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Favorite Obscure Cardinals Player: Ray Washburn (Part 1)


One of the most enjoyable parts of being a member of the United Cardinal Bloggers is participation in the various monthly projects.   This one is of particular interest to me personally, as the subject is “your favorite obscure Cardinals player”.   … 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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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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Thank you, Colby Rasmus


I know what you are thinking.  With a title like that, you might be expecting some sort of twisted last minute jab at the expense of the Cardinals former center fielder. No, this is not one of those times, I … Continue reading

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The Trade That Wasn't Made


Much has been written about the 2010 non-waiver deadline trade where the Cardinals sent fan favorite Ryan Ludwick to the San Diego Padres in exchange for Cleveland starter Jake Westbrook. As each of the players settle in with their new … Continue reading

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Jack Lamabe


Jack Lamabe was a journeyman right handed reliever and his arrival in St. Louis couldn’t have come under more difficult circumstances. After a couple of rough appearances, he turned into one of the most dependable arms in the Cardinals bullpen … Continue reading

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Andy Rincon


I read in a Cardinals blog that Brad Penny’s three consecutive quality starts to begin the 2010 season is the first time since Andy Rincon accomplished that feat in 1981. Newer Cardinals fans are asking, Andy Who ? Even some … Continue reading

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Dick Hughes


As I was preparing to watch Jaime Garcia make his first start in 2010, I came across this most interesting blog from Derrick Goold about some young arms that the Cardinals could have taken in the draft. I understand the point that Goold is making in this article, but it made me think about some of the talent that is being developed today in the farm system. It also made me think of a right handed pitcher that toiled in anonymity for nine years before exploding into the major league scene with one of the greatest pitching seasons I have ever seen. Continue reading

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Larry Jaster


We first took a look at the legend of Cardinals left hander, Larry Jaster in an earlier Where Were You when he took a perfect game against Tom Seaver and the Mets into the bottom of the eighth inning. It was an amazing performance to be sure, but there is something even more unbelievable in the young man’s career. Continue reading

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June 27, 1979


The first place Montreal Expos were visiting the 4th place Cardinals. Just two weeks earlier the Cardinals had been tied for first place, but had gone 2-10 since then to fall to 7 1/2 games out. This is where they … Continue reading

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