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A Look Back • Fred Saigh, 'man in a hurry,' sells Cardinals to brewery 1953

A Look Back • Fred Saigh, 'man in a hurry,' sells Cardinals to brewery 1953

Fred M. Saigh owned the Cardinals for five glamorous years. But he had to sell after pleading guilty of income-tax evasion in 1953.
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St. Louis Cardinals: Remembering Darrell Porter’s MVP 1982 Postseason

When St. Louis Cardinals fans recall 1982, they will remember names like Ozzie Smith, Willie McGee, Bruce Sutter, and Keith Hernandez. However, often they will forget Darrell Porter’s MVP performance in the NLCS and the World Series. Darrell Porter was signed in 1980 to take the place of the beloved Ted Simmons at catcher for […] St. Louis Cardinals: Remembering Darrell Porter’s MVP 1982 Postseason - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Redbird Rants Jan 26, 2020

St. Louis Cardinals: Dinner with former second baseman Ken Oberkfell

A few months ago, I had the opportunity of a lifetime. Through purchasing an experience in a silent auction, my dad, brother, and I got to eat dinner and talk with Ken Oberkfell for a few hours. In honor of ’80s week, I thought I’d share my experience with the former St. Louis Cardinals second […] St. Louis Cardinals: Dinner with former second baseman Ken Oberkfell - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Redbird Rants Jan 26, 2020

MLBN doc wonderfully captures the thrills of ’80s St. Louis Cardinals

MLB Networks’ “Birds of a Different Game” fantastically celebrates a decade of St. Louis Cardinals teams that played a style all their own. The MLB Network documentary Birds of a Different Game: The ‘80s Cardinals, which debuts Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET, makes a convincing case that the Whiteyball St. Louis Cardinals introduced a hyperspeed […] MLBN doc wonderfully captures the thrills of ’80s St. Louis Cardinals - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Redbird Rants Jan 24, 2020

St. Louis Cardinals: Biggest questions for the 2020 season

Pitchers and Catchers report in less than 20 days and the St. Louis Cardinals still have a ton of question marks. What are the biggest questions left? If a team could win a preseason award for most question marks heading into the season, the St. Louis Cardinals would be a top-three finisher for sure. In my […] St. Louis Cardinals: Biggest questions for the 2020 season - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Redbird Rants Jan 23, 2020

St. Louis Cardinals: A Yadier Molina extension should be expected

Without much of a surprise, the St. Louis Cardinals are likely going to resign Yadier Molina for another extension beyond 2020, keeping him in red for life. We all figured this would be coming, it was just a matter of when it would be confirmed. No matter how much the St. Louis Cardinals try, they […] St. Louis Cardinals: A Yadier Molina extension should be expected - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 23, 2020
BenFred: Cardinals lineup is scaring the wrong people

BenFred: Cardinals lineup is scaring the wrong people

Ozuna’s deal with Atlanta clarified just how closely the Cards are guarding the cash this winter, and just how cold the front office had grown on him.
Redbird Rants Jan 23, 2020

St. Louis Cardinals: Continuing to clear the outfield logjam

Despite recent trades and losses in free agency, the St. Louis Cardinals still have a bevy of outfielders on the 40-man roster and more on the way. It is time to finish clearing the logjam at the major league level. Earlier in the offseason, I wrote a piece on why each outfielder deserves to crack […] St. Louis Cardinals: Continuing to clear the outfield logjam - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Redbird Rants Jan 23, 2020

Former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Larry Walker elected to Hall of Fame

It may have been a brief stop in his career, but former St. Louis Cardinals’ outfielder Larry Walker has been elected to the Hall of Fame. Let’s remember his time in Cardinal red. When someone mentions the name Larry Walker, the St. Louis Cardinals probably aren’t the team people imagine him with. However, Larry Walker […] Former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Larry Walker elected to Hall of Fame - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 22, 2020
Cardinals re-sign Wieters as backup for Molina

Cardinals re-sign Wieters as backup for Molina

Switch hitter had 11 homers in 2019, including seven in middle of season when Molina was sidelined. He may get more pinch opportunities if Cardinals keep three catchers on 26-man roster.
Redbird Rants Jan 22, 2020

Where do Colorado, Arenado and the St. Louis Cardinals go from here?

A baseball player with almost a quarter of billion left on his contract burning a bridge with the franchise on the hook for paying him, is unprecedented. Nolan Arenado clearly wants out. What will his club do? What can Arenado’s suitors, like the St. Louis Cardinals, do in order to take advantage of the turmoil? […] Where do Colorado, Arenado and the St. Louis Cardinals go from here? - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Redbird Rants Jan 22, 2020

St. Louis Cardinals: Way too early Trade Deadline speculations

As rumors about a trade for Rockies’ third baseman Nolan Arenado swirl around the St. Louis Cardinals, is it too early to look at the July 31st Trade Deadline? Who in the Cardinals organization could be candidates for a trade after the start of the 2020 season? I know what you’re thinking. It’s way too […] St. Louis Cardinals: Way too early Trade Deadline speculations - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Redbird Rants Jan 22, 2020

St. Louis Cardinals: Nolan Gorman ranked inside top five 3B prospects

This time of year, MLB Pipeline always writes up their top ten prospects lists at each position. Where is St. Louis Cardinals’ prospect Nolan Gorman ranked? The St. Louis Cardinals refreshed the upper tier of their farm system by trading for Rays prospect, Matthew Liberatore. Liberatore joined the Cardinals as the number three prospect in […] St. Louis Cardinals: Nolan Gorman ranked inside top five 3B prospects - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 22, 2020
Hochman: Losing Ozuna isn't worst thing for Cards, but onus isn't only on LF for offense

Hochman: Losing Ozuna isn't worst thing for Cards, but onus isn't only on LF for offense

In 1,177 plate appearances for the Cardinals, Marcell Ozuna had a .779 OPS.
Jan 22, 2020
Walker gets call to join Jeter in Hall

Walker gets call to join Jeter in Hall

Former Cardinals player makes it in final year on writers' ballot, while Yankees great gets every vote except for one.

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