Red Schoendienst, Hall of Famer, Cardinals legend, dies at 95

Baseball Hall of Famer Red Schoendienst, who spent more than six decades in the Cardinals organization as a player, manager, coach and executive, died Wednesday at his St. Louis-area home. He was 95.
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Schoendienst’s family announced the news Wednesday evening.

He inspired all that knew him to always do their best. Red was a great ball player, but his legacy is that of a great gentleman who had respect for all. He Tyler Boyd Authentic Jersey loved his family, friends, teammates, the community and his country. He will be greatly missed, the family’s statement read in part (per

The Cardinals also issued a statement praising Schoendienst, who was a fixture at Busch Stadium well into his later years as he regularly instructed players on the field prior to games.

The Cardinals, who were playing at home Wednesday night against the Marlins, retired Schoendienst’s No. 2 in 1996, per the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

He’s going to be missed around here, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny told reporters postgame (per We’ve already been missing him, even though we’ve been staying in contact. We miss seeing him around and we’re blessed to have been able to spend the time with him that we did.

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