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Minor League Baseball

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2013

    Jon Hamm Stars in Baseball Movie, Learns Life Lessons from Indian Teenagers

    St. Louis' pride and joy, Jon Hamm, is starring in a Disney movie where he plays a desperate sports agent who goes to India to find cricket players who can play baseball. In the process, the kids teach him stuff about life, he falls in love with a nice and intelligent woman, and then he drinks a fif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Say, Where's the Cards' World Series Trophy These Days?

    The World Series Trophy traditionally goes on tour after the winning team spends some time hoisting it overhead, visiting locations across the country and spreading good will towards the game. It's currently touring the Cards' minor league affiliates. The trophy spent this past weekend with the Spri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    World Series 2011: A Cardinals Rally Cry From Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin

    Getty Images​The entire city is buzzing about a certain local sportsball team, and we're no exception. It's our job to write about music, however. But the two intersect on "Cardinal Rules," a crimson call to arms from Missouri's native sons Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin. The Cardinals ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    David Freese's Coming Out Party

    Ha! I'll bet you were expecting me to go with the Schwarzenneger version of Mr. Freeze, but instead I threw you a curve and went old school! That's why I'M a very important internet columnist and you're, well, probably doing something better with your time. Sigh.‚ÄčI wrote earlier today about the pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Update: Winter Weather Wreaking Havoc on Cardinals Opening Week

    You know what they say: If there's snow in the branches...‚ÄčThis morning, the Cardinals announced that they're also postponing a baseball game between University of Missouri and University of Illinois that had been scheduled for tonight at Busch Stadium. Cold temperatures and a forecast for evening ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Baseball's Best Burger Clobbered by Meat Monster from Akron

    Robin WheelerBaseball's best burger? Um, not any more.​And you thought Baseball's Best Burger would be hard to top. The Gateway Grizzlies are proud of their concessions, and we respect that. Last year we respected 'em so much that we sent a writer out to compare three of their offerings head ... More >>

  • Music

    January 6, 2011

    Generationals

    9 p.m. Tuesday, January 11. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin Hits a Grand Slam With Its New(er) Song

    On weather.gov, it's a balmy 32 degrees outside. By this link, the Cardinals' pitchers and catchers don't report for spring training for another three weeks. Yet Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin -- which is playing tonight at the Billiken Club with Flaming Death Trap -- conjures warm summer nig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Mudcats No More: Spoon River College Ditches Mascot After Minor League Team Threatens to Sue

    A mudcat is a type of catfish that lives in the Spoon River in west-central Illinois. So it would make some sort of sense that Spoon River College, a community college with four campuses along said river, would adopt the mudcat as its mascot.Well, okay, it would make sense if you ignore the fact tha ... More >>

  • Music

    July 1, 2009

    Bob Dylan/Willie Nelson/John Mellencamp

    5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 2. GCS Ballpark, 2301 Grizzlie Bear Boulevard, Sauget, Illinois.

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2008

    Former Cardinals Coach Dave Ricketts Dies at 73

    Over the weekend, Dave Ricketts, a longtime coach in the St. Louis Cardinals' organization, passed away at the age of 73. Mr. Ricketts was one of the most respected men in the game of baseball, both as a former big league catcher who played on the 1967 Championship squad for the Redbirds, and then ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2008

    Cards Blog: Mozeliak vs. Mulder

    I was listening to Kevin Wheeler on KMOX last night on the drive home and caught his conversation with first-year Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak. After some chitchat about the team's early-season run of great play -- and great plays, like Pujols' Monday-night mad dash and Ankiel's phenomena ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2008

    Cards Blog: Mozeliak vs. Mulder

    I was listening to Kevin Wheeler on KMOX last night on the drive home and caught his conversation with first-year Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak. After some chitchat about the team's early-season run of great play -- and great plays, like Pujols' Monday-night mad dash and Ankiel's phenomena ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2007

    The Top Ten Dishes (and the Absolute Worst) of 2007

    In the past twelve months, I've reviewed sixty-two restaurants (and one minor-league baseball stadium) in the pages of the RFT. I've traveled to Columbia and the metro east. I've sampled the cuisines of Korea, Japan, Ethiopia and Eritrea, Iran, Thailand, Bosnia, Brazil, Nicaragua, Vietnam (twice), M ... More >>

  • Music

    August 1, 2007

    Counting Crows / Collective Soul

    6:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 7. GCS Ballpark, 2301 Grizzlie Bear Boulevard, Sauget, Illinois.

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2007

    Rick Ankiel: Still a Wild Man!

    This just in from the Memphis Redbirds, the St. Louis Cardinals' minor-league affiliate: At the team's August 10 game against the Omaha Royals, the first 1,500 fans to arrive at AutoZone Park in Memphis will receive a Marvel comic book whose cover "will feature the Incredible Hulk, Spiderman [sic] a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2007

    Rick Ankiel: Still a Wild Man!

    This just in from the Memphis Redbirds, the St. Louis Cardinals' minor-league affiliate: At the team's August 10 game against the Omaha Royals, the first 1,500 fans to arrive at AutoZone Park in Memphis will receive a Marvel comic book whose cover "will feature the Incredible Hulk, Spiderman [sic] a ... More >>

  • Music

    January 25, 2006

    Local Motion

    Week of January 26, 2006

  • Music

    July 6, 2005

    Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson

    Friday, July 8; GMC Stadium (Sauget Industrial Park Drive and Goose Lake Road, Sauget, Illinois)

  • Calendar

    November 19, 2003

    Worcester Booster

    Almost-Blues and faded Stars

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