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Closing the book on the steroids era …


… means opening the doors in Cooperstown. Yes, we get it. Some players cheated. They took performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) to gain a competitive advantage in a game that is played, well …. competitively. And since the league crackdown in … Continue reading

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Previewing the Memphis Redbirds – Pitching


In this first of a four part series, we will take a closer look at the 2012 Memphis Redbirds.  In addition to all of the roster changes, we will also suggest a few things to pay attention to as the … Continue reading

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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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Go Crazy Folks vs Adios, Goodbye and Maybe That’s a Winner


As the members of the United Cardinal Bloggers post their top five iconic moments in Cardinals history, Jack Buck’s famous “Go Crazy Folks” call has made more than one appearance.   And it should, it is certainly an iconic moment.   If … Continue reading

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Cardinals Scrappy Hall of Fame


When you look back on the career of David Eckstein, one word comes to mind: scrappy.  Every sport has them, players that you cheer for when they are on your team but quickly get under your skin when they are … Continue reading

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September 1, 1963 – Nearly Stealing a Pennant


The end of August had the Cardinals taking a brutal 12 game road trip.   They would first travel west to Los Angeles for three games, east to Houston for the next three, back to the west coast for three with … Continue reading

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Top 5 Iconic Moments in Cardinals History


For the January project, United Cardinal Bloggers members will be writing about their top five iconic moments in Cardinals history.  Really, Daniel ?  Just five ?  No way.  Seriously.   I can think of five iconic moments, just in the 1964 … Continue reading

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Predictions for the upcoming season


It is New Years Eve.   2011 is about to come to a close, and what an amazing year it was, especially for Cardinals fans.   We are about a month and a half away from pitchers and catchers reporting to spring … Continue reading

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Ryan Braun: Rushing to Judgment ?


I get some of it from the Cardinals side of things.  After all, Braun did play for the Brewers and has been somewhat of a thorn in their side for the last couple of years.   And there’s an element to … 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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