The St. Louis Cardinals aren’t that far from the top

St. Louis Cardinals fans went to bed Wednesday with the knowledge that their arch-rivals, who stole two of their top players an off-season ago, secured their first World Series title in 108 years. Thursday morning they learned that embattled and oft-injured southpaw Jaime Garcia’s option has been picked up for the 2017 season. The Chicago … More The St. Louis Cardinals aren’t that far from the top

Political site power ranks MLB clubs through history

Perusing the usual election sites as we near the second week in November (and the end of irritating attack ads and social media battles) I came upon a welcome distraction this morning. The site fivethirtyeight.com, which is chock full of every election statistic that can be dreamed up, has an interesting page that statistically power … More Political site power ranks MLB clubs through history

Holliday deserves respect as an all-time great St. Louis Cardinal

I’ve said before that we’re especially fortunate to live in the era we do as St. Louis Cardinals fans. I’ve seen the Redbirds play in seven World Series and I’ve had the opportunity to watch some of the best players ever to put on the Birds on the Bat. Lou Brock, Ozzie Smith, Willie McGee, … More Holliday deserves respect as an all-time great St. Louis Cardinal