At the end of our talk, Scott McCaughey -- founder of the Young Fresh Fellows and the Minus 5, once-upon-a-time sideman in R.E.M. and veteran clutch hitter with the Baseball Project -- expresses some disappointment that this interview is even happening at all. "Hey, it's opening day in St. Louis," h ... More >>
Call it the house that Bud built. Well, technically, three houses. August A. Busch's sprawling Florida beach estate -- complete with three separate waterfront homes and a 220-foot wharf -- is on the market for a $6.9 million price tag.
So, here's the thing: Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn got skinny during the off-season. Like, really skinny. Well, okay, not like really skinny compared to skinny people, but really skinny compared to Lynn, who, until this year, routinely showed up to spring ball in one of two coatings: Original Reci ... More >>
Sunset Hills collectibles dealer Bill Goodwin reaped a higher-than-anticipated $1.2 million for the well-graded Honus Wagner T206 baseball card in an online auction last night. Your baseball cards are still comparatively worthless, however, so don't get your hopes up.The Wagner card, which measures ... More >>
Ken Burns: Someday Barry Bonds will be in the Hall of Fame.‚ÄčKen Burns, the nation's most prolific documentarian, has chosen for his next opus baseball's steroid era as a postscript to his 1994 landmark Baseball series. Entitled The Tenth Inning, a two-part, four-hour documentary that will a ... More >>
Last August, the ever-brooding Jeff Kent, finishing out his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers, threw one of his patented hissy fits when a Los Angeles Times columnist had the temerity to suggest that Manny Ramirez's arrival had helped Kent raise his batting average by twenty points. Wikiped ... More >>
With Opening Day coming up on Monday, it's appropriate to look back and reflect on our love for the Cardinals. And when it comes to the Cardinals, and the history of this great franchise, there's one name that stands out above all the others. You might know him as the Man.Our Card of the Week t ... More >>
Baseball nicknames. They don't make 'em like they useta. This isn't just Unreal blowing the proverbial smoke. This is documentable fact.www.dksbaseballcards.comIn the old days, baseball gave us Bob "Death to Flying Things" Ferguson. George "Prunes" Moolic. Frank Chance, a.k.a., "The Peerless Leader. ... More >>
Readers call out Paul McKee and Prince Joe.
These guys donít a give a rip about the candy. Itís all about the plastic dispensers.
Joe to Hank Aaron: Don't sell out! Back Barry!
Week of September 14, 2006
A pair of local entrepreneurs has a Barry Bonds home run ball for sale, but so far they're going down swinging.
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Week of August 31, 2005
Phyllis remembers a kinder, gentler Series
Week of April 13, 2005
A furious fight erupts to save a storied golf course
One museum. Five hundred pieces of baseball history. All kinds of sweet!
Where was Joe Henry when Major League Baseball coughed up money for ex-Negro Leaguers? In the dark.
If you can't get laid at a science-fiction convention, you can't get laid!
Americans will likely swarm to Ladder 49, an unabashed homage to firefighters
At Tri-City Speedway they don't mess around with "race cars." They race cars.
Baseball coach Jim Brady has been fighting his bosses in the UMSL athletic department for seven years. And he thought colon cancer was a pain in the ass.
The Missouri Historical Society unveils a new exhibit dedicated to the first true media superstar
Honest-to-God icon Johnny Cash celebrates his 70th birthday with a passel of reissues
Cardinals owner William DeWitt Jr. catches up with an old friend
Cardinals owner Bill DeWitt Jr. has a knack for making money without risking his own. Meet the guy who wants you to cough up $250 million for a new stadium.
Written and directed by Aviva Kempner
Commentary published the week of June 14-20, 2000
The Jewish Film Festival lights up St. Louis
The wit and wisdom of Cardinal broadcaster Mike Shannon; the boys on the bus at the Post