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Tony Gwynn, San Diego Padres, Hall of Fame, Batting Title Winner

Tony Gwynn is the only player in the list of Top 20 Career Batting Average Leaders to be born after 1959. The next youngest player in that list is Ted Williams, who was born in 1918 and retired in 1960 – the year that Gwynn was born. 475 more words

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Stan the Man Musial

Those of you into baseball know that there was a very special ballplayer from St. Louis,  Stan “The Man” Musial.

I knew of Stan the Man because my father loved him as a baseball player.  286 more words


Just how great was Cody Bellinger

I think we are underappreciating just how great Cody Bellinger was last year.  The reason being that Cody missed almost a full month of major league ball and still broke the National League home run record. 392 more words

Don Schwall

The 1961 Rookie of the Year in the American League, Schwall spent seven seasons pitching in the majors, compiling a 49-48 record in the process. Schwall came up with the Boston Red Sox in 1961 and made an immediate impact. 129 more words

Mount Rushmore: St. Louis Cardinals

Why is it that St. Louis is never written Saint Louis? Not even in more formal venues when it seems most appropriate? I have no idea, but while the styling of the official name of the Gateway to the West remains a mystery, it’s not so difficult to identify who the greatest players in Cardinals’ history were. 898 more words

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