Holliday, Javier, Comiskey named to Cardinals’ Hall of Fame

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) — The Cardinals announced Matt Holliday, Charles Comiskey and Julian Javier as the 2022 inductees into the Cardinals Hall of Fame.

The three will be inducted on Aug. 27 at Ballpark Village.

Holliday, one of the top acquisitions by the Cardinals in the 21st century thus far, batted .293 with 156 homers and 616 runs batted in for 982 games as a Cardinal. He was a four-time All-Star with the club and won the 2011 World Series.

Javier, now 85 years old, hit .346 for 15 World Series games (he played only one in 1964 as he was hurt) and was a two-time All-Star. During his time with the Cardinals, Javier was one of the most all-around talented and yet underrated players. Javier played 12 of his 13 seasons in MLB with the Cardinals in the 60s and early 70s. The 2-time all-star and 2-time World Series champ played second base, and was affectionately known as “The Phantom”, a nickname given to him by fellow Hall of Famer Tim McCarver.

Meanwhile, Comiskey played for the St. Louis Brown Stockings from 1882 through 1889. He was the founding owner of the Chicago White Sox. The Brown Stockings were the precursor to the St. Louis Cardinals. Historic Comiskey Park was named after him. Comiskey died in 1931.

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