Tag Archives: Albert Pujols

So Long, Albert

Yesterday, shockwave. Albert Pujols, erstwhile first baseman and “face of the franchise” for my beloved Cardinals, came to terms on a 10-year, $250+ million contract with the California Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. In St. Louis, where baseball is king, … Continue reading

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Tragic

The lead news story here in Alabama has to do with Harvey Updike, Jr., a Dadeville, AL resident charged with poisoning the 130-year-old trees at Toomer’s Corner in Auburn. It seems that Updike, a Bama fan, was fed up with … Continue reading

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MLB Thoughts – April 9, 2010

I’m going to try something new here; a Friday column focused solely on the week that was in Major League Baseball. Here are my reflections on Opening Week 2010. I’ll start with my St. Louis Cardinals, who leave Cincinnati with … Continue reading

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2009 MLB Awards

With the 2009 postseason winding down, it’s just about time to hand out the hardware on the regular season. Here are my thoughts; the actual winners will be announced sometime in mid-November. AL MVP: Joe Mauer Was there any doubt? … Continue reading

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The Best Hitter of his Generation

As if the Cardinals’ October no-show wasn’t bad enough, the title of this article at NESN is enough to stop me in my tracks. Please, Albert. Don’t do this to me. Cards ownership over the years has been notorious loathe … Continue reading

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