Tag Archives: Lou Brock

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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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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A Tale of Two Teams


It was the best of teams, it was the worst of teams, it was the age of veterans, it was the age of youth, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of frustration, it was the season … 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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