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Cubs Cards rivalry

In order to have a rivalry in professional sports, you need a few things. The first requirement is geographical proximity. Boston and New York come to mind, and they are separated by just over 200 miles. But if proximity was the only issue, Tampa and Miami – separated by not quite 300 miles – would be big rivals. And maybe they are, but I haven’t More...

by R. Lincoln Harris | Published 2 years ago

Wilmer Flores
By Steve Randel On Monday, September 14th, 2015

Latin Link: Wilmer Flores, Jaime Garcia and playoff predictions

Wilmer Flores has been all smiles for New York Mets fans since the trade deadline. When I went to confession the other day, I revealed to the priest I had wrongfully slighted a major league player with with some More...

Harry Caray
By R. Lincoln Harris On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Cubs win Harry Caray Bowl in St. Louis! Holy Cow!

The St. Louis version of the Harry Caray bobblehead. Having grown up on the St. Louis end of Interstate 55, I have a deep appreciation for the importance of the rivalry between Cardinals and the Cubs. It’s More...

Jon Lester
By R. Lincoln Harris On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

“Lackey outduels Lester” doesn’t tell full story

Jon Lester gets the first hit of his career, but John Lackey and the St. Louis Cardinals get the win. Maybe it’s the alliteration that made this headline work, since both pitchers have two-syllable names More...

By Jake Mastroianni On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

St. Louis Cardinals 2015 preview: Healthy pitching the key

Jason Heyward and Matt Holliday should provide plenty of pop for the Cardinals in 2015. In 2014, it was business as usual for the St. Louis Cardinals. They won the NL Central with a 90-72 record, which was their More...

ray sadecki
By R. Lincoln Harris On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Ray Sadecki and the trade that never was

Ray Sadecki was almost the trade piece that sent Lou Brock out of Chicago. Sadecki passed away this week due to complications from blood cancer. He was 73. I’m going to venture to say that nobody reading More...

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