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David Eckstein

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2013

    Former Cardinals World Series MVP David Eckstein is a Lawyer on Parks & Rec

    If Leslie Knope needs a lawyer, she should call Pawnee's premier legal firm: Babip, Pecota, Vorp & Eckstein. Those first three are baseball sabermetrics statistics (Batting Average on Balls in Play, Player Empirical Comparison and Optimization Test Algorithm and Value over Replacement Player), but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    Ten Ways to Act Like an Unrepentant Cardinals Fan and BFIB

    You guys, what a weekend we had. Up two games to nil on the Dodgers? St. Louis fans have a lot to be happy about this Monday morning (not to mention the success of the Rams, Blues and Mizzou over the weekend). The weekend's wins have almost washed away the ugliness we saw last week, an ire that seem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    Cardinals Security Kicks Out Fan on Star Wars Night... For Having Stormtrooper Mask?

    Most Jedi and Sith enjoyed the first-ever Star Wars night at Busch Stadium yesterday, but one woman felt like she was being oppressed by Palpatine's Galactic Empire when she was kicked out of the stadium for wearing a mask. Julie Sweetin, a nurse at a local hospital, spent two hours crafting her St ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2013

    Five Great Walkup Songs That Baseball Needs Now

    Do you know why Lance Berkman was, empirically speaking, the single most badass Cardinal of the past decade? (Yes, empirically. It's been scientifically proven.) No, it wasn't the awesome soundbites he routinely handed out, or the wicked sense of humor. On-field exploits? Ha! Don't make me laugh. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    The Trouble With Tyler Greene

    commons.wikimedia.orgLook! His uniform is even covered in dirt! Why can't this guy get a decent shot here?! ​One of the really interesting (to me, anyway) sidebars of the Cards bringing in Rafael Furcal is the fact Tyler Greene was, once again, the odd man out. Greene was optioned back to Triple A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    The Cards Go With the Wong Guy in First Round of Draft

    Ah, Hawaii. Land of white beaches, blue water, beautiful palm trees, and, um, second basemen, apparently. ​Day one of the draft is in the books, with the first and supplemental rounds completed. The Cards had but a single selection, and I can give you this bit of good news about the player they se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    5 Worst Wines with Which to Celebrate American Wine Appreciation Week

    www.motifake.com​According to the Internets, the week of February 21 is American Wine Appreciation Week, so christened in 1993 by our nation's 42nd president, William Jefferson Clinton. The celebration kicked off this past Friday with a pre-party (as it were) known as National Drink Wine Day ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Five Alive! Five New Concepts for Pujols 5 If Albert Leaves

    Image viaAlbert Pujols might be running out on us, but Pujols 5 could still survive!​Of course, the big news in St. Louis this week was that the Cardinals and Albert Pujols couldn't come to terms on a new contract before El Hombre's spring training deadline. As you might have heard, the slugger's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Which Star Wars Character is David Eckstein?

    heruniverse.comAshley Eckstein, a.k.a. Ahsoka Tano​So, earlier this week Daily RFT was surfing the Internets when we came across the following revelation. Ashley Eckstein, wife of MLB player David Eckstein, makes her living as the voice actress for Jedi padawan Ahsoka Tano on the "Clone Wars" TV ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Previewing the Padres

    commons.wikimedia.orgAdmit it. That's a creepy effing mascot. ​​The Cardinals travel to San Diego tonight to begin a series against the surprising Padres, who sit atop the NL West. Looking over at the other dugout, the Cards just may see a mirror image of themselves, a team succeeding mostly on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Morgan Ensberg and The Night the Lights Went Out for Lidge

    ​From the Twitter of Rob Neyer by way of Matthew Leach, we have a real blast from the past: Morgan Ensberg, former Houston Astros' third baseman, discussing Albert Pujols' shot in the 2005 NLCS. Apparently Ensberg was positioned wrong all those years ago, and it was that poor positioning that ... More >>

  • News

    July 8, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Baseball Card of the Week: Skip "2B" Schumaker

    Well, it's already gone much, much further than I ever thought it would. The Skip Schumaker Experiment at second base is going to continue in to the regular season. Of course, we all pretty much knew that by now, but having it announced by the team's General Manager sort of brings it home a bit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2008
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    March 26, 2008
  • News

    November 14, 2007

    Sno Luck

    Man is it nice to kick the ol' crapola out of Louisville, Grand Rapids and Roanoke at something!

  • Calendar

    October 3, 2007

    Go Ask Alice

    (About Dylan)

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2007

    Lunar Ass Toy, Anyone?

    Is Unreal the only one who flashes to images of sci-fi monsters upon hearing the name Mike Maroth? The new Cardinal hurler’s surname is just a quick anagram away from Mothra -- the gigantic lepidopteran that gobbled up scores of Japanese villagers during a run of 1960s schlock thrillers. (One ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2007

    Lunar Ass Toy, Anyone?

    Is Unreal the only one who flashes to images of sci-fi monsters upon hearing the name Mike Maroth? The new Cardinal hurler’s surname is just a quick anagram away from Mothra -- the gigantic lepidopteran that gobbled up scores of Japanese villagers during a run of 1960s schlock thrillers. (One ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2007
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    January 17, 2007

    Bush vs. Eckstein: Let's Run the Numbers

    www.prosportspictures.com There they are at the White House, our improbable 2006 World Series champs, getting feted by President Bush, who's taking a break from his usual decider duties. Dubya compares himself to World Series MVP shortstop David Eckstein, saying, "They said he can't hit. They s ... More >>

  • News

    December 20, 2006

    Unreal News Challenge 2006

    Week of December 21, 2006

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2006

    Scenes From a Voting Booth

    rachelsredbirdramblings.mlblogs.com What would David Eckstein do? Unreal trudged to the polls this morning through wet streets and temperatures in the low 50s. We braved the elements not for the chance to participate in our glorious institution of democracy, but because turnout was expected to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2006
  • Music

    October 5, 2005

    Talkin' Baseball

    Matching the playoff-rockin' Cardinals with some appropriate tunes

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