Test Gallery sai-admin January 29, 2019 Fred addresses members of the Cardinals at spring training camp in St. Petersburg, Florida, March 1, 1952. Fred in Lugano. Fred and manager Eddie Dyer watch Cardinals go through first day drills at St. Petersburg. Fred in Monte Carlo. In his first official act as owner of the St. Louis Cardinals, Fred signed left-handed pitcher Harry Breechen (r.) (aka "Harry the Cat"), to a 1949 contract. Manager Eddie Dyer is on the left. Fred tests the rain with an outstretched hand before a game with the Brooklyn Dodgers in Sportsman’s Park in St. Louis. Cardinals’ manager Eddie Dyer is at right. The Dodgers took the three game series opener, 7-2. Fred sitting on the dugout steps, March 1, 1953, as he watches the team practice during spring training.