Up until Friday night, February been brutal for the St. Louis Ambush. They entered Friday night’s game on a three-game losing streak, as they fell from second place to fifth place in their division. The main reason for this drop has been the depletion of the roster. Whether it be due to injuries, Covid-19 related … More Ambush win on Retro Night!
I get on Twitter this morning to dive into the cesspool of overreaction regarding our boys in Blue. Boy my heavens did this put me in some type of angry mood! Losing 4 out of their last 5 is definitely not ideal, you just hate to see it. Blues fans everywhere are having a damn … More Blues Fans…CALM DOWN!
It was 1979, and St. Louis was awarded a franchise from the now-defunct Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL). That team was known as the St. Louis Steamers, one of the most popular sports teams in St. Louis during the 1980’s. And while the team, nor the league, exists anymore, the legacy lives on almost 30 … More Blast from the Past: The St. Louis Steamers
What do the Blues need to stay healthy? Maybe a hefty glass of milk would help, or a shred of luck! After a demoralizing loss to the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night, the Blues once again are adding another player to the ever-growing injured reserve list. Carl Gunnarsson being the most recent addition after … More Blues Roster Depth Set to Face Challenge as List of Walking Wounded Grows
This time on The Cooperstown Case, we’re going to do something a little different. Instead of talking about a player, we’re going to delve into the world of journalism. Because writers are people too. In fact, some writers are even Hall of Famers. Every year (since 1962 and excluding the strike-shortened 1994 season), the National … More The Cooperstown Case for Joe Strauss
First there was The Man, years later there was El Hombre. Albert Pujols, the 402nd pick in the 1999 MLB draft, recently announced that 2021 would indeed be his last year as a player. A Los Angeles Angel for the last 9 years, Pujols played in St. Louis from 2001-2011 winning the Rookie of the … More Albert Pujols decides 2021 will be his Swan Song
The date was June 22nd, 2002. While fans were waiting for the Cardinals-Cubs game at Wrigley Field to get underway, Cubs catcher Joe Girardi went onto the field and spoke to the crowd, visibly emotional… “Excuse me. I thank you for your patience. We regret to inform you because of a tragedy in the Cardinal … More Cardinals re-issue the late Darryl Kile’s No. 57
The Blues have been involved in an impromptu mini-series against the Arizona Coyotes since February 2nd and it all comes to and end tonight. With COVID-19 sidelining Colorado and Minnesota last week, we have begun to see these series are going to be big in terms of division standings with each game essentially being a … More Blues Pull Weekend Sweep Of Coyotes, Look to Take 4 of 7 To End In-Season Series
Players will report to Jupiter, FL a week from today to get the 2021 season started. While there are always Spring Training surprises or disappointments, the Cardinals aren’t having a lot of “open auditions” for roster spots to start the season. Injuries, or now even Covid, can always stop a player from taking an active … More The 2021 Cardinals Roster: February 10th Edition
The date was January 16th, 1970. A lawsuit was filed against Major League Baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn and MLB, alleging violation of federal antitrust laws. And the person who filed the lawsuit? St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Curt Flood. In 1972, Flood v. Kuhn went to the Supreme Court, where the judges ruled 5-3 in Kuhn’s … More The Cooperstown Case for Curt Flood