St. Louis Cardinals History

Peralta's 1st half puts him in exclusive company

Despite what Jon Heyman thinks, Jhonny Peralta has proven to be quite an offseason signing for the Cardinals. If the season ended today, the Cardinals would be in the black on Peralta (paying $15.5...

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Remembering 1964: The All-Star Game

This is one in a series of articles commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1964 World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals.

Struck by lightning while winning the lottery

Fernando Tatis put two good swings on a ball in the same inning, but an impossible combination of circumstances made it something that may never happen again.

Remembering 1964: Lou Brock and The Trade

As Lou Brock celebrates his 75th birthday today during the year that the St. Louis Cardinals are commemorating the 50th anniversary of their 1964 World Series title, it's worth remembering...

*Bob Gibson first excelled at basketball


Before Bob Gibson embarked on his Hal of Fame career for the St. Louis Cardinals, he played scholarship basketball at Creighton. Fortunately for the Cardinals and fans of baseball everywhere, he...

*Revisiting the Westbrook-Ludwick trade


Analyzing the short-term and long-term effects of the 2010 trade.

Rick Ankiel & Fleeting Prospect Promise


Ankiel the pitcher shows how fleeting the promise shown by prospects can be. Ankiel outfielder shows what perseverance can bring.

Ozzie Smith and Derek Jeter: A Contrast in Values


Derek Jeter began to make his mark in baseball just as Ozzie Smith ended his playing career. Both players ended up making great impacts for their teams, Jeter with the bat and Ozzie with the glove.

WIG to Return to Jupiter


And you thought the Cardinals had rid themselves of WIG. He'll be joining them in Jupiter, as a Marlin, for old times' sake.

The First Cardinals Hall of Fame Class & WAR


The inaugural St. Louis Cardinals Hall-of-Fame class shows how Wins Above Replacement gets it right.


Inaugural Cardinals Hall of Fame Class Managers


The St. Louis Cardinals franchise has been lucky to have some excellent managers throughout its history. The inaugural Cardinals Hall of Fame class reflects this.

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