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Preacher Roe: Cardinals prospect became a nemesis

The 1943 Cardinals figured they had plenty of quality left-handed pitching. What they needed most was cash.

Seventy-five years ago, in September 1943, the Cardinals traded a top left-handed pitching prospect, Preacher Roe, to the Pirates for pitcher Johnny Podgajny, outfielder Johnny Wyrostek and “a big bundle of cash,” The Sporting News reported. 1,019 more words


Gaylord Perry and his masterpiece vs. Cardinals

On a night when Juan Marichal was supposed to start for the Giants, Gaylord Perry got the call instead and outdueled the most dominant pitcher in baseball. 1,036 more words


BSU Opponents and Top 30 - Week 3

I always use Massey’s Composite for rankings unless otherwise stated.


One of a kind: Mark Whiten and his 4-homer game

Mark Whiten remains the only Cardinals player to hit four home runs in a game.

Twenty-five years ago, on Sept. 7, 1993, in the second game of a doubleheader at Cincinnati, Whiten hit a grand slam, a pair of three-run home runs and a two-run home run, leading the Cardinals to a 15-2 victory over the Reds. 786 more words


Opponents of far right to hold concert in Chemnitz

An uneasy calm is returning to the German city of Chemnitz after the turmoil of the last week.

Counter-demonstrators were able to stop a far-right demonstration, and a concert has been scheduled. 8 more words

Politics And Society

Vinegar Bend Mizell vs. Reds: 9 walks, 0 runs, 1 win

They came from places one might find in a John Grisham novel, but Wilmer Mizell of Vinegar Bend, Ala., and Ed Bailey of Strawberry Plains, Tenn., were real and they were central characters in an unusual game between the Cardinals and Reds. 665 more words


How Jackie Robinson hit on all cylinders vs. Cardinals

Jackie Robinson hit for the cycle one time in his major-league career and he did it in inverse order against four different Cardinals pitchers.

Seventy years ago, on Aug. 508 more words