Retro Birdos

(Scrappy) position players who pitched

Over the years, the Cardinals have sent some memorable non-pitchers to the mound, and a few scrappy middle infielders have even fared pretty well.

The Greatest Season in Cardinals History

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Ninety years ago, Rogers Hornsby put up astounding numbers, whether you're counting traditionally or sabermetrically.

Moonlight Graham and the Designated Pinch Runner

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Eddie Phillips played in nine games for the Cardinals, but never made a plate appearance and never played the field.

Struck by lightning while winning the lottery

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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.

Vince Coleman: The one-tool player

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To make it in the big leagues with only your speed, that speed has to be otherworldly. That was Vince Coleman.

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