The Hardball Times

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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On the morning of January 19th, I started collecting links – as many as I can find with minimal effort – that discuss the Albert Pujols contract discussions. Why? Who knows, yet here they are. Oh, and to serve you all, our three loyal readers! The Daily Pujols certainly won’t be a comprehensive list, but between [...]

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On the morning of January 19th, I started collecting links – as many as I can find with minimal effort – that discuss the Albert Pujols contract discussions. Why? Who knows, yet here they are. Oh, and to serve you all, our three loyal readers! The Daily Pujols certainly won’t be a comprehensive list, but between [...]

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On occasion, we’re happy to get e-mails from guys like Chris Jaffe that we consider friends of the site (since they’ve at least obviously set browser upon URL, at least in most cases) – and Chris is one who just happens to send along great links to his work at The Hardball Times. This time, [...]

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Chris Jaffe of The Hardball Times e-mailed me this morning with a link to his latest piece at that site, reflecting on Bob Gibson’s 14-inning victory 40 years ago today. My favorite part of Jaffe’s post is what he calls his favorite as well: My favorite part came in the eleventh inning. In the top [...]

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Before you all lambast me for running down the esteemed new hitting coach before he can work his magic with all of the Redbird hitters, please note that this post is intended mostly tongue-in-cheek, as I know Mark McGwire has had success working with the likes of Skip Schumaker, most certainly not a power hitter. [...]

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[Ed. note - As a charter member of the St. Louis Cardinals chapter of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA) (along with fellow UCB members C70 at the Bat, Fungoes, and Stan Musial's Stance), PH8 been afforded the honor of carrying an official vote for a couple of the BBA's 2009 MLB Awards.  You can find [...]

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I had planned to put this up this morning and never found the time. Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on your viewpoint), it now serves as a great distraction from the late innings of Game One between the Cards and Dodgers out at Chavez Ravine. Assembled below is a wide-ranging smorgasboard of links culled from across [...]

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For those of you not aware, Fox Sports Midwest has hosted live blogs/chats during many Cardinal games this season, in conjunction with their television broadcasts. The Fox Sports team and Brian Walton from The Cardinal Nation/Scout.com moderate the chats and do a great job. Join the discussion with the Fox folks and other Cardinal fans [...]

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[Ed. note - I've revised the post to re-order all of the charts, ranked by the column that is the "pertinent information".  I'm not sure why I didn't do that in the first place, but it was late when I originally posted, so forgive me.  Hopefully this makes the information even clearer.  Thanks for reading.] [...]

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