Fun

Needing a good lift to get out of the cold-weather blues, I am looking forward to many things in the coming months. The crazy whirlwind of events since October has left many question marks, as yesterday’s great post here stated perfectly. The first and only good part of being stuck in a hotel away from [...]

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Over at Baseball Think Factory, my ESPN Insider colleague Dan Szymborski has been dutifully unfurling his most wonderful ZiPS projections for the upcoming season. Forecasts for our Cardinals, beloved possessors of belt and title, can be found here. So let’s talk about the hitters, shall we? Click to enlarge and regard: ZiPS, to my mind, [...]

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New Year’s resolutions typically fall into the same category as making your bed every morning – tremendous wastes of time.  By the time December 31st rolls around, how many people even can recall all the resolutions they made?  Instead of focusing on that marathon you never really intend to run, the 20 pounds you won’t make [...]

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My Baseball Bucket List

by on December 19, 2011 · 13 comments

If you haven’t already seen the movie “The Bucket List”, starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman, then I highly recommend that you do so.  In short, the movie is about the adventures of two men who believe that they are terminally ill and have decided to write out a “bucket list” of things they want [...]

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Our contest to guess the number of Pitchers Hit Eighth lineups for the Cardinals in 2011 and win a copy of the two-disc 2011 World Series Highlight Film DVD has concluded…we had many correct guesses! As promised, we will draw from the correct answers to the trivia question in order to determine the three winners. [...]

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I have seen this film, and it is magnificent. Dennis watched the film. Shockingly, he loved it. Remember the goosebumps you had watching the Cards in the World Series when it was going on live? Experience them again, watching highlights of the Cardinals’ 2011 season, culminating with an in-depth look at the World Series, complete [...]

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[ED. Note - received an e-mail from a worthy cause the other day, and felt compelled to pass the information along. Graciously, Emma wrote up a nice little guest post introducing the worthwhile event and outlining how you can visit with the Cards this off-season for only one dollar. Enjoy.] Want to help fight cancer [...]

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Dennis did a much better job describing the fun earlier right here, so I get the easy job! Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine getting to take part in something so cool as the CBA’s when this all started for me. I am blessed to get to work with a great pair of guys [...]

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Folks seemed to appreciate having the Letterman and Leno clips here yesterday, I figured I’d put up the video of David Freese making the rounds, this time appearing with Ellen DeGeneres. Turns out, his visit there was part of a larger story that’s been going on between Ellen and some local Cardinals fans. (I’m admittedly [...]

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I’m guessing that most of you saw Tony La Russa on The Late Show with David Letterman and David Freese on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night when they aired, but for those looking for a one-stop shop to view both, here you go. Tony and Dave (CBS edited their video, this isn’t [...]

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