So, the Cardinals say they're thisclose to signing a contract for the first phase of Ballpark Village. Gee, where have we heard that before? In other news, today we discovered an alternative plan for Ballpark Village, just in case the latest plan fizzles. It comes courtesy of Bush Stadium in Indiana ... More >>
For those of you still in college, this is the last weekend of summer. Time to get out there and make as many mistakes as possible in the next 48 hours before lying to yourself that you're "really going to hit the books" this semester. For the rest of us, there's a variety of cheap choices this week ... More >>
Photo courtesy Sean MuhammadThis photo of Prince Joe Henry will soon be a logo on a line of replica Negro League apparel.Just got word that Sean Muhammad, grandson of former Negro Leaguer (and Riverfront Times columnist) "Prince" Joe Henry, is coming out with a line of baseball collectibles to honor ... More >>
Tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. city officials in St. Louis will gather at an abandoned Schnucks supermarket at Delmar and North Kingshighway to dedicate a stretch of Delmar Boulevard as "Barack Obama Boulevard." Across the river, in Brooklyn, Ill., city officials will gather to pay tribute to another g ... More >>
Prince Joe Henry, Negro League ballplayer, native of Brooklyn, Illinois, and former Riverfront Times "Ask a Negro Leaguer" columnist, died late last week. Today his grandson, Sean Muhammad, sent us information regarding funeral arrangements:VisitationWednesday, January 7, 2009 - 6:00 p.m. to 8 ... More >>
Former Negro League ballplayer and erstwhile Riverfront Times columnist Joe Henry is reportedly in grave health. Henry's grandson, Sean Muhammad, passed along word that the 80-year-old baseball legend has spent much of the past few weeks in the hospital. The doctors, according to Muhammad, have diag ... More >>
It may not be curtains for St. Louis theater, but some smaller companies struggle for the limelight. Malcolm Gay explains why. These soon-to-be-ordained Catholic priests are women? Yep, that's right. They tell Kristen Hinman how they keep the faith. With so many captivating films in the St. Loui ... More >>
The Cards still don't have any blacks on their team. What else is new?
Joe makes a pitch for the Gateway Grizzlies
Joe takes a swing at the pageant industry
Joe hears from the son of first-class pitcher Pat Scantlebury.
Why didn't the Cardinals skipper take more heat for his DUI?
Joe thinks so.
Joe doesn't take too kindly to a reader's taunts.
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Where was Joe Henry when Major League Baseball coughed up money for ex-Negro Leaguers? In the dark.
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