Gallery

(l-r) Philip K. Wrigley of the Chicago Cubs, Bob Carpenter of the Philadelphia Phillies, Warren Giles of the Cincinnati Reds, and Fred. (courtesy of St. Louis Mercantile Library/UMSL Globe-Democrat Photograph Collection)

Fred in 1949 (courtesy of St. Louis Mercantile Library/UMSL Globe-Democrat Photograph Collection)

(l-r) Mrs. Brecheen, Mrs. Schoendienst, “Red” Schoendienst, Mrs. Saigh, “Nippy” Jones, Fred, Mrs. Jones and Harry Brecheen (courtesy of St. Louis Mercantile Library/UMSL Globe-Democrat Photograph Collection)

Fred in 1946 (courtesy of St. Louis Mercantile Library/UMSL Globe-Democrat Photograph Collection)

JoAnn Hejna received the Mary Ranken Jordan Service to Children Award

Memories were made thanks to JoAnn Hejna and The Saigh Foundation’s St. Vincent Night at Busch Stadium.

St. Luke’s Special Care Nursery staff

The Saint Louis Zoo is proud to nominate the Saigh Foundation for the Gateway Center for Giving Excellence in Grantmaking Award in the Ongoing Giving category.

Mandi Arena (left) hands a plaque to JoAnn Hejna, Executive Director of The Saigh Foundation

Saigh Foundation Special Care Nursery at St. Luke’s


Fred Saigh


JoAnn Fred cruise

Fred and Red Schoendienst

Fred in Lugano

Fred and JoAnn visit the leaning Tower of Pisa

Fred in Monte Carlo


Fred Saigh and the Cardinals


(l-r) Mrs. Brecheen, Mrs. Schoendienst, “Red” Schoendienst, Mrs. Saigh, “Nippy” Jones, Fred, Mrs. Jones and Harry Brecheen (courtesy of St. Louis Mercantile Library/UMSL Globe-Democrat Photograph Collection)

(l-r) Philip K. Wrigley of the Chicago Cubs, Bob Carpenter of the Philadelphia Phillies, Warren Giles of the Cincinnati Reds, and Fred. (courtesy of St. Louis Mercantile Library/UMSL Globe-Democrat Photograph Collection)

Fred in 1949 (courtesy of St. Louis Mercantile Library/UMSL Globe-Democrat Photograph Collection)

Fred Saigh sitting at his desk

Fred sitting at his desk

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 Saigh with Cardinals player

Fred brings a group of children to a Cardinals game in 1949

Fred sitting on the dugout steps, March 1, 1953, as he watches the team practice during spring training.

Fred addresses members of the Cardinals at spring training camp in St. Petersburg, Florida, March 1, 1952.

Fred watches the Cardinals at a spring training workout in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Fred and manager Eddie Dyer watch Cardinals go through first day drills at St. Petersburg.

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.

Surrounded by members of his team, Fred strikes a batting pose at spring training camp in St. Petersburg, Florida. From left are Harry Lee “Peanuts” Lowery, Cardinals Manager Eddie Stanky, Fred, Red Schoendienst, Enos Slaughter, and Stan Musial.


Mission in Action


JoAnn, Mary and the Trustees at The St. Louis Zoo (JoAnn, Mary, Heidi, Frank, Mike)

The Saigh Foundation visit to the St. Louis Zoo, 2022

City Academy Buddy Morning, 2022 (Elke)

City Academy Buddy Morning, 2022 (Julie)

The Scholarship Foundation Saigh Bravo Scholars, 2022 (with Frank, Heidi, Elke, and Julie)