Maury Wills, Dodger Legend, Dead at 89

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Los Angeles Dodgers legend Maury Wills died Monday at his home in Sedona, Arizona. He was roughly two weeks short of his 90th birthday. The seven-time All-Star spent most of his career in Los Angeles, though he also had brief stints with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Montreal Expos. Wills helped the Dodgers to three world […] READ MORE


Ernie Broglio: A Season of Proof

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When looking at league-wide WAR leaders for 1960, one might not expect to find young St. Louis Cardinals hurler Ernie Broglio. Yet, he is right there, stacked alongside some of the greatest names of all time. Indeed, Broglio’s mark of 7.6 was higher than Hall of Famers Eddie Mathews, Don Drysdale, and Mickey Mantle. He […] READ MORE


Ben’s Baseball Alphabet: Embezzle

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Rickey Henderson has been convicted on 1,406 counts of embezzlement. The governing body of Major League Baseball has also convicted Lou Brock on 938 counts. Billy Hamilton didn’t fare too much better. After a lengthy trial, he was convicted on 914 counts. And Ty Cobb, the most notorious of all ballplayers, received the maximum sentence […] READ MORE


Padres upset Cardinals to advance in LWOS All-Time Tournament

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Padres 7, Cardinals 3 (This game was the result of a simulation done through What If Sports. It matched the San Diego Padres All-Time Team against the St. Louis Cardinals All-Time Team. This game did not actually happen, but this simulation took place at Sportsman Park in St. Louis, Missouri.) This game was a battle of […] READ MORE


St. Louis Cardinals All-Time Tournament Team

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There are few franchises as storied as the St. Louis Cardinals. But, when it comes to making any all-time roster, it can be vulnerable to significant omissions. The best anyone can do is try to avoid gross oversights, knowing that a team full of the second-best Cardinals at each position would still be a remarkable […] READ MORE


A Tribute to Matt Carpenter

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Matt Carpenter has likely played his last game as a St. Louis Cardinal. Over the past decade, he has slugged (and walked) his way into the hearts of Cardinal Nation. While he is widely loved by Cardinals fans, it is easy to forget just how productive Matt Carpenter has been over the past decade for […] READ MORE


Late-Inning Heroics Carry Cardinals to Record Win

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The St. Louis Cardinals continued their winning ways, topping the Chicago Cubs on Saturday afternoon. The Cardinals have now set the franchise record with their 15th consecutive win. The 1935 ballclub held the previous record. They will attempt to wrap up their fourth consecutive sweep on Sunday afternoon. The Cardinals remain well short of the […] READ MORE


MLB Hall of Famer Lou Brock Dies

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St. Louis Cardinals and MLB legend Lou Brock died Sunday afternoon at the age of 81. Brock was a six-time All-Star, eight-time NL stolen base leader, and two-time World Series champion. The Trade Lou Brock is not only known as a great player, but he is also known for being involved in arguably one of […] READ MORE


Reliving History: 1967 St. Louis Cardinals

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Moving along to the next installment in our “Reliving History” Series, the focus shifts to the Midwest for a look back at 1967 St. Louis Cardinals. 1967 marked the Cardinals 86th season playing in St. Louis. Furthermore, it was the team’s first season playing at Busch Memorial Stadium. Reliving the 1967 St. Louis Cardinals Under […] READ MORE


The Rise, Fall, and Rise of the Stolen Base

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“The steal is dead! Long live the steal!” Baseball oldtimers and fantasy owners everywhere bemoaned of the changing game. But a funny thing happened on the way to baseball’s current obsession with power. The old model of a slow, lumbering slugger has been replaced. The Cecil Fielder, Adam Dunn, and Billy Butler model has turned […] READ MORE