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UCB September Project: Top 7 Cardinals Prospects


Though no longer a regular blogger and now just a “Friend of the UCB”, occasionally one of their monthly projects comes along that grabs my attention and makes me want to pick up the keyboard again.   The annual “Top 7 … Continue reading

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Welcome to Baseball Heaven, Pedro Feliz


While on a self imposed sabbatical from social media channels, like Twitter, the Cardinals made an interesting trade with the Houston Astros. My first thought was not about the who the player was or what we had to give up, … Continue reading

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Passing the Baton


While most eyes in Cardinals Nation are fixed on the 1-2 punch of Albert Pujols and Matt Holliday as they spread fear and terror throughout National League pitching staffs, a very interesting story is playing out in the starting rotation. … Continue reading

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Adam Wainwright's Completely Dominating First Half of 2010


While much is being made about 2010 being the year of the pitcher, Adam Wainwright is quietly putting together quite a season, showing why he has become the ace of the Cardinals pitching staff.  Well, maybe not so quietly as … Continue reading

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Bill White – 1964


Younger baseball fans may know the name Bill White as the President of the National League (1989-1994) or as a long time broadcaster (St. Louis Cardinals and New York Yankees). Baseball historians will remember the big lefty as one of … Continue reading

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June 26-29, 1967


One of my favorite St. Louis sports commentators, Bernie Miklasz, is reporting that the Milwaukee Brewers were altering their starting rotation to send three left handers against the Cardinals for an important series starting on June 4, 2010. This is not the first time this has happened, nor is it a particularly huge gamble. If you want to see some real courage, take a look at June 26-29, 1967. 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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August 9, 1967


In the heat of the 1967 Pennant Chase, the aggressive base running style of the Cardinals gave a six time gold glove first baseman a lot to think about, but not a lot of time in which to do so. Continue reading

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June 18-20, 1968


The Cardinals entered the 1968 season with very high expectations. There were very few changes from their World Series Championship team, the most notable being Nelson Briles replacing the injured Dick Hughes in the starting rotation. Expectations would get even … Continue reading

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June 2 – Aug 4, 1968


While Bob Gibson was putting together the greatest pitching season in the modern era, Don Drysdale put together his own with an unprecedented streak of scoreless innings. From May 10 through June 8, Drysdale threw six complete game shutouts and … Continue reading

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