One of the best players in the history of the St. Louis Cardinals organization has died. The man known as "Mr. Cardinal" has passed away.
Red Schoendienst, a 10-time All-Star and a five-time World Series champion, died today. He was 95.
The Illinois native played for St. Louis from 1945-56. He played in the MLB for more than 20 years, later playing for the Giants, Braves and then Cardinals again.
The outfielder is a career .289 hitter and compiled nearly 2,500 hits over the course of his time in the majors.
Schoendienst later became an MLB manager. He managed St. Louis from 1965-76 and then in 1980 and 1990. He 1,041 wins leading the club.
The legendary player and manager was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989.
He was the oldest living member of the Hall of Fame.
Our thoughts are with Red's family and friends. May he rest in peace.