Of all the reminiscences of former Orioles manager and St. Louis native Earl Weaver, who passed away on Friday, few are more touching than the one posted by his grandson Mike Leahy on Facebook. Leahy is the lead singer for the band 7 Shot Screamers and also the non-jumpsuited alter-ego of Clownvis P ... More >>
The previously mocked Skip Schumaker Rally Squirrel baseball card from Topps is successfully being sold for $255 on eBay. The actual Skip Schumaker card from the same series is going for $1, with a $2 charge for shipping and handling. Also, it seems you can return the real Skip card if you don't ... More >>
(c) 2012 ToppsAnd take your restaurant with you, mang!Pujols 5 Westport Grill (342 Westport Plaza, Maryland Heights; 314-439-0595) is no more. With Albert Anaheim-bound, the owners of the restaurant bearing his name and number announced today that, effective immediately, it will be known as t ... More >>
(c) 2012 Topps CoCNBS sports reporter Darren Rovell posted this dagger in the hearts of Cardinal fans. Close examination of the bottom right corner of the base reveals a Kansas City Royals logo, which means this photo was most likely taken during either the May 21 or May 22 game at Kauffman Stadi ... More >>
The most dangerous place to stand in St. Louis? Between attorney Albert S. Watkins, above, and a news crew's microphone!A federal judge has ordered the outdoor clothing giant North Face and the tiny local apparel company it's suing, South Butt, to try to work out a solution to their conflict thro ... More >>
Hey there, everybody! I know I haven't done one of these in a while, since it didn't seem to be all that popular a feature, but with all the talk recently of Topps' and MLB's exclusive deal and what it may mean to the future of the card collecting industry, I thought now might be a good time to dust ... More >>
File under ridiculous douchebag bullshit: Major League Baseball and Topps have reached an agreement to make Topps the only licensed maker of baseball cards. I'm not going to try and be balanced or fair about this. This is fucking bullshit. Of all the shitty things MLB has done over the years - ... 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 >>
Hello, and happy Friday to one and all. It's time once again for our weekly tradition here at the Rundown, and I've got something really nice for you today.
Amazingly, just this past week, a story actually came along that got everyone to stop talking about Alex Rodriguez, even if only for a moment or two. The source of such distraction was the Boston Red Sox. More specifically, it was the closer for the Boston nine, Mr. Jonathan Papelbon, giving hi ... More >>
To begin this new and shiny year of 2009, I want first to take a quick look back at a small bit of the Cardinals' past. I know, this is a time to be looking forward, but hey, I am nothing if not a contrarian. So in this baseball card format reminiscence, we take a look back at the Aaron Miles E ... More >>
It's Christmas time here in the Gateway City, and in honor of this most wonderful time of the year, I've decided that this week's Card of the Week is going to be a little bit different. See, this week, instead of featuring a player who recently won an award, or signed a big contract, or exposed ... More >>
Perhaps they'd look like this. Link via Kopper. More excellent ones at the link and after the jump. Or like this. That's 1985 Topps right there, the style/year of Mark McGwire's rookie card. Why yes, I used to collect baseball cards hardcore.
The spendingest opening day in the big leagues this year!