White Rat set loose in Wentzville Sam’s Club

by on October 31, 2012 · 0 comments

Whitey Herzog St.Louis Cardinals Manager

Whitey Herzog St.Louis Cardinals Manager (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I don’t know about you, but when I think Whitey Herzog, I think of people stealing things.  And when I think of people stealing things, I think of… uh, hang on, let me start over.

I don’t know about you, but when I think of Sam’s Club, I think of a White Rat… er, that’s not much better, is it?

All poor jokes aside, Whitey Herzog is going to be signing autographs at the new Wentzville, MO Sam’s Club on Friday November 2 from 2:30pm – 4:30pm.  Details below.


Wentzville Sam’s Club Hosts St. Louis Cardinals Legend Whitey Herzog
Baseball Hall of Famer to sign free autographs on Nov. 2 at the new Wentzville Sam’s Club

WENTZVILLE, Mo. (Oct. 29, 2012) – Sam’s Club and General Mills have announced that they will host a Member Appreciation event at the new Wentzville Sam’s Club on Friday, Nov. 2, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. As part of the day’s celebration, St. Louis Cardinals’ Legendary Manager Whitey Herzog will meet with fans and sign free autographs at Sam’s Club, 3055 Bear Creek Dr.

Herzog’s style of play, based on the strategy of attrition, was nicknamed “Whiteyball” and concentrated on pitching, speed, and defense to win games rather than on home runs. As the manager in St. Louis, he won the 1982 World Series and made two other World Series appearances with the club in 1985 and 1987. In total, he led six division winners, three pennant winners, and one World Series winner in compiling a 1,281–1,125 (.532) career record. Herzog was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2010. In addition, the Cardinals retired the number ’24’, which he wore during his managerial tenure with the club.

“We encourage fans to join us for a fun and exciting day,” said Steven Johnson, Club manager of the Wentzville location. “This event is our way of thanking the community for their patronage of our numerous clubs in the area. We are excited and look forward to seeing all the smiling faces of Wentzville and surrounding communities, as we welcome St. Louis Cardinals legend Whitey Herzog to our new location.”

Sam’s Club will officially open its newest location in Wentzville on Tuesday.

Sam’s Club members and guests are welcomed and encouraged to visit the Wentzville location at any time throughout the day. Autographs are limited to one per person and are only guaranteed for the first 120 people in line.

WHO: Whitey Herzog, St. Louis Cardinals Legendary Manager

WHAT: Customer Appreciation Autograph Appearance with Whitey Herzog

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 2, 2:30-4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Sam’s Club – 3055 Bear Creek Dr., Wentzville, MO 63885

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