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World Series

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2014

    The 6 Best Yadier Molina Quotes From That New York Times Profile

    Whether he's catching fastballs, stopping runs or hitting homers, Yadier Molina is exciting to watch when he's at home plate. The New York Times noticed, so it sent a reporter to ask the St. Louis Cardinals catcher how he does it. In the Sunday story "From Behind the Plate, a Dutiful Master Orchest ... More >>

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    March 26, 2014

    MLB Players Think the St. Louis Cardinals Will Win the 2014 World Series

    St. Louisans always think their Cardinals are poised for another World Series win. This time, the players of Major League Baseball agree with them. ESPN The Magazine passed an anonymous poll through the MLB locker rooms to get candid answers to some of baseball's most pressing questions: Are athle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2014

    Cardinals Pitcher Michael Wacha Wins 2013 St. Louis Person of the Year

    Congratulations to St. Louis Cardinal pitcher Michael Wacha, who won more than 40 percent of the votes in the battle for the title of 2013 St. Louis Person of the Year.

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2013

    2013 St. Louis Person of the Year: Wacha, Boeing, IKEA in the Final Five

    Who had the biggest impact on St. Louis in 2013? You tell us. Mayor Francis Slay released the top five finalists for the 2013 St. Louis Person of the Year award Thursday, although only one is actually a person.

  • Calendar

    November 7, 2013
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    October 31, 2013
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    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 28, 2013

    Police: Suspects Sold Counterfeit World Series Tickets to Cardinals Fans

    In an effective-yet-stupid move, hawkers for counterfeit World Series tickets in St. Louis are letting their customers snap photos of them as a kind of insurance policy. Trouble is, that just leaves Cardinals fans with fake tickets, no money and a photo on their phone. St. Louis Metropolitan Polic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    6 World Series Bets Between St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox Fans

    It's Game Day, Birds! The Commissioner's Trophy and a year's worth of bragging rights are at stake for the St. Louis Cardinals, and fans are finding ways to make the Fall Classic even more interesting. We found politicians, radio stations and even churches who are wagering on the series. Here are s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2013

    Should St. Louis Cardinal Michael Wacha Shave the Beard Before the World Series?

    Mayor Francis Slay is polling his St. Louis constituency on their favorite local beard this week, and gaining momentum in the polls is the man everyone's talking about: Cardinals pitcher and NLCS MVP Michael Wacha. Wacha has tough competition, including entrepreneur Joe Edwards, County Executive C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2013

    9 Most Cringe-Worthy Cardinals Fan Songs of All Time

    The closer St. Louis gets to the World Series, the more post-season rally jams pop up on YouTube in honor of the Cardinals. Writing a cringe-worthy fan song takes more than finding rhymes for "Red October" and "Carlos Beltran." Take a few tips from our nine favorite Cardinals rally songs:

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    VIDEO: Fake Dodgers Mascot Puts On Bear Costume and Dances On Cards' Dugout

    In Hollywood, everybody wants to be a star -- but some people just want to be a Dodgers mascot. During Game 3 of the National League Championship Series last night, a Dodgers fan put on a bear costume with a Dodgers jersey and danced atop the Cardinals dugout. One would think that was just the team ... More >>

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    March 28, 2013
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    February 7, 2013
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    January 19, 2013

    St. Louis Native, Hall of Fame Baseball Manager Earl Weaver Dead at 82

    Earl Weaver, a St. Louis native and Beaumont High School graduate who went on to become a Hall of Fame manager for the Baltimore Orioles, passed away Friday while on a cruise. He was 82. Though drafted by his hometown Cardinals, he never played in the majors for them or any other team. During his f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    Metal Costume Tips and Cubs Trash Talk from the Dropkick Murphys' Matt Kelly

    After sixteen years of growl, music lovers can't help but think of Dropkick Murphys when someone mentions Boston. The band with equal parts swagger and bagpipes is as much a part of the fabric of Beantown as the brownstones that dominate the city. Despite the Murphys' undying love for the Red Sox, S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    "Sign Man" Marty Prather Reserves His Best Work For Chicago Cubs

    Marty Prather, 53 For the Cardinals' home opener series against the Cubs last weekend, "Sign Man," also known as Marty Prather, came prepared. Well, Prather always comes prepared -- the Springfield resident has upward of 40 hand-painted signs jammed in beside his seat along the first-base line -- b ... More >>

  • News

    April 5, 2012
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    March 8, 2012

    Doug Melvin is a Whiny (Brewer)

    ​Doug Melvin is the manager of the Milwaukee Brewers. The Milwaukee Brewers are a baseball team in the National League Central. The Milwaukee Brewers have had a rather heated rivalry with the St. Louis Cardinals the last couple of years. The Milwaukee Brewers played the Cardinals in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    The Cardinals' Online Museum Goes on the Road

    ​It's a marriage made in...Arkansas? The St. Louis Cardinals' Hall of Fame Museum went into storage back in 2008, in anticipation of it moving to Ballpark Village. As we all know, that didn't quite work out, so in January of 2012, the museum moved to its new home: online at this shiny new website. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending November 20, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. It took a month, but The Year of the St. Louis C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Tony La Russa Retires: A Farewell Playlist

    TLR shakin' it onstage with Santana earlier this year. ​It's been an emotional roller-coaster for St. Louis Cardinals fans: a heart-stopping Game 6 and a World Series victory are now slightly softened with the farewell of skipper, architect and game-changer Tony La Russa. But we'll leave the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Miracle Weekend for Missouri Sports: Is God to Thank?

    The gift of life and the gift of winning.​October 28-30, 2011, may just go down as the greatest weekend for Missouri sports ever. On Friday the Cardinals won their 11th World Series title in one of the greatest come-from-behind stories ever in sports. On Saturday the struggling Missouri Tigers tra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Zooey Deschanel Is As American As Baseball, Christmas And World Domination

    image via​One question has been burning in our minds since Zooey Deschanel's hesitant but pretty national anthem performance at Sunday night's World Series game: Why is she still here and what exactly does she want with us? The actress turned singer-songwriter/well-compensated-shill kicked o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: October 21-23

    Image viaA glass-blowing demonstration from a Third Friday Open House event at Third Degree Glass Factory.​It might be a little tricky warming up to the cold weather that has blasted in with the fall season, but don't let nippy Mother Nature slow you down. There are plenty of ways to take adva ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Jaime the Headcase and His Pitching-Impaired Friends

    ​The Great Big Grudge Match between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Milwaukee Brewers got off to a mighty thud of a start yesterday, with the Brewers shellacking the 'Birds 9-6. Things started out okay, but the beating came up in a hurry, courtesy of a six-run fifth inning and a pair of Cardinal p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Five Reasons The Cardinals Should Trade for Cliff Lee*

    Image sourceWouldn't Cliff Lee look nice in Cardinal red?​In case you haven't been paying attention these past three games, the Mariners stink.It's a special kind of stink too. They run into outs on the bases, commit costly errors, blow saves and generally suck at hitting. Just think of an ugly wa ... More >>

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    January 25, 2010

    Chris Duncan Signs With Washington Nationals, Celebrates at With Washington Monument

    Former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder and World Series Trophy dry-humpin' hero Chris Duncan has signed with the Washington Nationals, according to the Nats' official website.Bon voyage, Chris!​

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    July 30, 2009

    Manny Ramirez: Not Only a Cheater, But a Liar As Well

    I try not to get too very sanctimonious over much of anything in life. I don't consider myself a moral relativist, by any means, but I just don't believe things are very often defined sharply in black and white. We all do what we have to to get by in life, and all too often, that means compromising ... More >>

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    July 24, 2009

    A Matt Holliday Tribute You Might Not Have Seen

    I think after watching this video we can say that Matt Holliday was beloved in Colorado. Now that the former Rockie-then-Athletic has been traded to the Cardinals, we should all get acquainted with the kind of admiration he received in Denver. I imagine this is how one fan put a positive spin on the ... More >>

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    July 8, 2009
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    March 24, 2009

    Eight Reasons Mizzou Will Make the Elite Eight

    Just before the Madness began last week, I laid out a lengthy list of reasons why Missouri would fail in the first few rounds of the tournament, pointing out a few of the Tigers' most glaring weaknesses and the dangers of each potential early round match-up.Now Mizzou has reached the Sweet Sixteen f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2008

    Last Night in Philadelphia (Bottle-to-Head Content)

    When the Phillies won their first World Series title since 1980 on Wednesday night, revelers took to the streets. But not everyone had it so easy...

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    October 10, 2008

    Baseball Card of the Week: Joe Torre in 1966

    Ah, the Card of the Week. You know, I have to be honest with all of you; when I first heard the idea for this, I wasn't nearly as enthusiastic for it as I made myself out to be. Not that I didn't like baseball cards, or anything like that, but I just wasn't sure that the feature had any sort of le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2008

    Prediction: Dodgers Win Pennant in Five Games

    The NLCS begins tonight. Sadly, the Cardinals were unsuccessful in petitioning the league to let them in "just because." Two of the more storied franchises in the National League will go at it for the chance to lose to the American League champ this year; the Philadelphia Phillies and the Los Angel ... More >>

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    October 1, 2008
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    December 19, 2007
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    August 29, 2007

    Black Out

    The Cards still don't have any blacks on their team. What else is new?

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    April 18, 2007
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    February 27, 2007

    Play Ball...

    Courtesy of thechiefsource.com Symbolic. Upon hearing on the radio this morning that Cardinals single-game tickets are going on sale this Saturday morning, I smiled. And it's not because I'm a Redbirds fan. (Don't hate.) Wait, keep reading: I'm excited because this means that spring (and summer!) ... More >>

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    February 27, 2007

    Play Ball...

    Courtesy of thechiefsource.com Symbolic. Upon hearing on the radio this morning that Cardinals single-game tickets are going on sale this Saturday morning, I smiled. And it's not because I'm a Redbirds fan. (Don't hate.) Wait, keep reading: I'm excited because this means that spring (and summer!) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2006

    Chew Tube

    icemannyr Maybe the baseball playoffs are filmed in too high definition. Watching the Cardinals' improbable run on TV is fun. John Mellencamp's pick-up truck song is more enjoyable after the nine-hundredth listen than Bob Seger's or Taylor Hicks' were, and the color commentary is solid. (Luis Go ... More >>

  • News

    January 11, 2006
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    October 5, 2005

    Power Serve

    Fanny's homemade burgers have fed Busch's power elite for years

  • Film

    April 6, 2005

    For Love of the Game

    The Farrelly brothers swing straight and hit the sweet spot

  • Dining

    October 27, 2004

    Boilermaker

    The Cat's Meow, 2600 S. 11th Street, 314-776-8617

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    June 4, 2003
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    February 7, 2001

    The Midas Touch

    Cardinals owner Bill DeWitt Jr. has a knack for making money without risking his own. Meet the guy who wants you to cough up $250 million for a new stadium.

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    April 19, 2000

    The Readbirds

    The life stories of St. Louis' pro-baseball teams are lovingly chronicled in Peter Golenbock's The Spirit of St. Louis: A History of the St. Louis Cardinals and Browns

  • News

    May 5, 1999

    Foul Ball

    Whitey Herzog takes a vicious swing at money-driven modern baseball, where only the wealthy win -- and the fans always lose

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