Tag Archives: Albert Pujols

Dealing with Postpujols Depression


For immediate release: Albert Pujols is no longer with the Cardinals.  Over the winter, he signed a blockbuster 10 year contract with the California Anaheim Los Angeles errr Angels. According to the national media, that was the only story so … Continue reading

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One last ovation for the 2011 Philadelphia Phillies


In just a few hours, Josh Johnson will throw the first pitch of the St. Louis Cardinals 2012 season. Regardless of how the season plays out, Cardinals fans will get to hear “defending World Champions” until a new champion is … Continue reading

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The Cards have done far worse than what Pujols just did to them


Yes, the last few months have been something of a roller coaster for the emotions of Cardinals fans.   The final resolution of the Colby Rasmus drama, the disillusion of early August, the hope of September and awe of October.   Throw … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why We Should All Move On


After nearly completing a nice article where I suggested that we all hold off judgment on Albert Pujols, he signs a contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.  So much for all of the nice things I had written … Continue reading

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The Little Things: Allen Craig


In a season full of big wins, huge disappointments, unbelievable comebacks and a thrilling World Series Championship, sometimes it is important to take a step back and take a look at a few of the little things that made all … Continue reading

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Mike Matheny and Red Schoendienst – A Tale of Two Rookie Managers


Just when you thought the 1964 story had played out it’s last comparison, the Cardinals hire Mike Matheny to replace the legendary Tony La Russa.  Once more, we will look back at the events in and around the 1964 World … Continue reading

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The Little Things: Brandon Dickson


In a season full of big wins, big disappointments, big comebacks and a big World Series Championship, sometimes it is important to take a step back and take a look at a few of the little things that made all … Continue reading

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The Little Things: Ryan Theriot


In a season full of big wins, big disappointments, big comebacks and a big World Series Championship, sometimes it is important to take a step back and take a look at some of the little things that made all of … Continue reading

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From here on, every game is a must win


Ladies and gentlemen, we have ourselves a series.   It’s not David vs Goliath as many experts have suggested.   It’s more like Dolph Lundgren and Claude van Damme in Universal Soldier.  Two capable combatants doing battle night after night, with neither … Continue reading

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What if: 1967 World Series


Go Go el Birdos vs The Impossible Dream.   That was the 1967 World Series.   Boston and St. Louis.   The Cardinals turned things around in July and cruised to their second National League Pennant of the decade.   For the Red Sox, … Continue reading

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