January 9, 1996: Cardinals acquire Todd Stottlemyre in trade with Athletics


Having already obtained Royce Clayton, Ron Gant, Andy Benes, Willie McGee, and Gary Gaetti ahead of the 1996 season, the Cardinals added yet another newcomer when they traded outfielder Allen Battle and pitchers Jay Witasick, Carl Dale, and Bret Wagner to the Athletics for Todd Stottlemyre.