The United Cardinal Bloggers have requested that the member blogs weigh in with their choices for inductees into the St. Louis Cardinals Hall Of Fame.
Flood’s most important contribution to baseball is his challenge of the game’s vaunted anti-trust exception, and how he helped usher in a new era of player rights and rising salaries.
Tim McCarver and Mike Shannon have had long broadcast careers following successful baseball ones. They are nominated for the 2012 Ford Frick Award.
Examining the Cardinals history in series deciding game 5’s and 7’s.
The 1967 National League Pennant may have been the original rivalry builder between the Reds and Cardinals.
The Cardinals from 1970-1975.
More than overcoming the loss of Bob Gibson or Ray Washburn, three plays that ended three games that tell you all you need to know about the 1967 St. Louis Cardinals.
The Cardinals from 1965-1970.
The Cardinals from 1960-1965.
With Jayson Werth signing a gargantuan contract with the Washington Nationals and Marvin Miller missing induction into the Hall of Fame by a single vote, perhaps it’s time for the Veterans Committee to take another look at the career and sacrifices of Curt Flood.