Category Archives: St. Louis Cardinals

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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MLB Thoughts: Sept. 28

As a Cardinal fan, I’ve followed the NL Central closely all season. Most Cards fans have been frustrated by this club’s lack of consistency all year. Last year’s team thrived by hitting an all-time best .330 with runners in scoring … Continue reading

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Family Road Trip 2014 Day 2

Today we made the drive from St. Louis to Kansas City to make our first visit to Kauffman Stadium. One member of our family was fighting an upset stomach this morning, so we got a later jump than we hoped. … Continue reading

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