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Baseball Fan Out-Sprints Security, Somersaults Over Home Plate

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.05.2015 | Sports

At least he stuck the landing.

Shooting Diamonds: Directing the World Series

Devra Maza | Posted 03.01.2015 | Sports
Devra Maza

For the players of Major League Baseball, the World Series is the ultimate goal. For directors of MLB games on television, it's a career-crowning achievement. For two decades, two directors have been a perennial postseason dynasty.

Family Of Late Cardinals Prospect Thanks Fans On His Twitter Account

Posted 11.21.2014 | Sports

The family of late St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras took over his Twitter account on Thursday to thank his fans and those who have sent th...

Saying Goodbye to Oscar Taveras

Alexis LaMarsh | Posted 12.28.2014 | Sports
Alexis LaMarsh

Oscar's life was cut too short. Those of us who watched him grow will always remember the anticipation of bigger and better from the youthful star as the years progressed.

Reflections on Oscar Taveras

Randy Turner | Posted 12.27.2014 | Sports
Randy Turner

The magic swing that could draw gasps of astonishment even when he failed to make contact has been shut down forever. The eternal promise of spring gone in a flash.

Cardinals Players React To Death Of Teammate

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.26.2014 | Sports

The death of St. Louis Cardinals rookie Oscar Taveras sent shockwaves through Major League Baseball. Prominent among those expressing sadness upon lea...

There's No Predicting This World Series

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 12.21.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants features two teams that were pretty good in the regular season but have been played either excellent (the Giants) or almost flawless (the Royals) baseball during the postseason. There is a clear path to winning for both teams.

The Giants Are Back In The World Series

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.17.2014 | Sports

The San Francisco Giants have made it back to the World Series. In another moment that some will chalk up to the franchise's "Even Year Magic," Gi...

Look, Major League Baseball Players Flop Too

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | Posted 10.16.2014 | Sports

St. Louis Cardinals catcher A.J. Pierzynski proved that Major League Baseball players flop as well on Wednesday night. With a baserunner on first ...

WATCH: Wild Throw Sends Giants To Win In Extra-Inning Thriller

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.14.2014 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruce Bochy sat back in his chair, took a deep breath and pondered another wacky October win for his San Francisco Giants. ...

Ferguson, the Murder of Michael Brown, and the St. Louis Cardinals

Ted Lewis | Posted 12.13.2014 | Sports
Ted Lewis

Some folks say baseball has nothing to do with race relations in St Louis, but as a native St. Louisan, I beg to differ.

Kolten Wong's Walk-Off Homer Lifts Cardinals Over Giants, Ties NLCS

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.12.2014 | Sports

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kolten Wong ended Game 2 of the NL Championship Series with a big swing for the St. Louis Cardinals. Now, they can only hope the s...

Chemistry, Small Ball and Situational Hitting Win in Playoffs, Not Big Payrolls

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 12.10.2014 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

The heavily favored Dodgers, Angels, Nationals, and Tigers were quickly eliminated in favor of the Cardinals, Royals, Giants, and Orioles. If big money was the key to winning in the playoffs, different teams would have won.

Kershaw Fails Once Again Against The Cardinals

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 10.08.2014 | Sports

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Clayton Kershaw was again cruising through the St. Louis Cardinals' lineup, this time allowing one hit and striking out nine over s...

Cardinals Hero Saves The Day And Gets The Girl

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 10.09.2014 | Sports

St. Louis Cardinals slugger Matt Adams hit the locker room celebration out of the park after hitting the game-winning homer to send his team to its fo...

Mariah Stewart

Cardinals Fans Don't Get Why Ferguson Protesters Are Demonstrating At Their Game

HuffingtonPost.com | Mariah Stewart | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Protesters demonstrated outside a St. Louis Cardinals game at Busch Stadium on Tuesday for the second night in a row, demanding just...

WATCH: Late Homer Off Kershaw Sends Cardinals To NLCS

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 10.07.2014 | Sports

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals tagged Clayton Kershaw in the seventh inning for the second straight time, riding Matt Adams' go-ahead, thr...

St. Louis Cardinals Fans Have A Seriously Racist Response To Ferguson Protesters

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.07.2014 | Sports

Some St. Louis Cardinals fans clashed with Ferguson protesters Monday in a back-and-forth that included a slew of racist remarks. Ahead of the Card...

Hubris, and How Matt Kemp's Swing Saved LA (For the Moment)

Eric Trules | Posted 12.06.2014 | Sports
Eric Trules

Thanks to Matt Kemp and his beautiful, empathetic swing, we still have the Dodgers. At least for another day or two. Let's see what the Gods have in store for them in Game 3 in St. Louis Monday. Hold your breath, LA, it might be another lesson in... humility.

MLB Pitcher Wins Bet Against Best Friend And Former Teammate

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.07.2014 | Sports

Last week, pitchers Joe Kelly and Shelby Miller were teammates. But shortly after the St. Louis Cardinals dealt Kelly to Boston on the day of Major Le...

Sport and Society for Arete -- Re-Entry and Disorientation

Richard Crepeau | Posted 10.04.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

I have been out of the country for less than three weeks and it is mid-summer when not much happens of note. The first thing I confronted on returning was a total reorganization of the local supermarket. Under the influence of jet lag I found this quite disorienting. As it turned out, this was only one of many changes that faced me.

Injured Cardinals Star Leaves Special Treat For Brother On Home Plate

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.24.2014 | Sports

There was some brotherly love on display in between innings on Wednesday night at Busch Stadium. Just before Tampa Bay Rays catcher Jose Molina walked...

This Is How The Cardinals Bullpen Inducts New Members

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.22.2014 | Sports

The St. Louis Cardinals decided to move Shelby Miller to the bullpen last week. But it's not that easy. In order for Miller to be inducted into the Ca...

The Problem With the All-Star Game

Andrew Wild | Posted 09.07.2014 | Sports
Andrew Wild

The idea that something as serious as World Series home-field advantage will be decided by a hobbled Derek Jeter starting at short or possibly without White Sox ace Chris Sale is infuriating to any fan of the game. I'll highlight the biggest problems with this year's All-Star crew.

WATCH: Cardinals Star Gets Dad Exactly What He Wanted

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.16.2014 | Sports

St. Louis Cardinals slugger Matt Adams gave his dad exactly what he wanted for Father's Day. After Adams hit a homer in his second straight game s...