Bruce Sutter

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    Best and Worst Cardinals' World Series Memories

    Nineteen. It's the number of times the St. Louis Cardinals have made it to the World Series, and a tally that's second only to the New York Yankees' 40 trips to baseball's big dance. The Redbirds also lay claim to the most championships, again after the Yankees. And while October baseball has mostly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    40 Best St. Louis Releases of 2011: Part Two

    Did we ruin the surprise? ​As you may have noticed, we were excited to be St. Louis music fans this year. And there is no more substantial document of the sound of this city in 2011 than the music released by its bands and artists. It is not an exaggeration to guess that the releases in the m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    5 Keys to Cardinals' Game 3 Win in NLCS

    The rally towels were out in force last night.​Unlike Chris Carpenter's last start, when he carried the Cardinals in a 1-0 shutout over the Phillies to advance to the NLCS, the clubhouse ace would require a team effort last night. He got it in a big first inning of production from Redbird batters ... More >>

  • Music

    July 14, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    Jake Westbrook's Cardinal Debut: Random, Random Thoughts

    Okay, so it's a picture of a riot in LA, not Detroit. Still, it's too funny to pass up, because these people are looting a Payless Shoes, which is actually more expensive than shopping at a Payless. ​I think we can all safely say this: last night totally wasn't Jake Westbrook's fault. That's ... More >>

  • News

    July 8, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    All-Star Game Celebrity Softball Match To Be Played at Busch Stadium, Not Unused Softball Field

    This call to the bullpen presented by Taco Bell.Major League Baseball just  announced the participants in its "Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game" to take place this Sunday, July 12. As my colleague Keegan Hamilton opined, the last time a roster this motley was assembled h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Baseball Card of the Week: Bruce Sutter

    My mother's favorite baseball player of all time is Bruce Sutter. I'm too young to really remember, but apparently she had quite a thing for the man with the best beard in the biz back in the early 80s. So I'm sure that she's going to be thrilled when she sees the new "Play Like a Cardinal" com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Hall of Shame: Big Mac's a Martyr for the Steroid Era

    As you've likely heard by now, it's going to be another year for the Hall of Fame without Mark McGwire. In this year's HoF election, McGwire received only 21.9 percent of the vote, down from 23.6 percent a year ago. He received 23.5 percent the year before that. Not a big change year to year, I know ... More >>