Hometown Starters

On April 5, 2011, Kyle McClellan made history as he joined a rather select group of starting pitchers who grew up in the St. Louis area. Looking back over the last 100 years of Cardinals history, here are the other hometown starters.

Buck’s Favorite Year: The 1942 Kansas City Monarchs

Buck O’Neil said the 1942 Kansas City Monarchs might have been the best professional baseball team ever. That fact is hard to argue.