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Cardinals taught Mike Leake hard lesson as a rookie

Matched against an elite big-game pitcher in an electric atmosphere overloaded with emotion from toxic comments by teammate Brandon Phillips and the surprise arrival of Jim Edmonds, Reds rookie Mike Leake unraveled versus the Cardinals. 883 more words

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Live updates from Cuadrilla fracking inquiry Day 1 - opening statements and planning evidence

Live news as it happens at the first day of the inquiry at Blackpool Football Club into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans in the Fylde area of Lancashire. 3,398 more words

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Jedd Gyorko feasted on Cardinals pitching

If Jedd Gyorko hits as well for the Cardinals as he did against them, St. Louis will have added a productive batter to its lineup. 552 more words

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Trump Like Lenin

It’s never Donald Trump’s aim, in a dispute, to win his opponent over to his own views. He doesn’t even truly address his opponent.

The people for whom his words are intended are the witnesses to the dispute. 126 more words

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How Jim O'Toole performed escape act versus Cardinals

Of the many duels the Reds’ Jim O’Toole had with the Cardinals, none was more bizarre than his performance in the first game of a 1963 doubleheader. 691 more words

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Sunday night pioneer: How Hal Brown baffled Cardinals

Sunday night baseball, a standard feature on today’s major-league schedule, was a radical idea, born of necessity, when the Cardinals first experienced it in 1963. 769 more words

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A stormy relationship between Walker Cooper, Cardinals

Fed up with contract hassles and uneasy with the prospect of playing for manager Eddie Dyer, Walker Cooper, the best catcher in the National League, wanted out of St. 971 more words

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