With the Cardinals about to take on R.A Dickey and his knuckleball, it is a good time to take a look back at a wild one from 1967. It has big name players doing big things. It had role players figuring in the outcome of the game. And it has plays so strange that you had to be there to believe them.
The Cardinals from 1970-1975.
Al Jackson was a talented left handed pitcher who spent most of his career on a losing baseball team. If he had played today, he would have had a long and prosperous career as a left handed specialist out of the bullpen. Jackson was just a couple of decades before his time.