Tag Archives: Ken Boyer

1960’s Post-season MVBOP awards


While it is hard to look past the contributions of David Freese in the 2011 post-season, a singular award for outstanding performance makes it far too easy to overlook some unbelievable contributions of his teammates, and at times, those of … 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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Why Ken Boyer should be in the Hall of Fame


Congratulations to Ron Santo of the Chicago Cubs for being elected to the Hall of Fame.   The Veterans Committee voted overwhelmingly (15 of the 16 possible votes) to induct the former Cubs third baseman in Baseball’s historic shrine next summer.  … Continue reading

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Bad Calls don’t mean Bad Umpires


For a few moments, it appeared that the Texas Rangers were having their own Don Denkinger moment.  In the fourth inning of Game Three of the 2011 World Series, Matt Holliday grounded into what looked like a sure double play.   … Continue reading

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Bob Howsam (or Could You Trade Albert Pujols and Matt Holliday)


Trade Albert Pujols and Matt Holliday ?   Are you crazy ? That is exactly what General Manager  Bob Howsam did, or at least he did to their early 60’s counterparts (Ken Boyer and Bill White). Who is Bob Howsam, you … Continue reading

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