On Monday, the Cardinals released the nominee list for what will become the second induction class to franchise’s Hall of Fame. Taking a look at the credentials, as well as some of the realities of each, shows why sorting out the ranks of club-specific Hall will continue to be annually intriguing outcome.
There are many special sporting traditions in the city of St. Louis, but what stands chiefly among them is the Musial Awards, an evening dedicated to honoring the legacy of the great Stan Musial. The event is a collage of selfless determination, outstanding achievement and overcoming the odds in all areas of the web of the sporting universe.
Only when Team USA’s Eric Hosmer ripped a bases-clearing double in the top of the ninth, with Team USA ahead 6-4, did anyone in the USA dugout feel comfortable.
Eric Hosmer is the latest Kansas City Royal to play in the World Baseball Classic.
When the marriage between Major League Baseball and USA Baseball (the national governing body for the sport) took place in 1999, a New Jersey native and former college soccer player named Paul Seiler was second in command of the USAB operation, behind long-time MLB executive Dan O’Brien Sr.
If recent history tells us anything, Manager Joe Torre better have his United States squad fully prepared for a battle when they take the field for their first game of the 2013 World Baseball Classic
Tony LaRussa was the guy to change Whiteyball. Wasn’t he?
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.
A game that started off so well ended up being painful to watch.
The Cardinals from 1996-2000.