Tag Archives: World Series

Top 5 Cardinals Big Game Pitchers


This posting is dedicated to Ray DeRousse of STL Cardinals Baseball for his recent reply to a UCB roundtable question. There just hasn’t been a competitor like [Chris] Carpenter in a Cardinal uniform since [Bob] Gibson, and I love the … Continue reading

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2011 Cardinal Blogger Awards ballot


The Cardinal Blogger awards is one of my favorite projects of the United Cardinal Bloggers.  Not only do we get one more opportunity to talk about the players and games, it is the one time of the year when we … Continue reading

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The Little Things: Allen Craig


In a season full of big wins, huge disappointments, unbelievable comebacks and a thrilling World Series Championship, sometimes it is important to take a step back and take a look at a few of the little things that made all … 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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The Little Things: Brandon Dickson


In a season full of big wins, big disappointments, big comebacks and a big World Series Championship, sometimes it is important to take a step back and take a look at a few of the little things that made all … Continue reading

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UCB Roundtable: Rookie of the Year


Twice a year, the writers of the United Cardinal Bloggers join together and participate in a roundtable discussion.   Each member asks a question and then summarizes the responses for us all to enjoy. My question, influenced by an earlier one … Continue reading

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The Little Things: Kyle Lohse


In a season full of big wins, big disappointments, big comebacks and a big World Series Championship, sometimes it is important to take a step back and take a look at some of the little things that made all of … Continue reading

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The Little Things: Ryan Theriot


In a season full of big wins, big disappointments, big comebacks and a big World Series Championship, sometimes it is important to take a step back and take a look at some of the little things that made all of … Continue reading

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The Little Things: Jake Westbrook


In a season full of big wins, big disappointments, big comebacks and a big World Series Championship, sometimes it is important to take a step back and take a look at some of the little things that made all of … Continue reading

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The Little Things: Lance Lynn


How good was Lance Lynn in 2011 ? He had shown flashes of brilliance throughout his minor league career, so there was reason to expect him to be a contributor when called up on June 2.   His major league debut … Continue reading

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