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Brian Walton's news and commentary on the St. Louis Cardinals (TM) and their minor league system

Archive for February, 2016

Vintage 1959 Cardinals-Dodgers Game Telecast

Rare game footage of Stan Musial and other St. Louis Cardinals taking on the 1959 Los Angeles Dodgers.

All the Cardinals’ Catching Eggs are in Kelly’s Basket

Carson Kelly looks to be the only catcher in the St. Louis Cardinals system with a reasonable shot at being ready to replace Yadier Molina in two to three years.

Braves Could Balance Florida’s East Coast

If the Atlanta Braves move to Palm Beach, six area clubs would make a more convenient operation for all.

2016 St. Louis Cardinals Spring Training Key Info

The basic baseball information you will need to plan your spring training trip to Jupiter, Florida to see St. Louis Cardinals major and minor league players in action.

Early Line has Cardinals at 87.5 Wins, Cubs at 89

The Atlantis Casino has issued its early over/under win totals for the 2016 Major League Baseball season. Another tight National League Central race could be ahead.

Cardinals Lead MLB in Youthful Manager-Bench Coach Combo

The ages and experience levels of 30 Major League Baseball managers and 30 bench coaches are reviewed in context of the St. Louis Cardinals’ pair.

The Saturday Evening Post’s Baseball, The Glory Years!

A new collector’s edition magazine celebrates nearly 200 years of America’s favorite pastime with illustrations, rare photos and original stories.