Ozzie Smith

[Ed. note - Once again we are taking part in a United Cardinal Bloggers project.  This month is the ever popular pre-season Roundtable discussions.  You can find the full schedule of roundtable questions and posts at the UCB website. I wrote and sent out this question one week ago, the night before Baby PH8 was [...]

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Edgar Martinez Nick: As a National League honk – I’m inclined to just dismiss any player that was primarily a Designated Hitter out of hand. As a baseball fan, I know that I would be dismissed out of hand by fans of the American League. Just because I don’t like the Designated Hitter in baseball [...]

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Alan Trammell Nick: Alan Trammell ranks 69th all-time in career WAR. You wouldn’t know it by looking at his offensive numbers. A stellar 1987 is the lone .900+ OPS season on the back of Trammell’s bubble gum card. Twenty seasons of defensive excellence are enough to propel Trammell to his lofty WAR ranking. He tops [...]

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Barry Larkin Nick: You want to lead off with this one? I’m curious to hear your thoughts. Premium position, extended career of solid, but not spectacular numbers… One MVP to help boost his candidacy. Amazing how much I forget about these players whose cards I still have stashed away in an attic somewhere, nasty gum [...]

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In one of those rare, unimagineable moments for a fan who decides to start up a site like this one – former Cardinal and Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith will be a guest on the UCB Radio Hour podcast tomorrow (o6.16.09) at 1:30pm CT. Daniel from C70 at the Bat will be hosting the special [...]

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[Ed. note - Today's guest poster actually wrote his own introduction, which doubly saves us time here!  Jonathan says:  "Pitchers Hit Eighth threw me a biting knuckle curve the other week via Twitter when they actually accepted my self-invitation to write a guest article for them this week. Most of the time, I blog randomly [...]

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[Ed. note - As part of our vacation reading, I asked my Twitter buddy Jake Wagman, political reporter for the St Louis Post-Dispatch, to do a Q&A with us.  Happily, Jake obliged.  Extensively.  We couldn't have asked for better responses.  Jake gave us some great insight into the political workings that go along with a [...]

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So today is my turn in the esteemed United Cardinal Bloggers’ Roundtable discussions taking place this month of October.  I’ve had a great time going back and forth with this red bleeding bunch, no matter agreeing or disagreeing.  While most of the Cardinal fandom is focused on who the Redbirds can add this off-season, I [...]

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