On an emotional Opening Day, the Cardinals shutout the Pirates

It was an Opening Day that surely won’t be forgotten in St. Louis anytime soon. With 16 living Hall of Famers, including Whitey Herzog and the newly inducted Ted Simmons in attendance, the Cardinals kicked off the baseball season like only St. Louis could: a ceremony full of emotion, nostalgia, and excitement. Tony LaRussa would’ve … More On an emotional Opening Day, the Cardinals shutout the Pirates

Jim ‘Mudcat’ Grant, American League’s first Black 20-game winner, dies at 85

Jim ‘Mudcat’ Grant, the first black pitcher in the American Leagues to record a 20-win season, died on Thursday at the age of 85. “The Minnesota Twins are deeply saddened by the loss of Jim ‘Mudcat’ Grant, a key part of the franchise’s early years in Minnesota and linchpin of the starting rotation on the … More Jim ‘Mudcat’ Grant, American League’s first Black 20-game winner, dies at 85