As news of Nelson Liriano’s no hitter hits the Fox Sports Midwest broadcast, the discussion quickly turns to no-hitters involving the Cardinals. Rick Horton came oh so close in his rookie season.
Last week, Michael Metzger took us back to Game 7 of the 1987 World Series with his article, The Other Game 7. It was truly an amazing game that had more plot twists than a Dan Brown novel. With the 25th anniversary coverage of the 1985 World Series last month, that leaves just one more Game 7 for the Cardinals in the Whitey Herzog era. That would be October 20, 1982: The Other Other Game 7.
The 1985 St. Louis Cardinals pitching staff was a known quantity and a strong point of the team. Inside we break them down one at a time.