Fun

Yeah, I know, should’ve posted this earlier than now – but if you follow @PitchersHit8th on Twitter, you already know we’re gonna be at Sedgwick’s Bar tonight to watch the Cardinals take a 2-1 World Series lead! Join us – along with what sounds like a fairly large group of Cards fans, including @daynperry, @RSBS, [...]

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Been collecting links (and a few other goodies) all day in the interest of sharing with you loyal three readers… Patrick Rishe writes at Forbes.com that he believes the Cards’ deep run into the playoffs and World Series appearance further cements the chances that Albert Pujols will re-sign with St. Louis. At the Mariners blog [...]

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Back in January of last year, we made a “mashup” of the Cardinal teams of 2000 and 2010 – choosing the best player seasons of each year and combining them to form one lineup/roster. In anticipation of NLCS Game Three, here is a similar exercise for the 1982 World Series and 2011 National League Championship [...]

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Yes, there needs to be one.  No, it’s not just for people who commit egregious party fouls (double dipping).  It’s also for any of the “Best Fans in Baseball” who gave up on the Cardinals way back in August….or July….or anytime at all this season.  It’s also good for any Cardinal fans who stopped watching [...]

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As we all prepare for tonight’s Cards versus Astros and Phillies versus Braves games that may determine the final playoff spot in the National League, I thought it appropriate to bring a little levity to a high-leverage situation. It just so happens that Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has some managerial tendencies that tweak that teams [...]

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Reality Bites

by on September 2, 2011 · 0 comments

I hate to break the news to everybody else in Cardinal Nation, but the chances of the Cardinals reaching the playoffs increased from just above 1.0% to a whopping 4.3% after a 3 game sweep of the Brewers.  With only 24 games left on their schedule, the Brewers have a magic number of 18 to [...]

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How about some extra reading material? Yes? —– The Hardball Times’ Chris Jaffe has been doin’ work on the St. Louis and the Redbirds the last two weeks. First, a piece about the anniversary of the Eddie Gaedel game that includes a lot of Cardinal notes in the list below as well, including Harry Walker, [...]

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If you see this man, please buy him an icy cold beverage and direct him to a comfy chair.  Then please contact the nearest person you can find with a laptop, iPad, or smartphone.  Do not try to apprehend this suspect without assistance.  Be forewarned that he’s a “blogger”.  You know the type.  He falls [...]

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To commemorate the 2011 season and be able to produce your own lasting memories of this season’s Cardinals team, you can now order your own Cardinals ProToast! No, this is not a joke. You can really order this product.  I have not been paid or otherwise motivated to post this, just found it with a [...]

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“It’s the Cardinals, sir, they’ve gone from suck to blow.” -Spaceballs “My Cardinals always work some of the time.” -Will Smith in Bad Boys #ReplaceAWordInAMovieLineWithCardinals If you are a Twitter user, then you are probably familiar with silly hashtags like the one I used.  It’s a great excuse for normally rationale people to express themselves [...]

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