Red Schoendienst’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

February 2, 1923

Death Date

Jun 6, 2018

Age of Death

95 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Town and Country, Missouri, United States


Baseball Player

The baseball player Red Schoendienst died at the age of 95. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Former MLB second baseman who was a 10-time All-Star and 5-time World Series Champion – 2 as a player for the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Giants and 3 as manager of the Cardinals.

In 1944, he had to begin training as a switch hitter after damaging his right eye.

He wore a Major League uniform as a player, coach or manager for sixty-seven consecutive seasons.

Had four children with Mary Eileen O’Reilly, whom he was married to from 1951 until 1999.

He played alongside the great Stan Musial for a number of years on the Cardinals.



I’ve put in 63 years now in the big leagues as a player, coach, manager. And now just being around these young guys, it keeps you going pretty good.

Red Schoendienst

I’m just the same as anybody else now. To get TB again, I’d have to go out and catch a whole new case of it. Let’s forget about it. I’m a ballplayer.

Red Schoendienst

There’s nothing to it. Baseball isn’t that tough to play.

Red Schoendienst

When I was playing, there were only eight teams in each league, and you didn’t have any playoffs.

Red Schoendienst

I’ve had a good time here in baseball. I love baseball. That’s why I’m still around.

Red Schoendienst