Red Schoendienst wore the Cardinal uniform longer than anyone in history, as a player, manager, executive, coach, and any other role Red could do. Red wore the uniform as a player from 1945-1956, and again from 1961-1963. As a manager from 1964-1976, and again from 1979-1995. Red could be seen later in life still wearing the uniform hitting fungo before games. Red’s number 2 was officially retired in 1996. Red wore a vast variety of uniforms including the zippered 1940s jerseys, the short sleeved 1960s jerseys, the pajamas from 1980s, all the way to the modern jersey in 2018.