ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – Donald Sterling isn't the only owner in history forced to give up his team.
Back in the 1950s, the owner of the St. Louis Cardinals had to hand over ownership after he was convicted of tax evasion. That sale has since become a storied part of the Cardinal legacy.
Fred Saigh's name isn't a name many fans know today, but we should. You could call him the team's "Forgotten Owner," because his tenure with the Cardinals occurred in-between two legends: Sam Breadon and Gussie Busch.
The year was 1947, one yaer removed from the Cardinals winning their third World Series in six years.
Learn what happened next by watching the video above.