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 >>
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 >>
Missing: Brian Sutter's teeth and more Blues players in the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame.Need more proof that St. Louis is a "baseball town"? Check out the names (below) of the athletes and broadcasters inducted yesterday to the inaugural class of the new St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame. Ten of th ... More >>
The New York Times recently visited St. Louis to report on the hand-wringing over Mark McGwire's steroid confession and his new gig as the Cardinals hitting instructor. The Times notes in its coverage yesterday how both fans and former members of the Cardinals "family" have mixed feelings about M ... More >>
With each passing day, the St. Louis Cardinals' decision to hire Mark McGwire as hitting coach is becoming a PR disaster of epic dimensions. Current ballplayers and Hall of Famers alike have turned against him, in many cases, quite bitterly. Ex-Cardinal great and Fox Sports Midwest an ... More >>
In the end, it was a perfect pairing. Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Whitey Herzog elected into the Hall of Fame today with one of his men-in-blue nemeses -- umpire Doug Harvey.Herzog, who retired in 1990 after compiling a .532 winning percentage as a manager over an 18 year career, noted tod ... More >>
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 >>
On Sunday afternoon, July 12, celebrities and baseball legends will gather on the field at Busch Stadium for the Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game. Musicians scheduled to play include Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell, Nelly, Chingy, Ashanti and Ginuwine. (No word yet on if th ... More >>
Strategy, heartbreak, and joy inside the mind of a minor-league hitting coach
Unreal finally finds happiness with that elusive combination of beer, prophylaxes and popcorn shrimp; plus, Whitey Herzog in a Misfits T-shirt!
A top-secret squad of "Shadow Cardinals" improves with age at a remote training center in Kansas
Baseball coach Jim Brady has been fighting his bosses in the UMSL athletic department for seven years. And he thought colon cancer was a pain in the ass.
La Russa endures a hell of a season, escaping the purgatory of tradition
Born without arms, John Foppe gives adversity a swift kick in the pants
Dropped Into a Schlafly Hefeweizen, St. Louis Brewery and Tap Room
Whitey Herzog takes a vicious swing at money-driven modern baseball, where only the wealthy win -- and the fans always lose