes the season with a perfect 10-0 record. Spud’s spotless season establishes a National League record for the most wins in a season by a pitcher without a defeat.
August 22, 1982
With two outs and two strikes in the 12th inning, Glenn Brummer steals home, giving the Cardinals an overtime walk-off 5-4 victory over the Giants at Busch Stadium. The reserve catcher will finish his major league career with just four stolen bases.