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The Cardinals officially announced Friday that they are adding a third uniform to their wardrobe (yes, uniform – the pants will be Heritage White also) to wear during Saturday home games. Reaction has been swift and divided. Many do not like the departure from the strictly two kit arrangement that has helped define the Cardinals’ [...]

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CARDINALS MOURN LOSS OF ERNIE HAYS RETIRED BALLPARK ORGANIST SPENT 40 SEASONS PLAYING MUSIC FOR THE FANS AT BUSCH ST. LOUIS, November 1, 2012 – The entire St. Louis Cardinals family is saddened by the passing of Ernie Hays, retired Busch Stadium organist, last night at the age of 77. “We are deeply saddened by [...]

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During the recent UCB Weekend in St. Louis, several of us in attendance had an opportunity to sit through a rather well-honed elevator pitch from the folks at Burton History Trees.  I usually don’t listen to a lot of details about business plans, business models, and product design, because my actual job involves far too [...]

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Lucky Number 7

by on September 28, 2012 · 1 comment

As part of our membership in the United Cardinal Bloggers, we frequently participate in various projects throughout the year.  While the “Capture the Virtual Flag”, “Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock”, and the “Rhino in a Hula Hoop” projects aren’t our favorites, we go along with whatever our illustrious leader cooks up for us.  This month [...]

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Whenever someone familiar with the Cardinals goes on a diatribe about the great lopsided trades that have worked in favor of the team, the Ernie Broglio for Lou Brock deal nearly always gets mentioned.  What about the trades that didn’t work out so well for the Redbirds?  Do people find no value in evaluating such [...]

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For Immediate Release “GIANT SLUGGER” SETS HOT DOG RECORD AT BUSCH STADIUM Cardinals Debut A Two Foot Long One Pound $26 Hot Dog To Celebrate July As National Hot Dog Month “Giant Slugger” Celebrity & Fan Hot Dog Eating Contest Slated for 4th of July    ST. LOUIS, MO. (July 2, 2012) – To help [...]

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Fans Throughout Cardinals Nation Urged to Go RED for Kids to Celebrate Opening Day Organizations asked to sponsor “Rally Everyone Days” (RED) to support team & Cardinals Care   ST. LOUIS (April 2, 2012) – To kick off the 2012 season and help celebrate the 15-year anniversary of the founding of Cardinals Care, the St. [...]

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  The scuttlebutt is that the Cardinals and Yadier Molina are set to seal the deal on a 5 yr / $75M contract extension that should keep YadiMo in St. Louis for most of the remainder of his career.  The question that seems to be on an awful lot of minds now is “Did the [...]

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Of all of the strange, silly, outlandish, and downright shameless contests we run here at PH8, I’m happy to both promote and participate in one that is worthwhile and fun at the same time. Win – win. From Wes Rucker (@wesrucker247), a sports writer from Knoxville TN: (via Twitter) If 10 St. Louis Cards’ fans [...]

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Matthew Leach has news of Fernando Salas being recalled from Memphis – again – at his blog. Our loyal readers (all three of you) will recall that earlier this month, we started tracking Salas’ frequent flyer miles. Well, the last two trips back and forth from St. Louis are helping Fernando to inch closer to [...]

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