Tag Archives: World Series

One last ovation for the 2011 Philadelphia Phillies


In just a few hours, Josh Johnson will throw the first pitch of the St. Louis Cardinals 2012 season. Regardless of how the season plays out, Cardinals fans will get to hear “defending World Champions” until a new champion is … Continue reading

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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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Go Crazy Folks vs Adios, Goodbye and Maybe That’s a Winner


As the members of the United Cardinal Bloggers post their top five iconic moments in Cardinals history, Jack Buck’s famous “Go Crazy Folks” call has made more than one appearance.   And it should, it is certainly an iconic moment.   If … Continue reading

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Cardinals Scrappy Hall of Fame


When you look back on the career of David Eckstein, one word comes to mind: scrappy.  Every sport has them, players that you cheer for when they are on your team but quickly get under your skin when they are … Continue reading

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September 1, 1963 – Nearly Stealing a Pennant


The end of August had the Cardinals taking a brutal 12 game road trip.   They would first travel west to Los Angeles for three games, east to Houston for the next three, back to the west coast for three with … 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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Predictions for the upcoming season


It is New Years Eve.   2011 is about to come to a close, and what an amazing year it was, especially for Cardinals fans.   We are about a month and a half away from pitchers and catchers reporting to spring … 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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5 Reasons Why We Should All Move On


After nearly completing a nice article where I suggested that we all hold off judgment on Albert Pujols, he signs a contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.  So much for all of the nice things I had written … 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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