Tag Archives: Bill White

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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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 we should give a Hoot about Chris Carpenter


If you are a regular reader of this blog, you know that this article will have little to do with Chris Carpenter until the very end.   If you know a little bit of Cardinals history, you already know where this … 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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