Steady as a long man and closer, he pitched in 987 big league games, trailing only Hall of Famer Hoyt Wilhelm when he retired in 1975.
Tag: St. Louis Cardinals
Bob Gibson, a Hall of Fame pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1960s and '70s, has died at 84.
Hall of Fame outfielder Lou Brock has died at age 81.
'He probably scores in that inning if he's on second base. It's a big deal.'
A double play happens, on average, more than once a game in MLB. But when it does, it doesn't usually happen like this wild twin killing.
To say that Jack Flaherty was stunned by his mistake that cost the Cardinals a game is putting it mildly. Flaherty couldn't even leave the field.
Instead of just signing the jersey of a boy with Down syndrome, Albert Pujols took off his own jersey, signed it and gave it to the young fan.
The Cardinals' Matt Carpenter laid down a bunt against the Marlins that resulted in a stand-up double. 'Unbelievable,' the announcer said. 'Why not bunt?"
Cardinals rookie pitcher Genesis Cabrera thought he'd gotten one of the most feared sluggers in the game to pop out. He was wrong.
'It was completely planned,' Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright joked.