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World Series

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2014

    Mattress Source Promises Full Refunds if St. Louis Cardinals Win World Series

    Need a new mattress? Think the St. Louis Cardinals could win the World Series? A local mattress chain has got a deal for you. Mattress Source, based in Imperial, Missouri, is offering full refunds on anything bought in its nine Missouri and Illinois stores from now through September 28 if (when?) t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Think Opening Day Should Be a National Holiday? White House Says It's Up to Congress

    More than 102,000 people signed the petition asking President Barack Obama to make the opening day of the MLB season a federal holiday. But the White House says if its an official holiday baseball fans want, they'll have to take their quest to Congress.

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    Red Sox Take Out Full-Page Newspaper Ad, Thank Cardinals Fans for Sportsmanship

    Those damn Red Sox. You want to hate 'em for beating us in two World Series in ten years, but then there's this: A big gushy advertisement from the front-office of the Boston ballclub thanking Cardinals fans for their "warm Midwestern welcome" and recognizing Cardinal Nation as "everything that's gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    Goo-Gate: Did Red Sox Pitcher Jon Lester Apply Foreign Substance to Ball?

    Jon Lester pitched a masterful game last night. The Red Sox lefty had the bumbling Cardinals looking like preschoolers at tee-ball practice, striking out eight Redbird batters and allowing zero runs through seven-plus innings of work in an embarrassing Game 1 loss for St. Louis. So naturally Leste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2013

    World Series Tickets Are Wicked Expensive for Red Sox Fans, Still Pricey in St. Louis

    It will cost more to watch Game Six or Seven of the St. Louis Cardinals-Boston Red Sox World Series in Fenway Park than it would to fly to St. Louis from Boston and catch the contest at Busch Stadium. Red Sox fans are paying 81 percent more on average for a scalped ticket, says Jesse Lawrence, CEO ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    Ten Ways to Act Like an Unrepentant Cardinals Fan and BFIB

    You guys, what a weekend we had. Up two games to nil on the Dodgers? St. Louis fans have a lot to be happy about this Monday morning (not to mention the success of the Rams, Blues and Mizzou over the weekend). The weekend's wins have almost washed away the ugliness we saw last week, an ire that seem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Smile and Say Provel Freese! Imo's Lands Cardinals Third Baseman as Spokesman

    He grew up chowing down on thin crust pizza at the Imo's in Ballwin. And now David Freese, the Cardinals hometown hero in the 2011 World Series, is the newest spokesperson for St. Louis' most iconic pizza. "It's always been my favorite pizza, and so I am very excited to now represent this great St ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    Goodbye To the 2012 Cardinals

    It felt like 1996 all over again, you know? I'm not sure how many of you out there really remember that year, the first of Tony La Russa's tenure as manager, but it was an interesting season. The Redbirds had spent the first half of the 1990's sucking quite badly, struggling under the weight of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Cards Hold On Against Giants; Take 1-0 NLCS Lead

    It went about as well as one could have possibly hoped for the Cardinals in game one of their National League Championship Series matchup against the San Francisco Giants. The offense broke through for a big chunk of runs against Madison Bumgarner, and the pitching staff flipped the expected script, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    Cardinals at Nationals in Game 5: The Showdown

    It all comes down to this. The Cardinals and the Washington Nationals are all knotted up at two games apiece in their National League Division Series matchup, with the deciding game to be played tonight. The Redbirds played one game for all the marbles a week ago, when they took on the Atlanta Brave ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    Which Song will FOX Ruin During the MLB Playoffs This Year?

    The MLB postseason began again over the weekend--you might have noticed your sports-agnostic fans living and dying with the Cardinals' Wild Card play-in game win on Friday. You might even have noticed, in yourself, a newfound interest in the vagaries of the infield fly rule. If you noticed those thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Texas Rangers Introduce Alternate Universe "Champion" Hot Dog

    You might remember what happened last October: The St. Louis Cardinals, down to their last strike, staged an improbable comeback to win game six of the World Series. The next night, they won game seven and their eleventh championship. So it was with equal parts confusion and bemusement that Gut Che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Nominations Open for 2012 James Beard Foundation Awards

    ​There's no denying that the James Beard Foundation's annual awards ceremony is a swank, 1 percent shindig. What does one measly ticket to the event cost? Suffice to say, you could have scored a World Series ticket on StubHub for roughly the same price -- maybe a standing-room-only World Series ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    World Series Collectible Says Pujols Won MVP, Series Lasted 6 Games

    Click image for larger view.​Anyone else out there confused by the television commercials this week from BigTimeBats.com? The company is blanketing the St. Louis airwaves with ads for its 2011 World Series collectible (right) that includes a ball and a plaque commemorating the Cardinals' eleventh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Massive Photos of Busch Stadium Crowd Let You Prove You Were There

    So, you say you went to the World Series, eh? Well, here's your chance to prove it.Recognize any of these folks seated in section 148 for Game 2 on October 20?​The Cardinals' website has a gigantic, panoramic photos of all four World Series' games at Busch Stadium. You can literally zoom in so clo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Can the Cards Survive the Deadly Ex-Cubs Factor? [UPDATED]

    Do the Cardinals need one of these?​Update October 31: It turns out they can! (It was proven in 2008 when the Rays lost to the Phillies that minor-leaguers do count as ex-Cubs.) Which means...if the Ex-Cubs curse has been broken, is the Curse of the Goat far behind? Dare we say -- Cubs in 2012 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    David Freese on Jay Leno Tonight

    Photo: Chad Garrison​David Freese is having a tough time taking it all in. On Friday he was named World Series MVP after the miracle Cardinals won their 11th championship. Yesterday, tens of thousands of well-wishers showed up in downtown St. Louis for the victory parade. At least a half-dozen wom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    St. Louis Wins World Series, Barbecue, Dr. Pepper, "Irish" Nachos, More

    Screenshot: www.nolanryanbeef.comNolan Ryan wouldn't have smiled so broadly if he'd known how this World Series would end.​St. Louis didn't just win the World Series on Friday night. The Cardinals' victory ensured that the city would collect on friendly wagers with counterparts in the Dallas-Fort ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2011

    Farmhaus Crashes Cards Celebratory Clubhouse

    Via TwitterEric Scholle of Farmhaus with World Series MVP David Freese​The cook from Farmhaus hadn't expected to make it into the clubhouse of the World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals last night, let alone come face to face with hometown hero and series MVP David Freese. So when he asked Free ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Joe Buck Honors His Father with Game 6 Call

    Jack and Joe Buck call their respective Game 6's from Kidd Video on Vimeo.Twenty years ago, the late-great Jack Buck was doing the TV commentary for Game 6 of the 1991 World Series when Kirby Puckett of the Minnesota Twins hit an 11th-inning home run to win the game and take the Atlanta Braves to a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Is Blueberry Hill's World Series "Gateway Grille" Special the Most St. Louis-tastic Sandwich Possible? (No)

    By this point, I've become numb to the inundation of press releases, advertisements and tweets for World Series-, Cardinals- and -- above all else -- Rally Squirrel-themed specials, so my eyes glazed over even before I opened the e-mail from Delmar Loop institution Blueberry Hill (6504 Delmar Boulev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    2011 World Series: Demi Lovato and Joe (Singer), or, Baseball Doesn't Get Its Target Audience

    This is the face of true baseball fandom. ​Say what you will about the Black Eyed Peas, but its appearance in this year's Super Bowl made perfect sense, in a lot of ways, because it is the Super Bowl of music acts -- incredibly loud and expensive, bombastic, followed out of a strange sense of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    Four Cardinals Starters Batting Sub-200 Through Series

    If this image looks like it came from an E-D website, there's good reason for that.​First of all, Joe Buck and Tim McCarver, yesterday was not the colossal St. Louis sports failure that you made it out to be during last night's World Series broadcast. No one in their right mind here in St. Louis t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Cardinals Playoffs Means No Furloughs for St. Louis Employees

    City workers won't be benched with the Cards in the World Series.​Thanks to the Cardinals' postseason run, city employees won't be forced to take another furlough this year. Mayor Francis Slay's office announced yesterday that the city will take in an estimated $2 million in taxes from the seven p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    World Series: Game 1 Observations From an Idiot Sports Reporter

    Observation 1: That was a friggin' big flag they unfurled at the start of the game.​Major League Baseball was nice enough to extend media credentials to Riverfront Times for the fall classic. Why? We're not sure. But believe us, we tried our best to look like legitimate sports reporters last nigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    Three Things to Be Happy About From Game One (Well, Besides Winning)

    What? No, I haven't seen this movie. But, you know, it's called Happiness. I'm sure it's an uplifting, inspirational kind of story. Why are you looking at me like that? ​​Good time to be a Cardinal fan, right? I mean, the Redbirds just took care of business last night in game one of the World Se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    World Series Starts Wednesday at Busch Stadium

    The Cardinals are four games away from picking up their 11th one of these.​Wow! What a dizzying game last night. Six home runs in the first three innings?! You gotta be kidding me. And you got to feel bad -- almost -- for the hapless Brewers who committed another four errors last night in Milwauke ... More >>

  • Film

    September 22, 2011
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    May 26, 2011
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    May 24, 2010

    Police Look to Send World Series Ticket Case into Extra Innings (Again)

    'Cause real cops never quit!​Updated 6 p.m. Judge Philip Heagney this afternoon issued a stay in the case, meaning the files won't be turned over until a June 4 hearing at the earliest. Original post follows...We know. You're sick of hearing about the so-called "World Series Ticket Scandal" involv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    St. Louis Police Board Ordered to Pay Attorney Fees and Fine over World Series Ticket Scandal

    ​St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Philip Heagney today ordered that the St. Louis Police Board of Commissioners pay a civil fine for violating the state's Sunshine Law.The judge also ordered the board to pay the attorney fees of John Chasnoff, a University City resident who in 2007 sued the police bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    The Controversy of Tim Tebow's Super Bowl Ad is Old News in St. Louis

    Amen. Here in St. Louis we like to think we clap for the other team when they make a good play. We're gracious and forgiving of our pro athletes (fans here give needle-in-the-butt guys like Mark McGwire minutes-long standing ovations.) We love them, even when they're not talking about sports a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Cardinals: We'll Take that 2004 World Series Trophy Now, Thanks

    We'll take that now, kthnx.​Now that the venerable New York Times has published a report -- out today -- that Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz tested positive for 'roids in 2003, the entire roster of the 2004 St. Louis Cardinals, its management and fans are politely asking for the 2004 World Series t ... More >>

  • News

    July 8, 2009
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    January 30, 2009

    World Series Ticket Scandal Case Moves Forward

    After many months' delay, the case of John Chasnoff v. St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department Board of Commissioners is now moving -- relatively speaking -- at a good clip. Chasnoff, a local gadfly who has been seeking access to the police department's internal affairs file co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    Latest Score In World Series Ticket Scandal: Public 1, Cops 0

    John Chasnoff has won a small but significant victory in his spat with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department over the World Series ticket scandal. Chasnoff got word Tuesday that St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Philip Heagney has ordered police to make public the report that initiated investigat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2008

    James Shields, Our Only Hope Against Bean Town

    Ah, the Card of the Week. Is there any greater proof that another Friday has finally come to our fair city? If there is, I certainly don't want to know about it. What we have here, in this particular CoTW, is a rallying cry, and a plea for salvation. What we have here is a 2007 James Shields rooki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2008

    Baseball Card of the Week: Tom Brunansky

    Happy Friday, everyone. And since it's Friday, you know what that means. It's time again for our Baseball Card of the Week feature here on The Rundown. Today's card comes to us from Mr. Alex Fritz of St. Louis. It is a 1989 Topps Card featuring one of my personal least favorite players to ever d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2008

    The St. Louis Police Department's World Series Tickets Scandal -- It's Back!

    Remember the great St. Louis Cardinals World Series/St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department scandal of 2007? I broke news of the department's internal affairs investigation into the matter here on STLog back in March of '07. Well, it's back, thanks to St. Louis attorney Albert Watkins, who frequen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2008

    The St. Louis Police Department's World Series Tickets Scandal -- It's Back!

    Remember the great St. Louis Cardinals World Series/St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department scandal of 2007? I broke news of the department's internal affairs investigation into the matter here on STLog back in March of '07. Well, it's back, thanks to St. Louis attorney Albert Watkins, who frequen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2007

    Why Cardinals Fans Should Support the Cubs in the Postseason

    OK, I admit I once rented an apartment because of its proximity to Wrigley Field. And I used to smirk at those “Cuck the Fardinals” T-shirts they sell at the corner of Clark and Waveland. And when I first started interviewing for my job here at RFT, my first words were, “Just so you know, I’ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2007

    Why Cardinals Fans Should Support the Cubs in the Postseason

    OK, I admit I once rented an apartment because of its proximity to Wrigley Field. And I used to smirk at those “Cuck the Fardinals” T-shirts they sell at the corner of Clark and Waveland. And when I first started interviewing for my job here at RFT, my first words were, “Just so you know, I’ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2007

    Bush vs. Eckstein: Let's Run the Numbers

    www.prosportspictures.com There they are at the White House, our improbable 2006 World Series champs, getting feted by President Bush, who's taking a break from his usual decider duties. Dubya compares himself to World Series MVP shortstop David Eckstein, saying, "They said he can't hit. They s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2006
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    November 30, 2006

    Pujols Remarks Lost in Translation?

    The lead sports story on stltoday.com: Pujols says MVP should come from playoff team By Dionisio Soldevila ASSOCIATED PRESS Albert Pujols thinks he was snubbed. The Cardinals' slugger is upset he lost out to Philadelphia's Ryan Howard for the National League MVP award, saying Wednesday the hono ... More >>

  • News

    November 8, 2006

    Year of our Lord

    Unreal checks back in with our favorite Filipino beauty queen, fiddles around with a $10,000 custom violin and encounters a blogger who's moved back in with Mom. Plus: One very pissed off Cardinals fan.

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2006

    Putting One Over on Ol' Unreal

    Unreal's world got rocked something fierce last week, when a friend e-mailed us a link to an out-of-town paper that had some breaking news about the Cardinals in the wake of their World Series triumph. "I think I speak for my players, the front office, the coaching staff, and every fan in St. Louis ... More >>

  • Music

    October 5, 2005

    Dirty Ernie

    The Cardinals' legendary organist tickles the keyboard -- and a lot more

  • News

    July 20, 2005

    Ask a Negro Leaguer

    Week of July 20, 2005

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