Category Archives: St. Louis Cardinals

Our Crew in St. Lou

Baseball trip to St. Louis 2019 — School is OUT!

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Welcome to the fold, Paul Goldschmidt

Cardinals brass finally captured their white whale. About this time last offseason, the Cards were spurned in their efforts to acquire the current NL MVP, Giancarlo Stanton, fresh off a 59 homer campaign in Miami. As a consolation prize, they … Continue reading

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MLB Franchise Four: St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs

Here’s the second post in my ongoing series covering MLB’s Franchise Four initiative. After covering the Yankees and Red Sox last week, I’m going to look at the four greatest players for two of the Senior Circuit’s oldest clubs: my … Continue reading

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2015 MLB Preview: National League Central

If you know ANYTHING about me, you know that I’m an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. I’m saying that up front here, acknowledging that when it comes to the Cardinals and handicapping the division they play in, I might not … Continue reading

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Best Books of 2014

Time for my annual list of the best books I’ve read this year. Every year I set a goal for myself to read 52 books – one per week. After years of coming close, I finally hit the mark back … Continue reading

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MLB Thoughts: October 9

As of this writing, the Royals are leading the O’s 5-1 in the fifth of Game 1 of the ALCS. I’ve said it already, but it’s really refreshing to see these young, hungry clubs vying for the AL pennant. Tonight … Continue reading

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MLB Thoughts: October 8

After a thrilling LDS round of play, the League Championship Series are set to begin this weekend. I know baseball takes its lumps these days for several issues: pace of game, length of season, the residual disenchantment with the steroid … Continue reading

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