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Sammy Ellis and his adventures vs. Cardinals

In 1964, Sammy Ellis almost derailed the Cardinals’ pennant run with his nearly flawless relief pitching for the Reds. A year later, the Cardinals briefly derailed Ellis, who was on his way to a standout season as one of the National League’s premier starters. 780 more words

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Updated: Calls for assurance on policing anti-fracking protests in North Yorkshire

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire is being urged to consult local people about protection for the rights to protest against fracking. 751 more words

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How Cardinals got to be somewhere in swamps of Jersey

On a trip to Brooklyn, the Cardinals took a detour to Jersey City and played as if they were lost.

Fifty years ago, on May 16, 1956, the Cardinals faced the Dodgers in a regular-season game at Roosevelt Stadium in the Droyer’s Point section of Jersey City near Newark Bay. 953 more words

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Leo Durocher, Casey Stengel and the duel in Brooklyn

In one of the most intriguing incidents in the long rivalry between the Cardinals and Dodgers, two of baseball’s most colorful characters, Leo Durocher and Casey Stengel, escalated a war of words into a post-game fight. 577 more words

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Hometown Cardinals duo were heroes in Busch II debut

Mike Shannon and Jerry Buchek, the only St. Louis natives among the players on the 1966 Cardinals, had special roles in the first game played at Busch Memorial Stadium. 700 more words

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How Team USA stacks up in its Olympic group

At this summer’s Olympics, the U.S. women’s team is grouped with New Zealand, France and Colombia (Group G).

In all, 12 teams are in the Olympic tournament, three groups of four each: 479 more words

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Cardinals rolled out welcome mat for Orlando Cepeda

Feeling rejected and unappreciated by the Giants, Orlando Cepeda, who was traded to St. Louis, quickly was embraced by the Cardinals, who saw him as an asset rather than an outcast. 1,076 more words

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