Tag Archives: Johnny Keane

Initial Inductees into the Cardinals Hall of Fame


The July project for the writers of the United Cardinal Bloggers is to pick the first five inductees into the upcoming Cardinals Hall of Fame.   Well, not really, but if we were asked, these would be our top five nominees. … 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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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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Allen Craig, meet Carl Warwick


In Game One of the 2011 World Series, Allen Craig was the offensive hero with his pinch hit single off Alexi Ogando in the sixth inning.   It was a cold night, Craig had been sitting on the bench for a … Continue reading

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Why we should give a Hoot about Chris Carpenter


If you are a regular reader of this blog, you know that this article will have little to do with Chris Carpenter until the very end.   If you know a little bit of Cardinals history, you already know where this … Continue reading

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Why Colby Rasmus should hit leadoff


If one of the manager’s main criticisms of Colby Rasmus in 2010 is that he occasionally gets homer happy, then why continue putting him in a slugging spot in the lineup ?   That doesn’t make any sense, whatsoever. In … Continue reading

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Is it Toast or Welsh Rarebit


No, this hasn’t turned into a cooking blog, although that would be less stressful than trying to find anything positive to say about the St. Louis Cardinals recent performance.   Instead, I take inspiration from a great cartoon that one of … Continue reading

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