Tag Archives: Ray Sadecki

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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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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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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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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Move Over, There's a New Ace in Town


With a dominating 6 inning performance against the Chicago Cubs on September 24, 2010, Adam Wainwright earned his 20th win of the season.  That places him in some rather elite company in Cardinals history.  In the previous 50 years, this … 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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