Madonna, fresh off a Super Bowl appearance and more aware of how to capitalize than possibly anyone in pop music, has just announced a massive 2012 tour. And just days before Madonna 2012 World Tour goes out in (presumably) a blaze of infinite production value in Miami, she'll make a stop here in St ... More >>
commons.wikimedia.orgPlease come back to us, Jo-El! I don't know if anyone else has been following the performance of one Joel "El Pinata" Pineiro since he left the Cardinals this past offseason, but I have. Not out of some sort of masochistic impulse to see the Cards' moves turn out badly and se ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsBuck O'Neil, Kansas City Monarchs manager, first black coach in Major League Baseball and founder of the Negro Leagues Museum.The count is rising against the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City.Strike one: The recession, which is hurting museums all over the country, but ... More >>
Though last night's World Series opener lacked a compelling plot line on the field, the dramaturgs at Major League Baseball and FOX saw to the heartstrings-pulling with a flag-waving tribute to Our Troops.As MLB announced in a press release yesterday, Game One was "dedicated in support of Welc ... More >>
Well, it took a day longer than everyone thought it would, but in the end, not even Mother Nature could stop Randy Johnson from winning his 300th game, joining one of the most exclusive clubs in all of baseball history.
Wikimedia CommonsLast night Albert Pujols proved once again that he is no mere mortal, as he clubbed a rocket of a home run into Big Mac Land at Busch Stadium, helping the Cards to a 3-1 victory and an oh-so-sweet sweep of the Cubs.Like McGwire's famed "Band-Aid" blast at the old ballpark or Mickey ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/prettywarstlSomeone really, really likes Busch Stadium. That person is New York Times sports writer George Vecsey. Fresh from a trip to St. Louis last week for an All-Star Game promo, Vecsey penned a piece for the Times on Monday comparing Busch Stadium to buried treasure. More spe ... More >>
As our scene opens here on Baseball Card of the Week Theatre, we find CC Sabathia, a pitcher newly signed by the New York Yankees, talking to an excited sports reporter. Let's take a listen, shall we?Reporter: So, CC Sabathia! You've just signed the largest free agent contract in history for a pitch ... More >>