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Top 5 Cardinals Hall of Famers

As Tony La Russa goes into the Baseball Hall of Fame, I have an idea for a new “Top 5.”

But this, my friends, is probably the most difficult one I’ve written to date. 495 more words


Greatest from....Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, the Keystone State, joined the union in 1787 as the nation’s second state. Pennsylvania got its nickname due to its central location among the original 13 colonies. 389 more words

Another milestone for Jeter

With his sixth-inning single Thursday night at Cleveland, his second hit of the game, Derek Jeter achieved his 1,000th multi-hit game of his career. He became only the sixth player in history to accomplish the feat. 176 more words

The Iron Horse

While doing the previous look at Bob Meusel, it dawned on me that I’d never actually done a post dedicated to Lou Gehrig. I’m not quite sure why that’s true. 723 more words


We Again Remember Tony Gwynn, the Man as well as the Player

By Bill Center

Tony Gwynn was a nervous wreck the morning the call came.

In fact, he thought the call might not be coming.

“I’m a singles hitter from San Diego,” Gwynn said at one point. 687 more words

Bill Center

A Biographer On Reading Biographies

As an author of award-winning biographies, I take my craft seriously, and I am fairly critical when I read those written by other people. I recently read three totally different biographies. 759 more words

Writing Life

TRUE STORY: You Can Buy Stan Musial's Wallet On EBAY

Stan Musial is the undisputed greatest player in Cardinals team history.

He was also one of the most beloved, respected athletes this, or any other city has ever produced. 278 more words