Big 50 St Louis Cardinals

Author: Benjamin Hochman
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 163319986X
Size: 57.29 MB
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The Big 50: St. Louis Cardinals is an amazing, full-color look at the 50 men and moments that make the Cardinals the Cardinals. St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Benjamin Hochman recounts the living history of the team, counting down from No. 50 to No. 1. Learn about and revisit the remarkable stories, featuring greats like Stan Musial, Bob Gibson, Mark McGwire, Albert Pujols, and Yadier Molina.

The 50 Greatest Players In St Louis Cardinals History

Author: Robert W. Cohen
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810892162
Size: 39.96 MB
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The St. Louis Cardinals are perhaps the most popular and successful franchise in National League history, having won more world championships than any other club in the league. Baseball greats such as Stan Musial, Rogers Hornsby, and Albert Pujols have all worn the Cardinals uniform. But which Cardinals are the finest in franchise history? Examining every player who has donned the Redbird uniform since 1892, Robert W. Cohen ranks the best of the best in The 50 Greatest Players in St. Louis Cardinals History. This book carefully studies the careers of the players who made the greatest impact while playing for the St. Louis Cardinals. The ranking was determined based on such factors as the extent to which each player added to the Cardinals legacy, the degree to which he impacted the fortunes of his team, and the level of dominance he attained while wearing the Redbird uniform. Features of The 50 Greatest Players in St. Louis Cardinals History include: Each player’s notable achievements Recaps of the player’s most memorable performances Summaries of each player’s best season Quotes from opposing players and former teammates Including players such as Bob Gibson, Ozzie Smith, Lou Brock, and Mark McGwire, this book is sure to fuel debate among Cardinals fans. A fascinating collection of bios, stats, recaps, quotes, and more, The 50 Greatest Players in St. Louis Cardinals History is a must-read not only for die-hard Cardinals fans, but for all fans of baseball.

100 Things Cardinals Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Derrick Goold
Publisher: Triumph Books (IL)
ISBN: 9781600787553
Size: 44.66 MB
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With 125 years of Cardinals history, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every St. Louis fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, singular achievements, and signature calls. This updated guide to all things Cardinals covers the artifact on public display that pays homage to Busch Stadium, the story behind the infamous "kidnapping" of Flint Rhem, the unforgettable acrobatics of "The Wizard" Ozzie Smith, and details on all 11 World Series championships, including the amazing 2011 triumph.

Summer Of 68

Author: Tim Wendel
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0306822482
Size: 13.60 MB
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In a year shaped by national tragedy, baseball was shaped by amazing pitching--culminating in a victory by a Detroit Tigers team that faced off against Bob Gibson's St. Louis Cardinals, the 1967 World Series defending champions.

The 50 Greatest Players In San Francisco New York Giants History

Author: Robert W. Cohen
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1683580036
Size: 61.46 MB
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The 50 Greatest Players in San Francisco/New York Giants History examines the careers of the 50 men who made the greatest impact on one of the National League’s most iconic and successful franchises. Using as measuring sticks the degree to which they impacted the fortunes of the team, the extent to which they added to the Giant legacy of excellence, and the levels of statistical compilation and overall dominance they attained while wearing a Giants uniform, Cohen ranks, from 1 to 50, the top 50 players in team history. Quotes from opposing players and former teammates are provided along the way, as are summaries of each player’s greatest season, most memorable performances, and most notable achievements. All the great Giants are here, from Willie Mays to Juan Marichal to Bobby and Barry Bonds to Buster Posey. Robert W. Cohen ranks the best of the best in The 50 Greatest Players in San Francisco/New York Giants History.

Immortal Moments In Cardinal History

Author: Robert L. Tiemann
ISBN: 9781935806943
Size: 18.53 MB
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For more than a century, the St. Louis Cardinals have given their fans a long succession of glorious memories and milestones. Immortal Moments in Cardinals History, a magnificent collection of Cardinal highlights, revives the greatest moments in franchise lore, from the forgotten victories of four consecutive pennant winners in the 1880s right through the 2014 National League Championship. The cavalcade of names and milestones roll along in every page. Highlights include: 3,000 hits for Lou Brock and for Stan the Man October heroics by Pepper Martin, Jim Edmonds, and David Freese home run feats by Albert Pujols, Mark McGwire, and Mark Whiten no-hitters by Jess Haines, Paul Dean, and Bob Forsch achievements of superstars like Enos Slaughter, Rogers Hornsby, and Yadier Molina. shining moments of lesser stars like Tom Lawless, Glenn Brummer, and Jose JimenezCompiled by leading historian Robert L. Tiemann with legendary Cardinal broadcaster Ron Jacober, the book reflects exhaustive research performed for decades. Their work receives a complement of rare and action-packed photos. The result is a wild and wonderful ride through Cardinal history that will delight and inform generations of fans.

Great Moments In American Sports

Author: Jerry Brondfield
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780394826080
Size: 72.23 MB
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Describes forty six great events in United States sports history from the first Rose Bowl in 1902 to Hank Aaron's record-breaking home run in 1974.