Bill DeWitt Jr. and his group of investors purchased the Cardinals in 1995 for $150 million, much of which he immediately recouped in selling off parking garages.  Since that time, he has been the very public face of the ownership group.  His son joined the organization the following year, beginning in the merchandising and marketing [...]

ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 29, 2021– In accordance with the City of St. Louis’ mask mandate that went into effect on Monday, July 26,the St. Louis Cardinals have updated their existing health and safety protocols.  All fans will be asked to wear a mask when entering or circulating the five indoor ticketed club areas, plus [...]

Organization to Honor & Celebrate 11th Championship Squad with Over 25 Former Players & Coaches on Saturday, September 18 ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 28, 2021–The St. Louis Cardinals organization announced it will host a 10-year anniversary reunion of the 2011 World Series Championship team at Busch Stadium on Saturday, September 18, presented by Heartland Coca-Cola. Over [...]

“Saw Gerrera used to say one fighter with a sharp stick and nothing left to lose can take the day.  They have no idea we’re coming.  They’ve no reason to expect us.  If we can make it to the ground, we’ll take the next chance.  And the next.  On and on until we win or [...]

Discounted Tickets Available for Three-Game Series vs. Atlanta Braves on August 3-5 ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 27, 2021–The St. Louis Cardinals and TUMS are teaming up to present fans with a special discount ticket offer. On sale now, fans can purchase tickets for just $5 to watch the Cardinals take on the Atlanta Braves on [...]

In the premiere episode of Phineas and Ferb, the boys build a rollercoaster that stretches around their entire town of Danville.  (If you haven’t seen the show, which we also talked about last year, you really should avail yourself of it, especially if you have Disney+.)  The show would return to this every so often, [...]

Walk-off wins are some of the most exciting kind of wins that you can have.  You suddenly go from playing the game to not playing the game with one swing of the bat (usually).  It’s a great feeling no matter what the circumstances, but there are levels.  There’s the upper boundary, defined by Game 6, [...]

Cardinals To Host Lou Brock Night on August 20 & Bob Gibson Day on August 22 ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 21, 2021–The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that the lives of the late Hall of Famers Lou Brock and Bob Gibson will be celebrated during the team’s Hall of Fame Weekend presented by Edward Jones from August 20-22. “One [...]

The Gutpunch

It’s just one game.  It’s just one game.  There are 67 left.  There are 67 left. I’m trying to use that mantra not to get too much “sky is falling” after last night, but it’s really not helping.  Even after sleeping on this one, it still feels like the season turned in a bad way [...]

As that one tough Dominican Joaquin Andujar once said, “There’s one word in America that says it all, and that word is ‘you never know’.”  Replace “in America” with “about baseball” and you have last night’s outing. If you hooked up Mike Shildt to truth serum, he might have told you he wasn’t planning on [...]

I think, if you told almost anyone, that in the span of a couple of weeks this Cardinals team would take four of six from the best record in baseball, nobody would have believed you.  This team that struggled through a set of really bad teams coming out to the good against San Francisco?  We [...]

Maybe It Is 2007

We have talked in this space how there were some similarities between this season and 2007.  One of the most memorable things to me about that season was the optimism heading into the All-Star Break only to be dashed quickly in the first game back.  Last night, unfortunately, kept this season on track with that [...]

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NL Central Standings

TeamWLPct.GB
Brewers6243.590 -
Reds5550.5247.0
Cardinals5252.5009.5
Cubs5155.48111.5
Pirates4064.38521.5

Last updated: 08/01/2021

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