Wednesday, April 4, 2012
The St. Louis Cardinals look to begin their title-defense today when they kickoff the regular season against the Miami Marlins.
Today's Major League Baseball's official Opening Day, considered by thousands of St. Louisans as an unofficial holiday. And while the St. Louis Cardinals' home opener is really where it's at, that's not stopping us from getting into the baseball mood! There's no shortage of story lines for the 2012 Cardinals as they look to defend last season's World Series Championship when the season kicks off today against the Miami Marlins. Related: Update your Facebook Timeline cover photo with an image that captures your loyalty for the Redbirds. The team is missing perhaps three of its biggest names of the past decade in manager Tony La Russa, pitching coach Dave Duncan—both of whom retired—and, of course, Albert Pujols, who signed with the Los …
Friday, December 9, 2011
Locations in Clayton and Maplewood will take St. Louis Cardinals apparel bearing the name of Albert Pujols and give it away.
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Friday, December 9, 2011
Peeved and kind-hearted St. Louis Cardinals fans alike can give their Albert Pujols apparel to a good cause Friday and Sunday in Clayton and Maplewood. (Pujols, for those who aren't aware, is headed west to play baseball with the Angels.) The Gathering United Methodist Church will accept the donations to be given to charity at the following locations during office hours Friday and on Sunday: Leave a comment on this article if you intend to participate or already have. More information is available by calling 314-721-2282 or by sending a tweet to @gathering_umc.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Now that we're losing Cardinals' first baseman Albert Pujols to Los Angeles for an estimated $250 million, 10-year contract, we wondered what you could buy for that.
The news we were all dreading has broken: Albert Pujols is leaving. Word from media reports flying around the Internet is that the Cardinals slugger is going to the Los Angeles Angels for a 10-year, $250 million deal. That beat the Cardinals last offer to Pujols, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: "The Cardinals' modified proposal was believed to be worth a potential $220 million for up to 10 years; however, only nine years are guaranteed, according to a source familiar with the bid." And ESPN.com's report said the Cards best offer would have made Pujols the fourth-highest paid first baseman in the Major Leagues. So, $250 million? That's a lot of scratch. In the 1960s, you could have built more than 16 Gateway Arches for that much …