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Have you ever wanted a personalized message from a big-league ballplayer?  From one who plays for the Cardinals, at that? Nevermind asking a Cardinal to write a treatise to how cool you are on their latest baseball card or a fresh horsehide from the team store – now you can get a personalized voice message [...]

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Michael Wacha was a guest on TexAgs Radio in late January, with fellow former Aggies Barret Loux and Brooks Raley, both members of the Chicago Cubs organization. There’s obviously a lot of chatter about the latter two throughout the video, but Wacha gets his time to talk about going to Cardinals camp in Jupiter and [...]

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Cardinals Catch-All 01.30.13

by on January 30, 2013 · 0 comments

Anymore, various stories about the Cardinals and their players come across my inbox faster than I can react to them (for the most part) but I often feel many are worth sharing.  I thought maybe a weekly (or as-dictated by worthy items to report) catch-all post would be the most efficient way to both communicate [...]

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The triumphant return of the Pitchers Hit Eighth podcast resulted in Episode 12.0 and we were extremely lucky to have Mike Ferrin, co-host of Power Alley on MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM, as our guest. We talked to Mike at length about the lasting legacy of Stan Musial, Jason Motte‘s new contract, a pending (hopefully) [...]

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It’s been both a hard weekend on Cardinal fans, but also one of great joy in reliving the outstanding, full life of Stan Musial.  The outpouring of respect, love, and admiration from Cardinal fans in St. Louis and across the nation has been touching and – thankfully, for those of us unable to share in [...]

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If you’re as obsessed about baseball as I am, or many fanatics of the game, you likely already know about the baseball simulation franchise Out of the Park Baseball. Now in it’s thirteenth iteration (OOTP13), the game has evolved from a one-man operation into a major yearly release. As a regular OOTP player (my focus [...]

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Thanks, Stan. Rest in peace.

by on January 20, 2013 · 1 comment

I was on my way to dinner with my family last night when my phone started ringing – it was Josh, one of my cohorts at this very site. He had spent the afternoon at the Cards Caravan in Joplin, and I assumed he was calling with a great story about that event. I let it [...]

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If you’re one of our loyal four readers, you may remember WAAAAAY back in May of 2011, we gave away copy of a St. Louis Cardinals AnyDate newspaper at the generous request by the folks from AnyDate. Well, if you’ve been with us that long and didn’t win that contest, we (and the generous folks [...]

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Humblebrag forthcoming: I was lucky to be one of a group of folks asked to help edit (and have been credited as such, along with my esteemed colleague) one of the coolest Cardinals products I have ever seen. The Burton History Trees: Family Tree of the St. Louis Cardinals. The guys at Burton are a [...]

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Somewhere in Cardinal Nation, fans are sad. Elsewhere in Cardinal Nation, fans are elated. Skip Schumaker has been traded to the Dodgers for Jake Lemmerman. Schumaker had become a bit of a crux of the saber versus scrap argument in St. Louis. Below average defense at second base, an “empty” (and declining) batting average, and [...]

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