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Are the Cardinals Really the Best Organization in Baseball?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.06.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The Cardinals are obviously a very good team, but some of the mistakes they make as an organization would draw much more attention if not for the best organization frame.

The Next Round of Hall of Fame Managers

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The election to the Hall of Fame of Bobby Cox, Tony LaRussa and Joe Torre, the third, fourth and fifth winningest managers in major league history, has created some controversy because all of them managed steroid users and either were sufficiently not in control of their teams not to notice, or turned a blind eye those activities.

Knowing When To Walk Away

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.01.2012 | Sports

After 33 seasons at the helm of a Major League team, is there simply no more baseball in Tony La Russa? Has he made every pitching change that he coul...

Cardinals Manager Retires Days After Winning World Series

Bleacher Report | Posted 12.31.2011 | Sports

B.J. Rains, the Cardinals beat writer for FOXSportsMidwest.com broke the news a few minutes ago via his Twitter account. That’s right, the thre...

Cardinals Manager Retires

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.31.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Tony La Russa waited until after the championship parade and then called a team meeting with his players. "We didn't know what to e...

Going Out On Top: Cardinals Manager Retires Days After Winning World Series

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.31.2011 | Sports

With the celebrations for the St. Louis Cardinals' World Series triumph barely concluded, there is already news likely to devastate Redbirds fans. And...

Tony La Russa's Game Of Telephone

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.24.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Cardinals couldn't get any key hits. Then again, they hardly got much right in a World Series game that turned slapstick ...

Cardinals Bullpen Can't Hold Lead In Game 2

AP | By RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.21.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS -- Jason Motte stood in front of his locker in the quiet Cardinals clubhouse and said the same thing over and over: "I didn't do my job." T...

Breaking Down Each Move Of Cardinals Manager

Posted 12.19.2011 | Sports

By BEN WALKER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS -- Sometimes, it seems Tony La Russa wishes he could put a dozen more players in his dugout. Just imagine...

Pinch-Hero Leads Cardinals To Win In World Series Opener

Posted 12.19.2011 | Sports

BY Ben Walker, Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Pinch-hitter Allen Craig singled in the go-ahead run off reliever Alexi Ogando in the sixth inning wi...

Will World Series Be Battle Of Bullpens?

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 12.19.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Nobody plays a hunch like Tony La Russa. Not this October, anyway. The St. Louis manager once again looked like a genius, especiall...

Cardinals Manager Fined For Ripping Umps During Game Broadcast

AP | By R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.04.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals manager Tony La Russa said he deserved to be fined for criticizing an umpire in a televised interview during a playoff game. M...

Jordan Schultz

MLB News And Notes: Tony LaRussa Talks Albert Pujols Contract Negotiations, McCuthen Named All-Star

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.10.2011 | Sports

I recently caught up with St. Louis Cardinals Manager Tony LaRussa -- the truest of baseball men -- last week to speak about Albert Pujols' contract talks (or lack thereof), his ongoing relationship with Colby Rasmus and the importance of Chris Carpenter in the second half.

Jordan Schultz

Explaining MLB's Lack Of Hitting, Rise Of Pitching

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.10.2011 | Sports

In a meticulous sport where inches (sometimes centimeters) make all the difference between a win and a loss, over the past decade we've seen an influx...

A Veterinarian's Prognosis for Stopping Puppy Mill Cruelty

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Pacelle

Yesterday, the councils for St. Louis and Jackson counties--the two largest political jurisdictions in Missouri--endorsed Prop B, becoming the latest ...

Don't do it Albert! A Plea for Albert Pujols to not attend Glenn Beck's Rally on the Mall

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

cross posted from thenation.com Much has been written about "white culture" warrior Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally on the steps of the Li...

Thomas Merton, Rock Stars, and the Enablers that Serve Them

Mark Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mark Shaw

Let's see who the enablers are, and who those are who stand up and condemn their words.

Mark McGwire Needs to Tell the Truth

Graham Bensinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Graham Bensinger

He retired from the game just before the Steroid Era came to light. While he previously denied illegal performance enhancing drug use, those denials stopped when under penalty of perjury.

Sarah Palin Victim of Social Media Identity Theft, LaRussa Drops Suit

Robert Siciliano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Siciliano

As we spend more time online, meeting people, posting photos and offering glimpses into our personal lives, here are some action steps to keep Social Media Identity Theft at bay.