Saturday, February 23, 2013
On this date in 1954, the Cardinals purchase Vic Raschi from the Yankees for $85,000.
"A cut of that size just isn't warranted. After all my years of hustle and work such a contract as was sent me this year doesn't deserve mention." - after receiving a 25% pay cut from the Yankees after his win total dipped from 15 to 13 in 1953