Rogers Hornsby: An Unstoppable Season

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Rogers Hornsby has one of the most intriguing statistical anomalies in the game of baseball. Although he hit over .400 three times, he does not have 3,000 hits as he has 2,930. The two-time MVP could be considered the greatest pure hitter not to eclipse the mark. He had some incredible seasons. In 1922, while […] 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


Braves by Decade: 1970s Braves

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The 1970s. An era of flashiness, yet also an era of subtlety. In politics and world history, the Cold War raged forward. The United States did battle with the Soviet Union in a number of rather unconventional ways. In society, the disco world was in full force. Shiny objects were the name of the game. […] READ MORE


Braves by Decade: 1920s

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The dawn of the 1920s saw a new era form in Major League Baseball. The dead balls of the past two decades were gone. Offensive totals began leaping across both leagues. In 1919, Gavvy Cravath led the National League with 12 homers. In 1920, Cy Williams hit 15. But these paled in comparison to baseball’s […] READ MORE


Brian Dozier Quietly Making History

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Last season, Minnesota Twins second-baseman Brian Dozier hit 28 home runs. Since making his MLB debut in 2012, Dozier went from hitting six home runs to 18, then 23, then 28. This season with roughly 20 games remaining, Dozier is sitting at an astonishing 40 home runs. Again, Dozier plays second base, not designated hitter […] READ MORE