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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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
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
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
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
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