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What were the ten longest St. Louis Carinals home runs of 2014?

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For me, baseball rarely seems as far away as it does in late January and early February, particularly when we get nearly a foot of snow, the northerly wins pick up, and temperatures drop below zero. So I thought I might try to thaw this baseball-less winter at least a bit with some highlights of that seemingly rarest of feats for the 2014 St. Louis Cardinals: home runs. Using ESPN's Home Run Tracker, I compiled the longest St. Louis homers from last year.

The ESPN Home Run Tracker includes the true or actual distance of a homer, which represents the following:

If the home run flew uninterrupted all the way back to field level, the actual distance the ball traveled from home plate, in feet. If the ball's flight was interrupted before returning all the way down to field level (as is usually the case), the estimated distance the ball would have traveled if its flight had continued uninterrupted all the way down to field level.

Without further ado, the ten longest Cardinals home runs from 2014, according to the ESPN Home Run Tracker's true distance are:

10)  Matt Holliday, August 30

Opposing Pitcher: Kyuji Fujikawa (CHC)

Ballpark: Busch Stadium

True Distance: 431 feet

Speed Off Bat: 106.4 mph

9)  Randal Grichuk, June 7

Opposing Pitcher: Mark Buehrle (TOR)

Ballpark: Rogers Centre

True Distance: 432 feet

Speed of Bat: 107.1 mph

8) Matt Holliday, August 31

Opposing Pitcher: Travis Wood (CHC)

Ballpark: Busch Stadium

True Distance: 432 feet

Speed Off Bat: 105.5 mph

Matt Adams, July 11

Opposing Pitcher: Yovani Gallardo (MIL)

Ballpark: Miller Park

True Distance: 432 feet

Speed Off Bat: 106.8 mph

6)  Matt Holliday, August 3

Opposing Pitcher: Zach Duke (MIL)

Ballpark: Busch Stadium

True Distance: 435 feet

Speed Off Bat: 105.7 mph

5) Jhonny Peralta, May 20

Opposing Pitcher: Bronson Arroyo (ARI)

Ballpark: Busch Stadium

True Distance: 436 feet

Speed Off Bat: 106.6 mph

4) Matt Holliday, September 12

Opposing Pitcher: Jorge De La Rosa (COL)

Ballpark: Busch Stadium

True Distance: 439 feet

Speed Off Bat: 115.8 mph

3) Mat Adams, April 30

Opposing Pitcher: Matt Garza (MIL)

Ballpark: Busch Stadium

True Distance: 442 feet

Speed Off Bat: 110.2 mph

2) Matt Holliday, July 18

Opposing Pitcher: Dan Haren (LAD)

Ballpark: Busch Stadium

True Distance: 446 feet

Speed Off Bat: 114.1 mph

1) Randal Grichuk, September 20

Opposing Pitcher: Ryan Dennick (CIN)

Ballpark: Busch Stadium

True Distance: 449 feet

Speed Off Bat: 109.1 mph